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CBC, NBCUniversal Int’l Studios team for Lady Dicks

Co-created by Sherry White and Tassie Cameron, the buddy cop drama stars Baroness von Sketch Show‘s Meredith MacNeill and Orange Is The New Black‘s Adrienne C. Moore.

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Podemski, Diorio roll on Unsettled

The 10-part drama series is produced by Jennifer Podemski’s Redcloud Studios and Derek Diorio’s Distinct Features for TVO and APTN.

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eOne lands worldwide rights to Global drama Family Law

The studio is set to distribute the SEVEN24 Films and Lark Productions legal drama internationally, excluding Canada, as casting gets underway.

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Beach House Pictures adopts Neopets

The virtual pet brand, which has more than 75 million players online, is coming to screen thanks to a partnership between the Blue Ant studio and JumpStart Games.

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Netflix has a hold on French Canada; comedy rules for podcasts

The Media Technology Monitor’s latest report offers a glimpse into how Canadians are engaging with the newest kinds of media.

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Cartoon Network, Boomerang crawl on to Lucas the Spider

Fresh TV’s animated show, adapted from a popular YouTube series, has been picked up by the two WarnerMedia broadcasters in a worldwide deal.

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Ranger Rob gets season three greenlight

The animated adventure show’s latest round of episodes is set to be delivered at the beginning of summer 2020.

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WildBrain lines up new LGBTQ+ series

Longtime development exec Mike Vogel is sitting in the creator’s chair for the first time with Princess Alexander, a story inspired by his childhood.

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Veteran TV exec Ellen Baine to exit Hollywood Suite

The specialty network’s VP of programming is retiring at the end of March, with Sharon Stevens being promoted to lead the programming team.

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Deals: NFB, Nelvana, Blue Ant Media

New York Times picks up the NFB’s short doc Now Is The Time for its Op-Docs platform, plus Nelvana and Blue Ant Media’s latest global sales.

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Relish Interactive acquires Rocket Cartoons

Toronto-based Relish is looking to grow its in-house animation capabilities with the new studio.

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Deirdre Brennan among five exec appointments at WildBrain

The former Corus executive has been named EVP of content partnerships as CEO Eric Ellenbogen builds out his senior team.