Jordan Pinto

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Murdoch Mysteries hits milestone 200th episode

Peter Mitchell and Christina Jennings on how Murdoch weathered the storm to become one of the most enduring hits in Canadian TV history.

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Portfolio hires development exec to L.A. post

Former Universal Kids executive Meghan Sheridan will work closely with the prodco’s Toronto team to grow its slate of animated and live-action properties.

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Co-CEO Mark Bishop says the adaptation deal for M.G. Hennessey’s novel is part of a larger scripted push in 2020.

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Jeff Collins exits Kew-owned Collins Avenue Entertainment

The founder and president of the L.A.-based prodco departs as Kew continues a strategic review to assess its options.

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TV revenue grows for Corus in Q1

Television revenue hit $430 million for the first quarter of 2020, while merchandising and distribution revenue was also on the rise.

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A71 Entertainment appoints Justin Rebelo as CEO

Rebelo joins the distribution outfit from eOne, where he served as VP overseeing television and digital distribution for English Canada.

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‘The Body Remembers’ wins big at VFCC

Kathleen Hepburn and Elle-Maija Tailfeathers’ film won three prizes, including best Canadian film, while We Will Stand Up and White Lie also claimed awards.

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Six Vancouver-shot series renewed at The CW

Batwoman, The Flash, Nancy Drew and Riverdale were among a raft of 13 early renewals announced for the ViacomCBS-owned network.

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Blue Ant grows Love Nature’s European footprint

Following a multi-year deal with European pay-TV operator Sky, the natural history channel is next set to launch on Antik Telecom in Slovakia.

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Hasbro completes eOne acquisition

Under the new leadership structure, Darren Throop will report to Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner, while Olivier Dumont, Steve Bertram and Chris Taylor will also join the toyco.

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Cineplex-Cineworld deal raises questions for domestic film industry

Industry seeks reassurance that Cineworld or another buyer will put Canadian considerations on its priorities list.

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Defining events of the ’10s

Industry stakeholders and pundits weigh in on the decade’s most crucial events, including major M&A moves and Netflix’s arrival in the market.