BANFF announces Surviving R. Kelly master class

Producers of the Lifetime documentary series will discuss tackling its difficult subject matter on a global platform.

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Lifetime renews Mary Kills People

The eOne and Cameron Pictures series will return to the A+E Networks channel for a second season in early 2018.


Banff ’17: Int’l buyers talk commissioning strategies

Execs from NBC, Lifetime and Discovery weigh in on what shows they’re looking for and how they’re trying to distinguish their brands in a crowded market.

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Mary Kills People picked up in the U.S.

The Global original series, which premieres in 2017, is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures. (Series star Caroline Dhavernas pictured.)


Cineflix Rights sells Property Brothers into the U.K. market

The Cineflix Productions series was sold to over 100 countries prior to this latest deal, including Australia, Italy, France and China.


Canadian soundstages see solid bookings for U.S. pilot season

The collapsed Canadian dollar has several drama pilots coming north, including the Luke Wilson-starrer Roadies (Wilson pictured).

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Frantic Films taps Graham Ludlow to boost scripted TV slate

The Vancouver-raised, Los Angeles-based consultant earlier stick-handled three TV movies for CTV and Lifetime

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Cameras roll on Final Exam

The film, starring Shenae Grimes (pictured), Keegan Allen and Brett Dier, will shoot in the Hamilton, ON area.

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Lionsgate, A+E forge DVD distribution partnership

The deal encompasses programming including A&E’s Duck Dynasty (pictured), History’s Pawn Stars and Lifetime’s Dance Moms.


How Lifetime fits into Shaw Media’s programming strategy

SVP of content Barb Williams (pictured) tells Playback that the channel will work with Slice to monopolize the company’s viewership across the wider female demo.


Global gets dramatic for fall

The network has announced a renewed focus on Thursday night programming and 10 p.m. dramas, like Elementary (pictured) and Vegas.

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Shaw Media to launch two new specialty channels

Shaw Media announced Wednesday that it will launch Lifetime and H2, and has commissioned more than 650 hours of original Canadian specialty programming for fall.