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Cameras roll on fifth season of APTN’s Blackstone

The latest cycle from Prairie Dog Film + Television is shooting in Edmonton through June 2015.

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Just For Laughs Gags clears syndication in 75% of U.S. market

The Canadian hidden camera gag series already airs in 135 countries worldwide.

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Cineflix Rights picks up int’l rights to Blackstone

The deal with PPI Releasing will see the APTN drama shopped to international broadcasters beyond North America.

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JFL Gags lands U.S. syndication deal

Three seasons of Just for Laughs Gags previously aired on U.S. network ABC.

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PPI Releasing shopping CTV’s The Social for U.S. syndication

“We’ve created an engaging series that is resonating with Canadian viewers, and can launch in the U.S. next year with a solid foundation,” CTV exec Rick Brace said Wednesday.

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APTN’s Blackstone drama raises curtain on third season

The Canadian TV drama (pictured), long in limbo, is looking ahead with new-found assurance to a likely U.S. sale and fourth season.

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Blackstone and the puzzle of Canadian drama authenticity

Playback goes on set in Edmonton to see a raw, authentic drama from APTN about First Nation power and politics told from the aboriginal point of view.

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Sanctuary secures U.S. broadcast syndication deal

PPI Releasing and distributor Tricon Films & Television cleared the Canadian-shot series that ran for four seasons on Syfy in over 78% of the U.S. market.

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MIPCOM12: Canuck industry news roundup

Playback’s editors in Cannes report on Sanctuary (pictured) getting syndication, Shaftesbury’s Do-Over pact, new Peace Point Rights partnerships, DHX sales to Germany and Breakthrough’s Rocket Monkeys rollout.

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Is Little Mosque on the Prairie headed to America?

WestWind Pictures’ Mary Darling and Clark Donnelly talk to Playback about teaming up with U.S. distributor PPI Releasing, and why the time is right for the show to hit the States.