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Murdoch Mysteries goes to camera on 14th season

The Shaftesbury-produced series is among a raft of CBC scripted titles set to shoot in Ontario over the next six weeks, with the pubcaster reducing the episode order to 11.

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CBC shells out for marblemedia’s next project

Production is now underway in New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy for a reality competition that pits sand sculptors against the rising Atlantic Coast tide.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 27 to Aug. 2, 2020

America’s Got Talent comes in at #3, while World of Dance and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. land at #5 and #7, respectively.

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Deals: Boat Rocker, Boys vs. Girls, Constantin Film

Boat Rocker unveils new sales for animated preschool series Love Monster, while Mongrel Media and Gravitas Ventures sign on to comedy Boys vs. Girls, and more.

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Beyond Rights to distribute BGM’s Haunted Hospitals

The unscripted show becomes the latest title formerly distributed by Kew Media Distribution to find new international sales representation.

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Blue Ant reveals new paranormal, factual series

The company’s 2020/21 Canadian originals slate includes new factual titles such as docuseries Secret Cities and a sophomore season of Hotel Paranormal.

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COVID testing issues stall The Good Doctor’s production restart

The U.S. medical drama had been slated to start production today, however a disagreement between local unions and U.S. studios has put those plans on hold.

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Hudson & Rex cast member tests positive for COVID-19

This is the second positive case for the crime procedural, which resumed filming today after a delay when a member of the production team tested positive last week.

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Muse Entertainment boards season two of Cursed Films

AMC-owned horror streaming service Shudder renewed the docuseries for a second season following its success on the platform, with production now underway.

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Netflix opens one-day pitch resubmission window

Applicants unable to get through before Wednesday’s deadline because of a technical issue can resubmit their pitch by 8 p.m. EDT Friday.

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Media down at Quebecor, but telco business strong

Live sports cancellations hurt the company’s TV business from an ad perspective, but other results indicate the appetite for TV is still strong.

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In brief: CBC unveils dates for Canada/U.K. copro Enslaved

The docuseries led by Samuel L. Jackson is set to debut on the pubcaster this October, plus TLN welcomes a new member to its team.