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Showcase sets fall schedule, Travelers return

The Corus-owned specialty channel also announced premiere dates for recently acquired U.S. series, The Sinner and Marvel’s Runaways.

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Corus picks up broadcast rights to Star Wars franchise

The media co revealed the six-year, 11-picture deal at its Thursday night upfront.

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Upfronts ’17: Corus’ star-studded fall TV strategy

The aim was “big stars and big brands” for Global and specialty networks like Showcase and W.

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Upfronts ’17: Corus adds blockbuster series to specialty lineup

Showcase and ABC Spark will both be home to new Marvel shows, while History will debut Knightfall from exec producer Jeremy Renner.

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Production underway on Travelers season two

The Showcase original, produced by Toronto’s Peacock Alley, has also added a familiar face to the cast.

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How Secret Location made Halcyon a reality

A deal with Syfy took the hybrid digital/VR series to 80 territories globally, garnering acclaim for its novel format. Now, it’s been optioned for an hour-long TV version.

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Travelers heads to season two

Production on the Showcase original will begin in Vancouver this March.

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Deals: Showcase, eOne, Playster, Indiecan

Playster links up with Hasbro, Secret Location’s Halcyon lands Canadian distribution, plus more deals.

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Travelers set for Showcase, Netflix

Production on the Peacock Alley Entertainment series is underway. (Star Eric McCormack pictured.)

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Fall TV: Global TV’s demo-targeting pays off

Reading fall TV’s tea leaves with Christine Shipton, who argues the new TV landscape calls for a look beyond overall AMA.

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Syfy ends Defiance after three seasons

The Toronto-shot series aired on Shaw Media’s Showcase specialty in Canada.

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Tara Ellis returns to CBC as executive director, scripted content

The 15-year Shaw veteran will lead the pubcaster’s content teams to develop comedy, drama and kids programming.