Jocelyn Deschenes

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Taking Quebec’s French-language TV to the world

From Playback magazine: For decades the French-Canadian industry has punched above its weight. Now it wants to play on the global stage.

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Specialties @ 20: Bravo

From Playback magazine: in our multi-part tribute to Canada’s key specialty channels, today we look back on 20 years of Bravo.

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CBC orders English adaptation of Quebec drama Nouvelle Adresse

Sphere Media Plus is producing the French language drama for the English Canada market after the earlier success of the 19-2 adaptation on Bravo.

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Richard Chevolleau, Lisa Berry join 19-2 cast

The Bravo police drama is shooting its second second in Montreal.

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Virginia Rankin joins Sphere Media

The veteran TV exec will executive produce the second season of 19-2 (pictured) for Bravo.

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Podz on gritty, real-life roots of 19-2 cop drama

“I always found that if you’re uncovering the human condition, people will connect,” the Quebec director (pictured) said in Cannes of the French-Canadian cop drama now being adapted for English-speaking Canada by Bell Media.

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Production starts on 19-2, Bravo’s Quebec cop drama adaptation

Benz Antoine (pictured), Maxim Roy, Isabelle Latendresse and Laurence Lebouef have joined the cast for the English language version of the popular French-language series.

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Bravo acquires 19-2 from Sphere Media Plus and Echo Media

The French-to-English TV adaptation of a popular Quebec cop drama will be broadcast in early 2014.

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CBC orders three more pilots, Port Hope, 19-2 and The Khouris

Trio follows the pilot order for Leilah and Jen from Hollywood scribe Katie Ford and Entertainment One earlier in the week.

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Sphere Media Plus opens Toronto office after NBC adaptation deal

Carolyn Newman is to head up the North American development office for the veteran Quebec producer led by Jocelyn Deschenes.