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Continuum, Down River top 2014 Leo nominations

Down River leads the field in the motion picture categories with 13 nominations, while Continuum received 21 nominations including best dramatic series.

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The Big Bang Theory: CTV’s Cancon booster

As the ratings powerhouse is renewed for three more seasons, CTV programming topper Phil King discusses its power as a lead-in for original content.

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CTV’s Motive drives to series high

Two seasons in, the cop drama wins the competitive 10 p.m. time slot on Thursday night against U.S. competition.

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Super Bowl posts second-best ratings performance

Sunday night’s CTV broadcast of the football game brought in an average audience of 7.3 million viewers.

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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).

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NBC Universal Television Int. takes stake in Lark Productions

The London-based studio rewards Louise Clark’s expanding production shingle for an earlier development and distribution deal that spawned the CTV/ABC cop drama Motive (pictured).

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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.

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ABC renews Motive for second season

The U.S. channel will air the import alongside another Canadian cop drama, Rookie Blue, next summer, after CTV debuts the dramas early in 2014.

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CTV’s Motive drama starts second season shoot

Warren Christie (pictured) and Valerie Tian have been added to the cast for a new 13 episodes to shoot in Vancouver through January 2014.

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CTV’s Motive debuts on ABC stateside

The homegrown crime drama debuted at 9 p.m. on Thursday night with 6.06 million viewers.

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CTV renews Motive for second season run

The new 13-episode order comes ahead of ABC launching the Canadian drama on its summer schedule.

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CTV orders Motive spinoff The Dark Corner as digital series

The eight-part online drama from Foundation Features and Lark Productions stars Roger Cross and Brendan Penny (pictured).