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Bell Media to go live with ad-supported VOD platforms

CTV Movies and CTV Throwback will offer libraries of free film and TV content, including vintage Canadian series such as Flashpoint.

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Specialties @ 20: Bravo

From Playback magazine: in our multi-part tribute to Canada’s key specialty channels, today we look back on 20 years of Bravo.

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Trish Williams leaving Bell Media to executive produce Saving Hope

With Williams’ departure, Tom Hastings becomes Bell Media’s new director of independent production (Williams pictured).

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Amy Jo Johnson and the art of crowdfunding

With three successful Indiegogo campaigns under her belt, the former Flashpoint star weighs in on her strategies for turning fans into financiers.

Blackstone S4 - Alan Fraser (Justin Rain) and Andy Fraser (Eric Schweig)

How Canadian TV is getting serious in tough times

APTN’s Blackstone is the type of tough drama with difficult subject matter that may signal a turnaround for Canadian broadcasters.


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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Enemy, Call Me Fitz win big at final night of 2014 CSAs

Enemy won five awards on Sunday evening, including achievement in direction for Denis Villeneuve, while Call Me Fitz took home three trophies. (Jason Priestley pictured)


CMPA report: Canadian production takes a breather in 2013

Higher foreign location shooting in Canada by mostly U.S. producers offset a fall in domestic TV production after two years of growth. (Motive pictured).


Global’s Remedy gets Monday treatment

The new medical drama hopes to find a sweet spot against comedy and serial killer dramas on rival nets.

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CTV serves up post-Bowl timeslot for Masterchef Canada

The broadcaster looks to cook up a sizeable post-football game audience for the popular format.


DGC Awards nominees unveiled

Top contenders in the various film and TV categories include Still Mine (pictured), Rebelle, Flashpoint and Heartland.

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Bell Media unveils plans for Canadian International Television Festival

The Canadian broadcaster has pacted with the CMF and the CMPA to launch an annual public-facing TV festival to bring homegrown talent and their fans together in Toronto.