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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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Cameras roll on Reboot: The Guardian Code

The reimagined version of the classic YTV series is produced by Vancouver’s Mainframe Studios.

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YTV preps Anne of Green Gables sequels

Producer Breakthrough’s licensing program won’t be affected by the bumped up premiere dates.

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Shaftesbury unveils Emerald Code

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its digital and linear series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.

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Bruno & Boots MOWs go to camera

The second and third installments of the TV movies, produced by Aircraft Pictures, are slated for a 2017 debut.

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Corus sets fall premieres for YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon

Three Canadian original series are featured in the schedule, including Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ride (pictured).

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Some Assembly Required to end after season three

The Thunderbird Films-produced series will conclude with a two-part finale.

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In brief: Industry awards, mid-season debuts, Anne bows in style

Sari Friedland wins 2016 Douglas James Dales Industry Builder Award, The Magicians shoot returns to Vancouver, Canadian TV mid-season bows roll out.

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Bell Media denied specialty changes

The CRTC issued a series of Let’s Talk TV-related decisions for both Bell Media and YTV.

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Walmart brings toy testing to TV with Corus

The retailer has partnered with Corus for a two-part TV special produced by Tricon Films and Television that aims to get its top toys in front of gift buyers before the holidays.

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Some Assembly Required reassembles for season 3

Thunderbird exec Alex Raffe on the challenge of juggling bears, hot air balloons and budgets as the prodco sets forth on the series’ newly greenlit third season.