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Violent, Motive take home top prizes at 2015 Leos

Violent director Andrew Huculiak (pictured) also took home a best directing award, with Motive picking up prizes for best dramatic series and best screenwriting.

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Meet the Family, Package Deal cancelled

Both City series will not return for third seasons (Meet the Family pictured).

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The Canadian comedy showrunner survey

From Playback magazine: Taking Canada’s TV comedy pulse with some of today’s top showrunners.

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Bubble watch: which Canadian TV shows risk the axe

Following the Canadian Upfronts last week, the spotlight turns to what series are still awaiting decisions from broadcasters.

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Rogers Media unveils 2014-15 schedule

The broadcaster on Tuesday rolled out new U.S. dramas, comedies and reality series to Canadian advertisers. (Package Deal pictured)

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Package Deal’s Jill Morrison promoted to series regular

EXCLUSIVE: The move from recurring guest star comes as the multi-cam comedy for City starts production on a second season. (Jill Morrison, left, pictured along with Julia Voth)

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Battles lines for 2016 terms of trade renewal talks drawn

The fortunes of City’s Package Deal against the economics of airing a U.S. sitcom like Mom came up as broadcasters debated the terms of trade agreement at Banff Industry Day.

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Rogers Media renews Package Deal, Meet the Family (exclusive)

The broadcaster hands out second-season orders to the Thunderbird Films sitcom and Frantic Films reality series.

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City announces fall premiere dates

Canuck series including Package Deal (pictured) on Mondays, and Storage Wars Canada and Meet the Family, anchoring Sunday nights, join the lineup this fall.

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City to debut Package Deal on June 24

The broadcaster had an initial May 6 start date for the multi-camera comedy.

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City to debut Package Deal comedy on May 6

The broadcaster will debut its latest comedy (pictured) in the same slot on Monday nights filled with Seed at 8:30 p.m., sandwiched between How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls.

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Part 3: How City’s Package Deal turns brain drain into brain gain

Culture shock: homegrown talent with Hollywood experience is overturning stereotyped notions of Canadians abroad by making local sitcoms with North American appeal.