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OUTtv takes Dragula to television

The LGBTQ channel has commissioned a second season of the show, after season one drew almost 850,000 views on YouTube.

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Spooky series Shadowlands starts production

The eight-part anthology series from Border2Border Entertainment will air on OUTtv in 2018.

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In brief: OUTtv launches SVOD; Vanasse joins Talent Fund team

The LGBTQ-focused OTT platform is now available in Canada, the Cardinal star will serve as the Fund’s ambassador, plus more news.

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OUTtv focuses on international expansion with new ownership

Stern Partners will invest in the company as it looks to expand its LGBTQ-friendly content and OTT platform across the border.

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Peace Point eyes more int’l sales with season 2 of Cabin Pressure

With series stars Colin and Justin maximized across Cottage Life properties, the season-two greenlight gives extra heft to the show’s global sales strategy, says exec producer Les Tomlin.

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The Switch: tackling transgender issues with comedy

Executive producer and actor Amy Fox (pictured) tells Playback Daily why laughter helps frame serious social issues on TV that otherwise confuse or bore people.

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Cottage Life takes on Cabin Pressure

Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure, the latest addition to the Blue Ant Media specialty channel’s lineup, follows the design duo to cottage country as they transform their new rustic digs.

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OUTtv pre-buys Sex & Violence

The six-part mini-series, written and directed by Thom Fitzgerald (pictured), will shoot through May in Nova Scotia.

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OUTtv’s James Shavick buys out main investors

Pink Triangle Press and Peace Point Entertainment head for the exits as the specialty channel aims at more a mainstream audience.

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OUTtv offers $10,000 in funding for four films

The GLBT media portal has launched the second phase of its Hot Pink Shorts initiative, and will be picking four pitches to each receive $2,500 in funding.