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Banger Films’ Hip-Hop Evolution wins Peabody

The four-part series, commissioned by Bell Media, is one of 12 documentary winners.


In Brief: CMF to showcase talent; Corus launches History SVOD

On- and off-screen talent from series like Heartland and Private Eyes are heading to the Hill, Canada and Ireland have reopened an incentive fund, and more news.

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HBO Canada takes Wheeler’s Hip-Hop Evolution

HBO Canada has set an early September air date for Canadian filmmaker Darby Wheeler’s music docuseries Hip-Hop Evolution (pictured) from Banger Films.

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Game of Thrones sets another record for HBO Canada

The show’s season six Canadian premiere, directed by Jeremy Podeswa, broke the viewership record it set last year.

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HBO Canada preps May launch for Sensitive Skin

The second season for the Don McKellar/Kim Cattrall comedy will be paired with a behind-the-scenes making-of documentary.


Deals: LaRue, HBO Canada, CraveTV, DHX Media

LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile (pictured) gets picked up by new NBCUniversal comedy streaming service SeeSo, and more deals of the week.

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Mommy and Orphan Black lead Canadian Screen Awards nominees

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television unveils contenders in 128 film, TV and digital categories. (Xavier Dolan and Anne Dorval pictured on the set of Mommy.)

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HBO Canada preps January debut for Sports on Fire

The six-part series from Project 10 Productions and Two 4 The Money Media brings fresh angles to iconic sporting moments.


Bell Media invests $5 million in social media start-up Hubub

The broadcaster will market the digital start-up and secure the exclusive rights to monetize Hubub in Canada.


Bell, Corus supersize HBO Canada with library deals

Throwing down the premium-content gauntlet in the race for viewer loyalty, Bell Media and Corus Entertainment today announced major new content deals with HBO.

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HBO Canada tests binge strategy with Sensitive Skin

The channel is launching all six episodes of Canadian dramedy Sensitive Skin online and on demand following the show’s broadcast premiere.

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MIPCOM13: Sheri Elwood on finding comedy in used cars, bagels

The Canadian TV scribe and Call Me Fitz creator on her new sitcom Bagel Nation, which is in development for ABC/Disney.