HGTV Canada

Absentia

Upfronts ’17: Corus adds blockbuster series to specialty lineup

Showcase and ABC Spark will both be home to new Marvel shows, while History will debut Knightfall from exec producer Jeremy Renner.

Jillian Harris

W Network unveils Jillian Harris docuseries

Produced by Toronto’s Big Coat Media, the four-part series follows the Love it or List It host.

shutterstock_78781993

HGTV Canada preps two new originals

Save My Reno and Backyard Builds have been added to the specialty channel’s spring lineup.

homeToWinCast

Best of the Year: Home To Win

Canada’s newest specialty reality series took a cue from superheroes – packing stars into one show – and watched the viewers and sponsors pour in.

Credit: Sinking Ship & The Fred Rogers Company

In brief: Odd Squad hits the road, TAP names 2016 projects

A live musical production of Odd Squad (pictured) will travel to 60 cities, Trans Atlantic Partners names Canadian participants, plus more news.

shutterstock_78781993

HGTV Canada greenlights two originals

Both series go into production later this summer in the Greater Toronto Area.

shutterstock_TV

Upfronts ’16: Corus specialty highlights local formats for fall

The company’s fall/winter schedule sees The Real Housewives of Toronto joining The Bachelorette Canada alongside three new originals for its factual lineup on specialty.

Copied from Realscreen - Mike Holmes

Production starts on new Mike Holmes series

The six-episode series will bow on HGTV Canada this fall.

Chef in Your Ear

Chef in Your Ear whispers sweetly for Shaw Media

The new Food Network Canada series debuts as the top new Canadian specialty series this fall, while Leave it to Bryan finds its highest season premiere ever on HGTV. (Chef in Your Ear pictured.)

McGillivrays

Scott McGillivray hangs shingle on new prodco

McGillivray Entertainment will take control of producing content for the factual star’s TV and digital endeavors. (Scott McGillivray and family pictured.)

shaw

Shaw unveils blueprints for The House that HGTV Built

A first look at a new format that will see a U.S. HGTV daytime special transformed into an original event-style prime time series.

shutterstock_people

Tanya Linton leaves Shaw Media

The former director of original production for lifestyle at Shaw has joined Toronto-based Architect Films.