Jordan Pinto

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MoonAndMe (STILL)

Deals: CBC, 9 Story, Northern Banner

CBC licenses more than 100 episodes of kids content from 9 Story’s distribution portfolio, Telus Storyhive-backed Abracadavers lands international deals, and more.

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Kew temporarily ceases TSX trading after OSC order

The order from the Ontario Securities Commission comes after Kew said certain financial reports from the past four years “should no longer be relied upon.”

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A71 Entertainment acquires assets of D Films

The deal adds around 90 films to A71′s library as it looks to grow its distribution and production activities in 2020.

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Kew auditor Grant Thornton LLP withdraws reports

Kew said the auditor is withdrawing the reports as a “result of the actions” of its former CFO and its “inability to rely on representations he made.”

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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.

Portfolio hire - Meghan Sheridan

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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marblemedia options transgender novel The Other Boy

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.