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Big Brother Canada renewed at Global; Arisa Cox takes on EP role

Season nine of the the reality series, produced by Insight Productions, is slated to debut in spring 2021.

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Deals: Corus, Cineflix Rights, Blue Ant

Global adds two award-winning newsmagazines ahead of its Upfront, while Apple teams with Cineflix Rights and Kan 11 to co-produce Tehran.

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Corus launches new multi-channel Global app with free content

Corus is bringing its channels under one umbrella, with select unscripted content from Food Network Canada and HGTV Canada available to stream for free.

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Family Law opens for business

Principal photography for the Global drama, produced by SEVEN24 Films and Lark Productions, begins March 2, with an all-Canadian cast.

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In brief: Podcast Crime Beat gets the TV treatment

Global also expanded its episode order for the latest season of reality series Big Brother Canada, while Toronto’s N5 Pictures unveils a new title.

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Nurses to start its second shift in March

Production on season two of Global’s medical procedural will launch in Toronto, with two new cast members set to scrub in.

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Global greenlights Family Law from SEVEN24, Lark

The Corus Entertainment-owned channel also revealed early renewals for original dramas Nurses and Departure, which will both premiere in 2020.

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Global shakes things up with new fall lineup

Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh kicks off the fall schedule with the debut of her late night series A Little Late with Lilly Singh.

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Ransom ends after three seasons

The drama was produced by eOne, Sienna Films, Big Light Productions and Korda Studios.

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Maria Hale exits Corus

The veteran TV exec has served as SVP of Global Entertainment and content acquisition since 2016.

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Global TV announces early summer lineup

Detective drama Private Eyes and the final season of Mary Kills People will premiere in May.

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OTT services rise in viewer popularity, awareness: study

While CTV remains the top-of-mind TV brand for Canadians, streaming services made a significant push into the top 20 in a new report from Solutions Research Group.