Lauren Malyk

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Upfronts ’20: CBC renews Trickster ahead of premiere

The pubcaster also renewed Family Feud Canada, Battle of the Blades, TallBoyz and Frankie Drake, while decisions on others are pending due to COVID-19 uncertainty.

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Coroner scores third season, sells to Channel 4

Season three, which is currently in pre-production, sees executive producer Morwyn Brebner (Saving Hope) continue on in her role as showrunner.

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CSAs ’20: ‘We Will Stand Up’ wins Best Feature Length doc

The virtual ceremony celebrating doc and factual also saw The Accountant of Auschwitz, Disasters at Sea, Mr. Jane and Finch and Engraved on a Nation: On the Line honoured.

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TVNZ serves up Gusto TV

The food and lifestyle channel from Gusto Worldwide Media is the first and only food programming to air on TVNZ’s AVOD platform.

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Sinking Ship scores 16 Daytime Emmy nods

The kid-focused prodco received eight nominations recognizing Ghostwriter, while Dino Dana and Odd Squad picked up four each.

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RLJE Films, Shudder nab horror comedy PG: Psycho Goreman

The feature from writer/director Steven Kostanski will be released in U.S. theatres in late 2020, before heading to Shudder in early 2021.

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In brief: Unsinkable Youth special adds more talent

Plus, Wind Sun Sky Entertainment and Skybound North Entertainment debut Camp Bonkers, while Vancouver’s Kelly&Kelly pick up a Webby.

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Intuitive Pictures’ Ina Fichman elected as DOC board chair

The former Don Haig Award winner steps into Nadine Pequeneza’s shoes.

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WFF sets seven writers for Screenwriters Lab

This year’s script development program includes Gemma Holdway, Brendan Brady and previous Power Pitch winner Hedyeh Bozorgzadeh, to name a few.

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Cashed Out scores season two renewal

Pre-production is underway on the celebrity docuseries produced by Buck Productions in association with The Bokeh Collective for U.S. network REELZ.

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Ontario greenlights post-production, animation reopenings

But filming and other on-site activities aren’t part of the beginning of the first phase of reopenings permitted by the provincial government.

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French-language content teams reorganize as Bell closes V deal

Effective immediately, Suzane Landry, Bell Media VP, French-language content development and programming, has made three new appointments.