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Dance Revolution

Dance Revolution earns second act

The format developed and produced by Montreal’s Quebecor Content and prodco Fair-Play will return to TVA next year.

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Quebec industry sets sustainability goals with Rolling Green initiative

The proposed action plan aims to reduce the province’s environmental footprint while increasing its competitive edge.

Billy Goes North

Deals: Proper, Blue Ant, Quebecor Content

Proper Rights has sold its pest control series Billy Goes North into the U.K. and Ireland, plus more deals.

La Voix

Quebecor Fund distributes nearly $2M across seven projects

La Voix season five was among the projects to receive funding through the Main Television Production Assistance Program.

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TVA renews kids cooking competition series

A second season of Born to be a Chef has been commissioned in advance of its season one premiere this October.

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TVA to shutter business channel

Argent will go off the air at the end of the month.

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Productions J ceases TV operations

Julie Snyder’s production company, which handles La Voix and Star Academie, is getting out of the TV game following a dispute with the government over tax credits.

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Quebecor Fund invests $2.7M across 8 projects

Aetios Productions and Television Parallele are among the prodcos selected to receive financing for projects in this latest round of funding.

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Remstar pacts with L.A. producer on production division

Clark Peterson, producer on Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet for Salma Hayek will head up Remstar Studios, based in Los Angeles. (Peterson pictured.)

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Pixcom sells format option for Appearances

The Montreal-based prodco has sold the option for the format of its drama series Appearances (pictured) to U.S. producer Intrigue and French proco Samka.

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CRTC dismisses Quebecor complaint against Bell Fund

The regulator rules the industry fund did not discriminate when deciding on financing for three TVA projects.

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Rogers pays $5.2 billion for Canadian NHL rights over 12 years

Sportsnet has sent rival TSN to the sidelines as it gets all national rights to TV hockey, and offsets steep cost with sub-licensing deals with the CBC and TVA in Quebec.