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The Best Laid Plans ends limited CBC run, won’t return

The Phyllis Platt-produced miniseries was intended as a one-off event series only, with no second season, the network told Playback Daily.


The Best Laid Plans starts production in Ottawa

Jonas Chernick (pictured), Kenneth Welsh and Jodi Balfour lead the CBC series due for a winter 2014 launch.

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Cameras roll on CBC TV movie Still Life

The adaptation of the Louise Penny crime novel series is the first project from PDM Entertainment, the production vehicle for Phyllis Platt, Brian Dennis and Peter Moss.

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How Peter Moss, Phyllis Platt and Brian Dennis expect to make a killing with CBC crime dramas

Or how PDM Entertainment solved the mystery of popular crime writer Louise Penny’s reluctance to give up her Three Pines/Inspector Gamache series for TV treatment.

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Phyllis Platt, Brian Dennis and Peter Moss form TV producer PDM Entertainment

The Canadian TV veterans are developing character-driven properties, including adapting the Louise Penny crime novels Three Pines/Inspector Gamache.


CBC orders Norm Hiscock comedy pilot

Exclusive: The CBC has made its fourth official pilot order this TV season from the veteran Canadian scribe.

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CBC goes to pilot with a police procedural

Exclusive: Phyllis Platt, CBC Television’s interim executive director, confirmed the pubcaster is going to pilot with Cracked, a police drama from White Pines Pictures.

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CBC announces three key exec changes

CBC appoints Christine Wilson, Julie Bristow and Phyllis Platt to new key roles.