Cineflix Rights sells Property Brothers into the U.K. market
The Cineflix Productions series was sold to over 100 countries prior to this latest deal, including Australia, Italy, France and China.
Canadian soundstages see solid bookings for U.S. pilot season
The collapsed Canadian dollar has several drama pilots coming north, including the Luke Wilson-starrer Roadies (Wilson pictured).
Frantic Films taps Graham Ludlow to boost scripted TV slate
The Vancouver-raised, Los Angeles-based consultant earlier stick-handled three TV movies for CTV and Lifetime
Cameras roll on Final Exam
The film, starring Shenae Grimes (pictured), Keegan Allen and Brett Dier, will shoot in the Hamilton, ON area.
Lionsgate, A+E forge DVD distribution partnership
The deal encompasses programming including A&E’s Duck Dynasty (pictured), History’s Pawn Stars and Lifetime’s Dance Moms.
How Lifetime fits into Shaw Media’s programming strategy
SVP of content Barb Williams (pictured) tells Playback that the channel will work with Slice to monopolize the company’s viewership across the wider female demo.
Global gets dramatic for fall
The network has announced a renewed focus on Thursday night programming and 10 p.m. dramas, like Elementary (pictured) and Vegas.
Shaw Media to launch two new specialty channels
Shaw Media announced Wednesday that it will launch Lifetime and H2, and has commissioned more than 650 hours of original Canadian specialty programming for fall.
Neve Campbell-starrer Sworn to Silence shooting at Cinevillage
The Lifetime backdoor pilot will be lensed from Jan. 25 to Feb. 20 in Toronto, with Mary Young Leckie and Terry Gould producing.
Molly Parker grabs lead in Lifetime pilot drama
Molly Parker (Swingtown, Deadwood) has landed the lead in Lifetime Network’s drama pilot Meet Jane from producer Warner Horizon.