Julianna Cummins

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Orphan Black’s Thursday move

Tracey Pearce, SVP specialty and pay at Bell Media, on why the Space series is shifting from its three-season Saturday night slot.


City ends Sunnyside

The sketch comedy series won a Canadian Screen Award at Sunday night’s broadcast gala.


eTalk CSA special pulls in 803K viewers

The overnight ratings for the Canadian Screen Awards special were 31% higher than eTalk’s average overnight audience.

Dan St Amour

Dan St. Amour to retire from Whites

After nearly 23 years with the equipment supplier, St. Amour will step down from his role of VP commercial production services on May 27.

This Hour

Going social: How 22 Minutes found a whole new audience

Executive producer Peter McBain and Matt Charlton, founder of publicity firm Pigeon Row, discuss how a revamped social media strategy uncovered a new demo of viewers.

Jameson Parker

Brightlight names new director of development

Jameson Parker will work with the company’s director of production and development to build out Brighlight’s slate of originals.


Hip-Hop Evolution to bow at Hot Docs

The doc, which follows Shad (pictured) as he travels to the Bronx and Harlem to talk to some of hip-hop’s originators, will screen in the Special Presentations program.

Norm Macdonald

Canadian Screen Awards ratings drop slightly

The awards show lost about 20,000 overnight viewers over last year but stays relatively steady on its three-year average.

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WIFT-AT, pUNK Films launch micro-budget film program

The new initiative from WIFT-AT and Ingrid Veninger will support the projects of five women filmmaker teams from Atlantic Canada.


CW re-ups lineup, greenlights Reign to season four

The CW renews its lineup of originals, including the Take 5/Whizbang/CBS production and a host of British Columbia-shot series.

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Blue Ant Int’l acquires new titles ahead of MIPTV

Blue Ant International has picked up 75 new hours of content, including Our House Media’s Airport Impossible and Gryphon Productions’ Bigfoot Commandos.


Room cleans up at final night of 2016 Screenies

The Ireland/Canada copro took home nine awards Sunday evening, with Schitt’s Creek and Hyena Road winning three prizes each.