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JFL plants digital comedy seeds with CW

A new deal with U.S. net CW will see Montreal’s Just for Laughs do a broadcast special and new digital comedy series for the teen-skewing net. (JFL COO Bruce Hills pictured.)

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Canadian exports Backpackers, Seed pulled by The CW

The comedies failed to connect with the youth-skewing American network after bowing on July 14. (Seed pictured.)

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Smokebomb’s Backpackers travels to CW Digital

CTV in October ordered the standalone digital series, which will launch with an interactive, choose-your-own-adventure app, from the Shaftesbury’s digital arm.