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Corus eyes VR with Vikings app launch

The show’s new immersive experience will be available for mobile devices in advance of its season five premiere.

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Canadians nab Emmy noms

Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallee received a nod for his work on Big Little Lies, while Vikings and Alberta-shot Fargo are also up for trophies.

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Hulu renews The Handmaid’s Tale

The Toronto-shot series’ sophomore season has also been picked up by Bell Media’s Bravo.

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Bell Media gets Canadian exclusive for The Handmaid’s Tale

The 10-part first season of the dystopian drama will be coming to Bravo and CraveTV.

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MGM, Skydance’s Condor confirmed for T.O.

The TV series is service produced via John Weber and Frank Siracusa’s Take 5 Productions/Whizbang Films partnership.

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Best of the Year: Take 5 Productions/Whizbang Films

How the Toronto companies are bringing U.S. drama series (and dollars) north of the border.

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History preps Vikings return

The second half of the series’ fourth season returns to the channel in a new timeslot.

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The Handmaid’s Tale to shoot in Toronto

The MGM Television series will set up shop at Cinespace Film Studios, with Take 5 and Whizbang handling production in Canada. (Lead Elisabeth Moss pictured.)

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Vikings gets the season 5 go-ahead

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

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CW re-ups lineup, greenlights Reign to season four

The CW renews its lineup of originals, including the Take 5/Whizbang/CBS production and a host of British Columbia-shot series.

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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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History orders extra Vikings episodes

The new season, set to bow in February 2016, has been bumped from 16 to 20 episodes.