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Programming profile: A&E and History

Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP and head of programming at A&E Networks, and Eli Lehrer, EVP of programming at History, talk the channels’ diverging programming strategies.

The Indian Detective

Top-rated Canadian TV of 2017

Reality formats and long-running dramas garnered the most eyeballs, but freshman scripted series also made an impact.

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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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Vikings, Mary Kills People win at DGC Awards

Weirdos claimed the top film prize at the 16th annual edition of the awards gala.

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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.

Jean Marc Vallee

Canadians nab Emmy noms

Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallee received a nod for his work on Big Little Lies, while Vikings and Alberta-shot Fargo are also up for trophies.

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Tribute: History’s history

Over 20 years, the specialty shifted its focus from educational to more populist programming, and the rest, as they say is…

Vikings Season 3

History preps Vikings return

The second half of the series’ fourth season returns to the channel in a new timeslot.

Robert Budreau

DGC names nominees for 2016 awards

Robert Budreau (pictured) is up for an award for his debut feature, Born to be Blue, while Vikings directors take over the dramatic series category.

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Canadian producers score 37 Rockies nominations

Vikings (pictured) and Highway Thru Hell are among the series nominated for the Banff World Media Festival awards.

Vikings Season 3

Vikings gets the season 5 go-ahead

The drama will head to season five with an expanded order.