Frederick Blichert

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Hot Docs to Focus On the work of Raymonde Provencher

The award-winning filmmaker’s work will be featured during the 2020 doc fest, with the full programming lineup set to be announced in March.

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BBC director-general Tony Hall announces exit

News of Hall’s departure comes six months after CBC and BBC committed to future collaborations across scripted, factual, podcasting and other areas.

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Marni Weishofer named lead director of Thunderbird board

Wieshofer is the former CFO and EVP of corporate development at Lionsgate, where she oversaw mergers, acquisitions and other strategic financial initiatives.

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Food Network Canada sets dinner time for Wall of Chefs

The series from Insight Productions and Corus Studios sees four cooks test their skills under the watch of a revolving panel of notable Canadian chefs.

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Julie Bristow leaving Bristow Global Media

VP of content Marlo Miazga will take the helm of the Kew Media Group-owned prodco as president and CEO.

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Cream names Johnny Kalangis head of digital

The former marblemedia and CBC exec will oversee Cream’s digital efforts with an emphasis on expanding its reach into emerging digital content and distribution spaces.

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Love Nature greenlights America’s Wild Border, sets America’s Wild Seasons launch date

The Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks joint venture will launch the two programs in Canada, the U.S. and 42 international territories.

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NBCUniversal names streamer, unveils launch slate

Peacock is set to launch in the U.S. in April 2020, though NBCUniversal has not yet announced details about its international roll out.

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Apple TV+ sets launch date, price

The service will feature a number of original titles like The Morning Show and B.C.-shot See when it debuts this November.

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Vice Studios, OUTtv in development on Clothes Minded

The half-hour project is a makeover show celebrating transgender and gender non-conforming identities.

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ITV Studios acquires Armoza Formats

The Israeli prodco and distributor has produced more than 100 unscripted formats and leads global sales on the TVA series Dance Revolution.

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Netflix sees dip in U.S. subscribers in Q2, commits to remaining ad-free

Paid memberships declined in the U.S. for the first time in eight years, with the streamer discounting the notion that slow growth could be attributed to a competitive market.