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Netflix launches a new Vikings epic with Michael Hirst, Jeb Stuart

The spinoff will not be a Canadian coproduction, but Toronto’s Take 5 Productions will be attached to handle post-production.

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Hulu taps The Handmaid’s Tale for season four

Similar to its past three seasons, the Toronto-shot dystopian series is set to return to Cinespace’s Kipling Studio.

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Vikings to end after season six

The long-running hit will conclude after its sixth season, which has already wrapped production.

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Take 5 Productions adds Nick Iannelli

The EVP of post production replaces Bill Goddard, who will continue with the company as a consultant.

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Hulu renews The Handmaid’s Tale for round three

The Toronto-shot series’ third season is set to return to Cinespace’s Kipling Studio.

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Take 5, Whizbang and J. Miles Dale snag PGAs

Toronto-shot projects The Handmaid’s Tale and The Shape of Water continue to claim high-profile prizes with their respective wins at the Producers Guild of America Awards.

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Handmaid’s Tale wins big at Golden Globes

The Toronto-shot series picked up two trophies, including best dramatic television series.

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Vikings maintains robust ratings in season five premiere

The international coproduction drew an overnight audience of 463,500 viewers (2+) as it returned on History.

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Canadians bask in Handmaid’s Tale Emmy afterglow

Producers on the series reflect on a wild week that saw the Margaret Atwood story make Emmy history just as production started on season two.

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Jean-Marc Vallee, Handmaid’s Tale win Emmys

The Montreal filmmaker took home an award for Big Little Lies, while Toronto-shot The Handmaid’s Tale was a big winner of the night, setting a new benchmark for streaming services.

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Vikings renewed for sixth season

Corus Entertainment’s History has ordered 20 additional episodes of the hit Canada/Ireland copro.

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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.