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The top-rated Canadian TV of 2015

The top three Canadian series from CBC, Bell Media, Shaw Media, Rogers Media and Corus in 2015. (Important correction for Between ratings.)

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Book of Negroes, Mommy win top prizes at DGC Awards

Vikings and Elephant Song were also among the projects that picked up trophies at the awards gala Saturday night. (The Book of Negroes pictured.)

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Michael Serafini joins DHX as VP of programming

Serafini will lead strategic development, execution and promotion of DHX Television.

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Why CBC is going big on arts, digital for 2015/16

CBC execs on the reasoning behind some of the changes in the programming strategy for 2015/2016 – and what is staying the same.

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Season two of Schitt’s Creek in production

The comedy from Eugene and Daniel Levy will return this winter to CBC and U.S. net POP.

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Deals: CraveTV, Remstar, Mongrel, Netflix

Schitt’s Creek (pictured) is now streaming on Netflix Canada, and more deals of the week.

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Canadian Cinema Editors unveil 2015 award nominees

Editors up for prizes for the fifth edition of the awards include Adam Locke-Norton for Mountain Men and Entangled, and Trevor Ambrose for Schitt’s Creek (pictured).

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Schitt’s Creek premieres to 1.4M viewers

Following a big bow for CBC’s The Book of Negroes last week, the ratings for the edgy comedy signal another win for the pubcaster.

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CBC greenlights second season of Schitt’s Creek

The comedy, co-created and starring Eugene Levy and son Daniel Levy, debuts on Tuesday night.

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MIPCOM: John Morayniss on refocusing CanCon, TV regs

The eOne TV boss tells Playback Daily new technologies mean old rules restrict creativity and Canadian industry growth, and must change.

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Schitt’s Creek lands U.S. broadcaster

The Eugene Levy starrer is headed stateside to a CBS specialty channel.

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Eugene Levy on why Canadian comedy doesn’t need Americanizing

MIPCOM: Funny is funny, the Hollywood comic actor told Playback Daily while promoting Schitt’s Creek to international buyers in Cannes. (Eugene and Dan Levy pictured.)