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Update: Transporter adds new showrunner

After HBO/Cinemax bows out, the Canada-France copro is back to the drawing board developing a second cycle with X-Files exec producer Frank Spotnitz for HBO Canada and France’s M6 network.

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Michael Gross, Jeremy Hotz cast in Call Me Fitz

The HBO comedy from creator Sheri Elwood has started production on its fourth season in Halifax (Gross, Hotz pictured here).

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Transporter series gets new showrunners Brad Turner, Tim Lea

The Canadian-France co-production has resumed shooting in Toronto and France after a long hiatus due to an on-set injury and production hurdles.

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Little Mosque and The Yard headed to Hulu for summer runs

The Canadian series join a slate of international series on the U.S. online giant that have yet to air stateside.

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Corus posts higher Q2 revenues, despite challenging ad market

Corus-parent Shaw Communications also saw a rise in its Q2 profit, while profit from continuing operations at Cogeco during the latest quarter dropped 25%.

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eOne’s Hung dropped as HBO cleans house

The move follows a recent, and now final, third-season order for the dramedy from the premium U.S. cable channel.

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Less Than Kind’s third season to pay homage to the late Maury Chaykin

“The challenge for this season was to write a comedy and drama about a family recovering from sudden and tragic loss, as we experienced with Maury,” says series showrunner Mark McKinney.

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HBO Canada and eOne at work on The Educated Pervert

Shaw Media too is in the pickup game, looking at Out of Time from Vancouver’s Reunion Pictures.

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DirecTV acquires Less Than Kind for stateside run

The homegrown sitcom about a dysfunctional Jewish family in Winnipeg is to air on the Audience Network.

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Fitz, Car premiere dates announced

Sophomore seasons for both comedies return to HBO Canada in September and October.

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HBO Canada on board The Transporter

The Movie Network and Movie Central sign on as Canadian co-producers for Luc Besson’s Transporter series.

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Just For Laughs goes uncensored for Funny As Hell series

Looking to bring more of a comedy club feel to the small screen, the Just For Laughs Television, HBO Canada and Movie Central are debuting the new edgy series Funny As Hell on Friday night.