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MIPCOM: Can Facebook launch a new genre?

Bunim/Murray’s The Real World is being relaunched as a Facebook-exclusive format and series, customized for the Watch platform.

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eOne bolsters U.S. unscripted TV division with first look deal

Mark Ford and Kevin Lopez’s production shingle Creature Films will develop and produce unscripted programming with the Canadian producer.

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Bell Media to give Traceable four-channel bow

Bell Media programming exec Rachel Goldstein-Couto on why Jennifer Sharpe’s debut documentary works across four channels.

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Bell Media to clone Orphan Black for season 3 bow

The season’s opening episode will debut simultaneously on Space, CTV, Bravo, and MTV.

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Fusion takes McMorris & McMorris for U.S. market

The Buck Productions/Red Bull Media House series about competing pro snowboarding brothers aired on MTV in Canada.

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Corner Gas production execs Brent Haynes and Louise Clark reunite

The former Comedy Network topper inks a first-look deal with Lark Productions. (Corner Gas cast pictured)

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MTV acquires Grand Benders docu-soap from MDF Productions

The docu-soap about Cocos, an entertainment complex in Grand Bend, debuts Nov. 1 on the specialty channel.

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MTV partners with Ford Fiesta for new online series

The six-part #IN24 taps into tech, music and social, featuring Canadian musical artists travelling in the car and posting the journeys online on a Parallax site.

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Buck Productions, Buried Life partner on reality TV format

Break the Pack will follow four teams as they race across the country to win a debt-free education.

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Crowdfunding 101: Inocente

Ahead of the STREAM conference, which kicks off in Santa Monica on Monday, we profile a trio of filmmakers who successfully raised funding via Kickstarter, starting with the directors (pictured) behind the Oscar-winning doc Inocente.

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MTV launching daily series MTV Showtown

Settling in to a new HD studio at Bell Media’s headquarters, the channel is reviving its brand with changes and additions to its in-house programming, including the launch of new flagship daily show MTV Showtown (pictured).

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Careless Teens ushers in MTV Canada’s winter schedule

The specialty channel’s winter schedule includes rookie series Buckwild, about nine teenagers in West Virginia, and Washington Heights, a docu-drama about reckless youth in New York City (Careless Teens pictured).