Schitt’s Creek

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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.)

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The New Establishment: Michael Grassi

This writer and producer had the industry abuzz before he even landed his first TV writing gig – and now he’s one of Canada’s most talked-about up-and-coming showrunners.

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The New Establishment: Andrew Barnsley

Juggling two comedies and a documentary miniseries for 2015, Barnsley is proving he’s out for more than just laughs in Canadian TV.

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CBC upfront: hellos, goodbyes and ‘new directions’

The pubcaster unveils its fall lineup amidst its ongoing budget crisis, revealing the end of Doyle, a new comedy portal and details on two of its new one-hour dramas.

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Schitt’s Creek starts production, adds cast

The Eugene Levy-helmed comedy is shooting in Toronto through June and has added five key new cast members.

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CBC announces next-season pickups and renewals

New comedy Schitt’s Creek and drama Strange Empire are on tap, along with a full season for Canada’s Smartest Person and the addition of Frantic Films’ Of All Places.

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SCTV alums Levy and O’Hara to star in CBC comedy

The series is the first major television project for Eugene and Dan Levy’s production company, Not A Real Company Productions Inc. (Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara pictured)