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BravoFACT mandates 50% of funds to female filmmakers

Starting in February, half of the funds awarded by BravoFACT and BravoFACTUAL will go to projects with a female director or producer. (Juror Amy Jo Johnson pictured.)

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CTV plans ad-free encore broadcast for 19-2

The commercial-free airing is prompted by the opening second season episode featuring a single, uninterrupted, 13-minute, single-camera tracking shot.

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Richard Chevolleau, Lisa Berry join 19-2 cast

The Bravo police drama is shooting its second second in Montreal.

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Bravo readies Canadian version of People’s Couch

Bell Media-owned Bravo is set to put Canuck armchair critics in the hot-seat with a 10 x 30-minute Canadian version of reality series The People’s Couch.

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Virginia Rankin joins Sphere Media

The veteran TV exec will executive produce the second season of 19-2 (pictured) for Bravo.

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Cross-channel promotion pays off for 19-2

Bell Media specialty programming director Rachel Goldstein-Cuoto discusses how sampling on CTV influenced the show’s overnight and seven-day ratings.

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Bravo’s 19-2 cuffs 870K viewers on CTV

Following a one-off promotional airing on CTV, the Montreal-made cop drama returns to Bravo this week after an impressive debut.

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19-2 reboot debuts strongly on Bravo

The specialty channel got its best bow from an original series since The Borgias.

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Content TV takes int’l rights to Bravo’s 19-2

The distribution deal for the English-language adaptation of the popular Quebec cop drama comes ahead of its premiere this week.

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Synesthesia, Fred Heads among BravoFACTUAL recipients

Bell Media’s BravoFACT has named 11 Canadian filmmakers to receive funding from the new program to support documentary shorts. (Pictured: Michelle Latimer.)

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Podz on gritty, real-life roots of 19-2 cop drama

“I always found that if you’re uncovering the human condition, people will connect,” the Quebec director (pictured) said in Cannes of the French-Canadian cop drama now being adapted for English-speaking Canada by Bell Media.

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Production starts on 19-2, Bravo’s Quebec cop drama adaptation

Benz Antoine (pictured), Maxim Roy, Isabelle Latendresse and Laurence Lebouef have joined the cast for the English language version of the popular French-language series.