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Lambur Productions signs first major deal

Joan Lambur’s Toronto-based kids prodco has optioned the TV rights to the Sophie Kinsella (pictured) novel Fairy Mom and Me.

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Joan Lambur exits Breakthrough, launches new prodco

Toronto-based Lambur Productions aims to be a new major player in children’s and family programming, with prodco Sinking Ship on board as an investor.

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Breakthrough adds to C-suite

Suzanne Wilson joins the company as its VP of family entertainment.

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Mining CanLit for the next hit

From Playback magazine: With more book-optioning on the horizon thanks to a CRTC pilot project, stakeholders weigh in on the do’s and don’ts of bringing published works to the screen.

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Martha Sepulveda joins Breakthrough Entertainment

The former Sinking Ship development manager lands a director role at Toronto-based Breakthrough.

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Max and Shred gets radical at Revival

The second-season shoot for the YTV kids’ live-action sitcom is underway at Toronto’s Revival Studio.

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Breakthrough, YTV and Nickelodeon pact on Max & Shred series

The live action sitcom will bow in the U.S. on Oct. 6, a day ahead of the Canadian launch date.

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Breakthrough presells Zerby Derby to Sprout

The Toronto-based producer and distributor has presold its new preschool series, Zerby Derby (pictured) to Sprout in the U.S. and South Korea’s MBC, heading into MIPCOM next month.

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Nickelodeon hops on Rocket Monkeys

The U.S.-based company has taken the Breakthrough Entertainment property for its worldwide network.