TV

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Jacqueline Bynon partners with Cineflix on new Toronto-based prodco

Cineflix Media has the first option to develop original content and the exclusive first-look international distribution rights.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs for July 26 to Aug. 1, 2021

Private Eyes holds its spot at No. 5, with the Good Witch series finale and Nurses also making the list.

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New Insight Productions series greenlit by Corus Studios

The 8 x 60-minute lifestyle series is fronted by designer Sarah Richardson.

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Mike Cosentino pacts with Fremantle

Through his recently launched consulting content and media company CosMediaInc, the former Bell Media exec will help bolster Fremantle’s partnerships with Canadian scripted and unscripted producers.

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Slo Pitch batters up for season two

The short-form series is in production in Toronto for OUTtv in Canada and IFC in the U.S.

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Jann leads CTV’s 2021 fall lineup

The season three premiere will air on Sept. 20, with other CTV hits The Masked Singer, The Good Doctor and Grey’s Anatomy all setting their fall returns.

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Insight Productions retells iconic Terry Fox story for new generation of Canadians

Four decades after John Brunton ran alongside Fox during the Marathon of Hope, Insight Productions is revisiting the seminal event and its enduring legacy.

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APTN renews Gespe’gewa’gi: The Last Land for season two

The Rezolution Pictures-produced docuseries goes into production this fall in the Mi’kmaq communities of Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

Pretty Hard Cases

Pretty Hard Cases to make U.S. debut on IMDb TV

The CBC series, produced by Cameron Pictures, will be available on the ad-supported streamer next month.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs for July 19 to 25, 2021

Private Eyes comes in at No. 5, with Island of Bryan and Nurses also making the list as they compete for airtime with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Alberta nears $1 billion in production activity since 2020

The province released its latest figures to mark the start of production on HBO’s The Last of Us, which is reported to be the largest TV project to film in Canada, and may be more costly than Game of Thrones.

Tom Brisley

Op-Ed: There has never been a greater need for international collaboration

Tom Brisley, co-founder of U.K.-based Arrow Media, on the challenges and opportunities of getting content financed in the current climate, and the continued importance of Canada/U.K. treaty coproductions.