Leilah and Jen

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Andrea Martin joins Working The Engels as lead

The Global Television comedy from sister screenwriters Katie and Jane Ford and Halfire-CORE Entertainment will shoot in the fall (Martin pictured).

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Katie Ford: “It’s a special time” for Canuck scribes in Tinseltown

The veteran TV writer wants to create a boot camp setting in Canada for local screenwriters to get invaluable experience before heading down to Los Angeles to master their craft.

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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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Hollywood scribe Katie Ford pens CBC comedy pilot Leilah and Jen

The cast-contingent project from Entertainment One, about two different sisters reinventing their suburban lives, will be directed by Jacob Tierney.