Proper Television

CBC Upfront 2018

Upfronts ’18: CBC debuts 17 new series

New shows from Temple Street Productions, Circle Blue Entertainment and Don Carmody TV join the primetime lineup, alongside the return of Street Legal.

Arlene Dickinson Under New Management

CBC’s Format Incubator returns for third edition

The pubcaster also announced that its first two incubator projects The Stats of Life and Under New Management (pictured) have been renewed.

Allison Grace

Proper TV ups Allison Grace to VP of content

The Toronto prodco also revealed a number of other changes to its senior management team.

MasterChef Canada S4

Boat Rocker acquires Proper Television, Proper Rights

Proper execs Lesia Capone and Cathie James become co-presidents under the terms of the new deal, which follows the passing of founder and president Guy O’Sullivan in April.

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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.

Guy O'Sullivan

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.