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New Metric, Rogers ink development deal for crime thriller

The Toronto prodco optioned the rights for the non-fiction book based on mafia boss Vito Rizzuto.

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Letterkenny to premiere on Super Bowl Sunday

The series from New Metric Media will bow on CraveTV with a sneak-peek world premiere this November at the Canadian International Television Festival.

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Programming profile: The ‘Super’ strategy

From Playback magazine: Super Channel’s Julie Di Cresce discusses the channel’s newest original programming and what it’s looking for next.

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Cameras roll on What Would Sal Do?

The cast for the half-hour comedy series was also revealed Wednesday, which will be shot and set in Sudbury, ON.

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Walton boards New Metric’s The Devil You Know

Well-known writer Karen Walton will pen the script for the project in development, with author Elisabeth de Mariaffi acting as consultant.

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Mining CanLit for the next hit

From Playback magazine: With more book-optioning on the horizon thanks to a CRTC pilot project, stakeholders weigh in on the do’s and don’ts of bringing published works to the screen.

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Why CraveTV didn’t have a problem with Letterkenny

As production starts on Bell Media’s adaptation of Jared Keeso’s Letterkenny Problems, Mike Cosentino and New Metric Media discuss translating the web series for TV(ish).

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New Metric Media inks first-look deal with DHX Media

The deal will see DHX Media back scripted series from Mark Montefiore and Patrick O’Sullivan’s production shingle. (Letterkenny pictured.)

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The 2013 10 To Watch: Patrick O’Sullivan

The production development exec, who has worked at CTV, the CFC and CBC, is now launching New Metric Media with producer (and 2012 10 to Watch-er) Mark Montefiore.

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Mark Montefiore, Patrick O’Sullivan to launch New Metric Media

O’Sullivan is leaving the CBC, where he is currently executive in charge of production, at the end of August to co-run the screenwriter-led production shingle (Montefiore pictured).