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Incendo, Screentime New Zealand tangle for A Love Yarn

Produced in association with Citytv, principal photography on the film penned by Becca Johanson is currently underway in New Zealand.

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What does Rogers’ enhanced sports focus mean for its Cancon slate?

VP of TV programming and content Hayden Mindell on Citytv’s development slate, upcoming greenlights and deal-making with U.S. studios during a production shutdown.

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Citytv renews Hudson & Rex for season three

Production on the canine-police procedural is scheduled to begin next month.

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The new showrunners: Vagrant Queen’s Jem Garrard

The British-Canadian writer/director shares how working in the indie world prepared her for showrunning, and the advantages of shooting sci-fi in Cape Town.

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Citytv, Brain Power find a perfect match with The Wedding Planners

Brain Power Studio founder Beth Stevenson shares how Citytv popped the question to greenlight the series and how it fits into their growth strategy.

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Shaftesbury’s Hudson & Rex heads to new territories

Germany’s Beta Film GmbH has closed new European deals on the canine-cop procedural starring John Reardon.

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Citytv sets premiere dates for fall 2019

Shaftesbury’s Hudson & Rex will move to Tuesday nights for its second season, while the network will premiere new series starring Bradley Whitford and Jimmy Smits.

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Rogers’ big magazine sale puts media revenue down for Q2

Excluding the titles it sold to St. Joseph Communications, Rogers said media revenues were flat, with strong numbers from Sportsnet.

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Rogers Media cancels 2019 Upfront

The company called the decision a “difficult, but fiscally responsible” one, as it shifts its focus to customized agency presentations.

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How Shaftesbury got Hudson & Rex off the ground after 12 years

Christina Jennings discusses the show’s journey to greenlight, adapting scripted formats and getting back into business with Rogers Media.

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How Damon Vignale transitioned to showrunning on The Murders

Vignale catches up with Playback to discuss his inspiration for his new Citytv show and the process behind creating a multi-layered story.

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CTV, Citytv partner on Michael Buble music special

The special will also air simultaneously on NBC in the U.S.