Proper Television

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CBC, Proper Television bake Canadian DNA into U.K. format

CBC’s Jennifer Dettman and Proper’s Cathie James on tailoring the hit series for domestic audiences, the importance of casting and learning from other international remakes.

MasterChef Canada

MasterChef Canada heads to season five on CTV

The Proper TV-produced culinary series received the greenlight on the back of robust ratings, drawing 1.4 million viewers to its season four finale episode.

Great Canadian Baking Show

Great Canadian Baking Show goes to camera

The Proper Television-produced competition series, set to premiere Nov. 1 on CBC, will be hosted by Daniel Levy and Julia Chan.

Billy Goes North

Deals: Proper, Blue Ant, Quebecor Content

Proper Rights has sold its pest control series Billy Goes North into the U.K. and Ireland, plus more deals.

Vegas Rat Rods

Proper Rights sells more than 250 hours of programming

The Toronto-based unscripted distributor has inked deals with international broadcasters for Last Stop Garage, Vegas Rat Rods and other series.

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Proper Television’s Guy O’Sullivan dies

The founder and president of the Toronto factual prodco was 49 years old.

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Great British Bake Off format headed to CBC

The Great Canadian Baking Show will go into production in May ahead of a fall 2017 premiere.

Last Stop Garage

Proper TV’s Last Stop Garage lands in Labrador

Currently in production, the unscripted series will air in both Canada and the U.S. later this year.

Matt Mitchell

Proper Television adds former Muse producer

Matt Mitchell joins the Toronto-based prodco as the company looks to promote its slate in the U.S.

Vegas Rat Rods

Proper Rights inks 10 new deals

The distributor has signed Canadian and international deals for Vegas Rat Rods (pictured), Holmes + Holmes and others.

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Discovery sets premiere date for Frontier

The Bell Media channel has announced its 2016 fall schedule, with five new series set to bow including Tougher Than It Looks?, Mighty Trains and Frontier (pictured).

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CBC rolls out Canada 150 programming plans

Docuseries Canada: The Story of Us from Bristow Global Media and a digital series from Antica Productions and eOne are among the event series greenlit.