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Corus picks up broadcast rights to Star Wars franchise

The media co revealed the six-year, 11-picture deal at its Thursday night upfront.

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Upfronts ’17: Corus adds blockbuster series to specialty lineup

Showcase and ABC Spark will both be home to new Marvel shows, while History will debut Knightfall from exec producer Jeremy Renner.

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W Network unveils Jillian Harris docuseries

Produced by Toronto’s Big Coat Media, the four-part series follows the Love it or List It host.

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W commissions The Bachelor Canada

After two seasons on Roger’s owned City, the reality series is headed to the Corus-owned specialty.

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Hockey Wives headed to season three

New episodes of the Bristow Global-produced docuseries are expected to air in spring 2017.

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HGTV U.S. picks up more Flip

The U.S. cable network has renewed hit Canadian factual series Masters of Flip.

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W Net adds Bachelorette Canada After Show

Former Breakfast Television host Jennifer Valentyne will topline the new half-hour series.

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Upfronts ’16: Corus specialty highlights local formats for fall

The company’s fall/winter schedule sees The Real Housewives of Toronto joining The Bachelorette Canada alongside three new originals for its factual lineup on specialty.

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In Brief: WIFTV honours Joli-Coeur, Comedy Net greenlights more JFL

NFB chair Claude Joli-Coeur (pictured) to receive an award from WIFTV, Toast Studio partners with Bell Media, plus more news of the week.

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Corus inks more deals for Masters of Flip, Buying the View

The lifestyle series have now been sold into more than 45 international territories combined. (Masters of Flip pictured.)

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W Network launches Love It or List It Vacation Homes

The latest real estate series from Big Coat premieres May 9. (Hosts Elisa Goldhawke and Dan Vickery pictured.)

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Bell Fund distributes $5.4M across 30 projects

Among the series and digital media companions receiving funding were W Network’s The Bachelorette Canada and the second season of City’s Between (pictured).