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Allarco exits creditor protection, rebrands Super Channel

President Don McDonald discusses creating a more distinctive pay-TV brand, working with indies after its large-scale licence divestment and its commissioning strategy.

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Super Channel brings back Pure for season two

After CBC last year opted not to renew the hour-long drama, Super Channel has stepped in to commission a sophomore season of the Mennonite mob drama.

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Melissa Kajpust upped at Super Channel

With the promotion, Kajpust’s remit will expand to include all U.S. and international program acquisitions.

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Super Channel restructures executive team

Donald McDonald adds the role of COO, taking over duties from former president and chief operating officer Malcolm Knox, who left the company in September.

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Brendon Sawatzky rejoins NSI

As director of programming, Sawatzky replaces Melissa Kajpust, who left the NSI to rejoin Super Channel.

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NSI names new director of programming

Melissa Kajpust takes over the position at the Winnipeg-based training school.

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Kajpust joins NSI

Writer Melissa Kajpust is the newest member of the National Screen Institute, where she’ll be taking over the position of NSI Drama Prize program manager.