YTV preps Anne of Green Gables sequels
Producer Breakthrough’s licensing program won’t be affected by the bumped up premiere dates.
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.
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.
Corus sets fall premieres for YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon
Three Canadian original series are featured in the schedule, including Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ride (pictured).
Some Assembly Required to end after season three
The Thunderbird Films-produced series will conclude with a two-part finale.
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.
Bell Media denied specialty changes
The CRTC issued a series of Let’s Talk TV-related decisions for both Bell Media and YTV.
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.
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.
Mobile TV fee dispute brews between Bell, Rogers
City has been dropped from Bell’s Mobile TV service and Sportsnet access reduced as the two companies fail to agree on rates.
Aircraft to produce Gordon Korman MOW for YTV
The upcoming TV movie from Aircraft Pictures is based on a novel from the beloved series of Macdonald Hall books for young adults.
Engines rev up on Drive Me Crazy
The new unscripted series for Corus Entertainment is produced by marblemedia in association with Proper Television.