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Upfronts ’16: Corus specialty highlights local formats for fall

The company’s fall/winter schedule sees The Real Housewives of Toronto joining The Bachelorette Canada alongside three new originals for its factual lineup on specialty.

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First Dates goes to a second season

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

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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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MsLabelled’s broadcast debut comes with a twist

The Smokebomb series moves from web to Slice channel in a unique sponsored integration with a feature film.

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Unusually Thicke remodels for new season

Peacock Alley Entertainment’s comic reality show returns this September with a renovation focus and a new home.

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Specialties @ 20: Slice

From Playback magazine: in our multi-part tribute to Canada’s key specialty channels, today we look back on 20 years of Slice. (Big Brother Canada pictured.)

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Big Brother Canada, Remedy return on Global, Slice

Overnight ratings roll in for Global TV’s original mid-season series debuts, with Big Brother Canada also premiering on Slice.

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Barbara Shearer to head Anaid’s Toronto office

Shearer joins the prodco after an executive stint at Shaw Media.

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Slice, ID prepare to See No Evil

U.S. net Investigation Discovery and Shaw’s Slice have commissioned six-part crime doc series See No Evil, which examines murders solved using closed-circuit television footage.

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Big Brother Canada finale draws 1.1 million on Slice

The reality series almost doubled its numbers from last year’s inaugural season finale.

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Slice sets spring premiere for Unusually Thicke

The Peacock Alley Entertainment series featuring Alan Thicke is also airing on TV Guide Network (TVGN) in the U.S.

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Barb Williams on why Canadian TV still fails women

“There’s no doubt that we feel there’s way too big a gap,” Williams told Playback Daily about the too-slow push to gender equality in Canadian media, during the Banff Industry Day.