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JANN starts its second verse in Calgary

CTV has upped the episode order in season two, bringing the total to eight, while Jennica Harper returns as showrunner.

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In Brief: Anthropocene lands special theatrical run

Plus: European Film Market unveils a new initiative, while Jann Arden is the inaugural recipient of the Firecracker Department’s Blaze Award.

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Modern Canadian showrunner pt. 2: opportunities abound for creators

Showrunners discuss new opportunities created by SVOD players and expanded funding triggers, and how the discussion around diversity is evolving.

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The modern Canadian showrunner: navigating a landscape in flux

Part one of Playback magazine’s showrunner feature looks at the increased creative freedom afforded to writers, and why now is an exciting time to build a career in Canada.

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JANN hits all the right notes in CTV debut

The premiere episode drew an average audience of 1.4 million viewers across its premiere and weekend encore.

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CTV sets March premiere for Jann Arden comedy

Bell Media set its midseason schedule, which will include a slightly expanded episode order for The Launch season two.

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Bell Fund awards $5.5M across 33 TV projects

Seven24 Films and Project 10′s upcoming comedy Jann and season four of Cardinal are among the projects that received support.

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Jann croons in Calgary

Filming is underway on the CTV comedy in which Jann Arden plays an artist who’s convinced a rebrand will put her waning career back on course.

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Upfront ’18: Bell Media greenlights original comedy for 2018/19 slate

The half-hour comedy starring Jann Arden sits among a roster of 42 new and returning series, with The Beaverton, Cardinal and Corner Gas Animated also receiving renewals.