Letterkenny

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Eli Shibley to lead Letterkenny format sales

New Metric Media and WildBrain have sold the format in Germany and will work with Shibley to sell the format rights globally in regions such as Russia and the Nordics.

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Letterkenny heads down under

The licensing deal with Australia’s SBS Viceland and SBS On Demand represents the comedy series’ first deal outside of North America.

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In brief: WGC ratifies three-year IPA with CMPA

Plus: Technicolor launches L.A. studio, Letterkenny-inspired beer hits shelves in Alberta and Ontario, and more.

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New Metric hires Matthew Vittiglio to lead finance

The hires mark an evolution for the five-year-old company as it brings more “specialists” into the fold, said president Mark Montefiore.

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Hulu acquires more Letterkenny

Season three and four of the hit Canadian series will premiere on the U.S. streamer Dec. 27.

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Letterkenny returns with first Christmas special

The Crave comedy will ring in the holiday season with A Letterkenny Christmas: The Three Wise Men, while six new episodes are set to follow in December.

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Cameras rolling on more Letterkenny

Six new episodes of the half-hour comedy will debut later this year on CraveTV.

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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.