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Private Eyes

MIPTV: Private Eyes gets ready to be exposed

The new eOne show for Global looks to bring a big-budget feel and a sassy take to the traditional crime procedural. (Stars Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson pictured.)

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Christine Shipton to leave Shaw Media in Corus merger

Shipton, most recently chief content officer at Shaw Media, has commissioned thousands of hours of Canadian programming in her career at the company.

Chopped Canada

Shaw Media orders ‘special’ serving of Chopped

The latest season of the Paperny Entertainment series will be made up entirely of special and themed episodes.

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CRTC approves Corus acquisition of Shaw Media

The regulator has said no tangible benefits will be generated from the deal, nor will any new broadcast licences be issued for any of the services.

Vikings Season 3

Vikings gets the season 5 go-ahead

The drama will head to season five with an expanded order.

Corus Quay

Corus shareholders vote to approve Shaw acquisition

The vote took place at Corus HQ this morning and saw shareholders vote almost 80% in favour of the deal.

First Dates

First Dates goes to a second season

The Force Four and Remedy Canada factual series has been greenlit by Shaw Media’s Slice.

bigBrotherCanada

Big Brother Canada posts premiere growth

The show’s Wednesday night opener was watched by just under one million viewers.

Vikings

Vikings building momentum in season four

Total numbers from the History series’ February premiere are up 32% year-over-year in Canada, with ratings success in Asia as well.

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Errol Da-Re lands at CBC/Radio-Canada

The former Shaw Media EVP of sales is tasked with leading Olympic sales at the pubcaster.

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How much is local TV worth?

As the CRTC’s hearings into community and local TV wrap up today, a look at some of the arguments and proposals put forward by the big media players.

David Leyes, courtesy of Canadian Film Centre.

Shaw Media greenlights Mary Kills People for Global

The drama is executive produced by Tassie Cameron and created by newcomer Tara Armstrong (pictured).