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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.)


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.)


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.