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TSC names Writer’s Room Intensive winners

Six writers will spend a day in a writer’s room with 19-2‘s Bruce Smith.

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Trish Williams leaving Bell Media to executive produce Saving Hope

With Williams’ departure, Tom Hastings becomes Bell Media’s new director of independent production (Williams pictured).

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Tom Hastings moves to Bell Media as drama production exec

The former CBC exec will develop drama series and movies for the company’s conventional and specialty channels.

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CBC merges drama and comedy as programming shakeup continues

The twin divisions will be merged into one department, scripted prime time, to be headed up by ex-comedy chief Jenny Hacker.

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CBC goes to pilot with a police procedural

Exclusive: Phyllis Platt, CBC Television’s interim executive director, confirmed the pubcaster is going to pilot with Cracked, a police drama from White Pines Pictures.