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Hulu, YTV pick up The Hardy Boys

Production is underway on Nelvana’s upcoming teen-skewing mystery reboot, with the series set to launch in the U.S. and Canada in 2020.

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Letterkenny heads down under

The licensing deal with Australia’s SBS Viceland and SBS On Demand represents the comedy series’ first deal outside of North America.

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Hulu taps The Handmaid’s Tale for season four

Similar to its past three seasons, the Toronto-shot dystopian series is set to return to Cinespace’s Kipling Studio.

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Hulu acquires more Letterkenny

Season three and four of the hit Canadian series will premiere on the U.S. streamer Dec. 27.

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In brief: NBCUniversal’s Hayu launches in Canada

Plus: eOne adds a new VP of development and signs a first-look deal, VIFF creates an award in Rob Stewart’s name, and more.

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Season two of Burden of Truth underway

The Kristin Kreuk-starrer has cameras rolling in Winnipeg ahead of its U.S. debut on the CW later this month, with some new faces behind the camera and in the writers’ room.

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Alex Lalonde joins New Metric Media

The former COO of Digital Howard has been appointed VP of business affairs and operations.

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Wattpad adds director of content development and production

Lindsey Ramey joins the story platform’s L.A.-based studio, where she’ll work with creatives to turn Wattpad stories into film and TV projects.

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Hulu picks up two seasons of Letterkenny

The deal, handled by series distributor DHX Media, will see the half-hour comedy debut in the U.S. on July 13.

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Deals: eOne, Bron, Super Channel, Sony Pictures Television

eOne picks up the distribution rights to Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie outside the U.S., Bron inks deals with Sony Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky, plus more.

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Hulu picks up Wattpad hit

The U.S. streamer has given a 10-episode order to the thriller Light as a Feather, with Wattpad’s Aron Levitz (pictured) and Eric Lehrman among the exec producers.

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Hulu renews The Handmaid’s Tale for round three

The Toronto-shot series’ third season is set to return to Cinespace’s Kipling Studio.