Letterkenny

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Alex Lalonde joins New Metric Media

The former COO of Digital Howard has been appointed VP of business affairs and operations.

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Hulu picks up two seasons of Letterkenny

The deal, handled by series distributor DHX Media, will see the half-hour comedy debut in the U.S. on July 13.

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CraveTV adds new original comedy

Half-hour mockumentary New Eden is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment.

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Kim’s Convenience, Alias Grace scribes up for WGC Awards

On the film side, the writers behind Entanglement and Indian Horse were among those nominated.

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In brief: Whites Sudbury expands

Plus: Andrea Grau takes on a senior management role at TIFF and Seven24′s Tom Cox is awarded for his contributions to the Canadian industry.

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Letterkenny short-form spin-off headed to SnackableTV

Bell Media’s mobile app will also be the Canadian home for Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud comedy service.

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Letterkenny has it all ‘figgered’ out

A story of media, merch and microbrews: Letterkenny is Playback’s best-marketed TV brand of 2017.

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Letterkenny bulks up cast as production gets underway

Jay Baruchel has joined in a supporting role, with six new episodes now shooting in Sudbury, ON.

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CraveTV commissions 40 more Letterkenny episodes

In a wide-ranging deal with New Metric Media, the SVOD also unveiled a partnership to shop the show and format rights internationally.

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In Brief: Mom and Dad, Letterkenny, Panavision

Marblemedia names hosts for Just Like Mom and Dad, another special for Letterkenny and Panavision hires as a longtime exec retires.

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Can broader appeal and co-viewing keep Comedy laughing?

The channel is doubling down on a strategy that has served it well over 20 years, relying on syndicated and second-window hits to provide viewers with TV comfort food.

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Letterkenny gets another six-pack

Bell Media announced production is underway on another half dozen episodes of the CraveTV series, set to premiere later this year.