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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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New Metric Media to develop comedy for Bell Media

Children Ruin Everything is created by Kurt Smeaton, with Arrested Development writer Chuck Tatham (pictured) attached as executive producer.

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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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Deals: Blue Ice, New Metric, Trio Orange, Blue Ant

Canadian series Vagrant Queen and Letterkenny ink new U.S. deals, Blue Ant picks up Shadow of Dumont, and more.

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L.A. trade mission: pitching Toronto in the age of global production hubs

Attendees of last week’s mission, including Mayor John Tory, discuss how the conversation has changed in 2019 as new streamers launch and Toronto’s infrastructure expands.

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New Metric Media to open L.A. office

The fast-growing prodco’s new California outpost will be led by its president, Mark Montefiore.

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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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Bad Blood heads to Netflix

New Metric president Mark Montefiore says the deal bolsters the prodco’s position as it expands its scope and global ambitions.

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CMF awards $9M across 43 digital projects

Projects from Blue Ant Media Productions, Big Bad Boo Digital and Hollywood Suite are among those receiving support.

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New Metric expands development team

Beth Iley (pictured) will source and develop dramatic TV projects alongside the company’s VP of development Caroline Habib.

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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.