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CTV unveils summer lineup

The Bell Media channel made a trio of international pickups, including the new Shonda Rhimes period drama Still Star-Crossed.

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CTV raises the curtain on The Launch

The six-part music series, exec produced by John Brunton and Lindsay Cox of Insight Productions, is set to go to camera this fall in Toronto.

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Deals: DHX, PNP, Farpoint, eOne

DHX Media licenses the 30-episode second season of Teletubbies to Nick Jr. in the U.S., plus more deals of the week.

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Insight, Bunim/Murray ink development deal

Under the non-exclusive agreement, the reality-focused prodcos will collaborate on unscripted formats for Canadian, U.S. and international markets.

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In Brief: TIFFxInstagram adds stars, NSI partners with Creative Sask

James Franco is one of three new jury members added to the film competition, Creative Saskatchewan will support two NSI programs, plus more news of the week.

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CBC doc channel to air new season of Intervention Canada

The series, which will premiere on CBC’s Documentary Channel this month, previously aired for two seasons on Slice. (Interventionist Maureen Brine pictured.)

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Big Brother Canada posts premiere growth

The show’s Wednesday night opener was watched by just under one million viewers.

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Insight, CBC developing Lisa Gabriele novel adaptation

The series is based on a best-selling novel by Gabriele.

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How To Change The World gets cross-platform rollout

The Canada/U.K. copro documentary will debut in staggered windows across Bell Media properties.

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Steve Nash-backed series in development at CBC

The in-development dramatic series is produced by Insight Productions and Nash’s Meathawk Productions.

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Amazing Race Canada renewed for season 4

The series wraps this Wednesday after earning an average audience of 2.6 million throughout its third season.

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Coming Soon: How To Change The World

Robin Smith of Toronto-based distributor KinoSmith on the theatrical release strategy for Greenpeace doc How To Change The World.