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TVB transforms into Thinktv

“For a long time TV was the only game in town. But now people forget about it, they don’t talk about it,” says TVB president Catherine MacLeod of the goal behind the rebrand.

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Catherine MacLeod tapped to lead Television Bureau

The former Bell Media exec has been named president of the industry organization.

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Tracey Pearce named Bell’s new SVP of specialty and pay

The veteran broadcaster replaces Catherine MacLeod, who left Bell Media last week due to family reasons.

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Banff 2014: Top 10 takeaways

From the 2014 Banff World Media Festival, 10 key trends shaping the TV business right now.

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Playback’s Channel of the Year: Space

The Bell Media channel finds a loyal and engaged audience with a brand makeover, original programming and of course, Doctor Who.

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MIPCOM13: Temple Street to produce Killjoys for Space

The interplanetary bounty hunter drama from showrunner Michelle Lovretta (pictured) is set for a 2014 debut and follows the indie producer’s success with Orphan Black for Space and BBC America.


E! Canada buys Jenna Talackova reality series from Peacock Alley

The eight-parter will follow the life and work of the Toronto-based model and former Miss Universe Canada contestant (pictured).


Space, BBC America order second season of Orphan Black

The 10-episode second season is slated to begin production later this year, to air in spring 2014.


Orphan Black gets March premiere date

Joining the cast of the sci-fi thriller, which stars Tatiana Maslany (pictured) and will premiere on Bell Media’s Space, are Matt Frewer and Evelyne Brochu.


Original screen content core to Sympatico rebranding

As part of the relaunch as The Loop, Bell Media VP of specialty channels Catherine Macleod adds managing screen content destined for the web portal as part of her responsibilities.


Bell Media stays the course for fall 2012

The network packs Thursday with comedy and adds Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management (pictured) to its upfront schedule.

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Bell Media restructures specialty TV management

Bell Media’s Rick Brace looks within the organization to promote MacLeod, Basmajian and Staite to lead three strategic channel groups.