Nature’s Invitation

Bates Motel

Weekly roundup: nominations, premieres and festival news

Included in this week’s briefs are Canadian nominations for the Webby Awards and news that B.C.-serviced U.S. production Bates Motel (pictured) has been renewed by A&E Network.

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Round up: indie box office success, U.S retransmission fracas

Midnight’s Children (pictured) grosses $90,000 on its opening weekend; Zoink’d! season two and Wild Obsession TV premieres set and U.S. stations want Canadian compensation.