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CBC, Netflix ready Anne reboot

Executive producers Miranda de Pencier and Moira Walley-Beckett talk late-night deal making, remaking the iconic series for 2017 and the potential of more seasons.

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Travelers heads to season two

Production on the Showcase original will begin in Vancouver this March.

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Shaftesbury’s Slasher gets Netflix release

On the heels of its CSA noms, the thriller is now available on the SVOD in multiple markets, including Canada, France and Italy.

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Binge-watching isn’t just for millennials: study

MTM’s new research finds the act is increasingly popular with those over 50, and Netflix is now outpacing PVR and live TV.

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Amazon Prime Video launches globally

The SVOD service is now available in Canada and more than 200 countries around the world.

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Taking Alias Grace from page to screen

With production just wrapped on the six-part miniseries, Noreen Halpern talks pitching Netflix, mammoth crews and top-to-bottom Canadian productions.

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Take the Shot aims for global success with Frontier

Creators Rob and Peter Blackie on how they’ve tailored the show to appeal to “everybody.”

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Do Canadians know if they’re watching online TV?

MTM has amended its viewership stats after finding that not all respondents thought OTT services counted as online TV watching.

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Netflix joins CBC for Anne series

The eight-part series is created by Breaking Bad writer Moira Walley-Beckett and produced by Northwood Entertainment.

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How Atomic Cartoons caught the Beatle-mania bug

Canada/Australia coproduction Beat Bugs is the largest project ever undertaken by the subsidiary of Vancouver’s Thunderbird.

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Deals: CBC, Bron Studios, Tricon

CBC has acquired the first season of BBC One drama The A Word (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

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Netflix picks up Blackstone

All five seasons of the Prairie Dog Film + Television-produced series will head to the streamer this month.