Jordan Pinto

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Articles by Jordan Pinto
Vancouver

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.

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Supreme Court overturns CRTC’s Super Bowl simsub ban

Canada’s highest court ruled that the Commission “went beyond [its] power” by introducing the ban, which came into effect in 2017.

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Kew shares continue to sink following review announcement

The company’s share price dipped below $1.40 on Wednesday as a special committee proceeds with a strategic assessment of Kew’s alternatives.

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Darren Throop is doing a deal for the ages

Playback‘s Newsmaker of the Year on eOne’s future, Peppa Pig and the combination of two IP juggernauts.

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NFB titles named to Academy Awards shortlist

Theodore Ushev’s The Physics of Sorrow (pictured) and Regina Pessoa’s Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days remain in contention in the animated shorts category.

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U.K.’s Cineworld Group to acquire Cineplex for $2.8B

The deal, which is still subject to a number of regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the first half of 2020.

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Network of the Year: CTV

How Bell Media is reimagining Canada’s preeminent network for a digital era.

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Deals: Blue Ant, WaZabi, Super Channel

Blue Ant International sells CBC Gem original Detention Adventure into the U.K., Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone lines up U.S. distribution, plus more.