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NBC acquires Transplant as U.S. nets continue Cancon buying spree

The CTV medical drama is the third high-profile Canadian sale in the span of seven days.

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In brief: GLAAD awards Dan Levy for LGBTQ work

Plus: CBC Gem sets a launch date for How to Buy a Baby season two and NBC selects Montreal-born writer/director Kris Lefcoe for its Female Forward initiative.


In brief: Wow! takes more time; Lilly Singh joins late night TV

An update on Wow! and Bell Media’s agreement for the Comedy Gold licence, plus Scarborough’s Singh will be the first female late night host on a “Big 4″ U.S. network.

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JFL, NBC ‘Bring The Funny’

The 10-episode competition series sees Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen and Jeff Foxworthy judge some of the world’s best comedy acts.

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Jennifer Salke to head up Amazon Studios

The former president of NBC Entertainment replaces Roy Price, who resigned in October amid sexual harassment allegations.


Welcome to Sweden dropped by NBC

The comedy series, produced by eOne, FLX, Syskon and TV4 and executive produced by Amy Poehler (pictured), aired on Sundays at 8 p.m. on the U.S. net.

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Sean Cisterna’s Full Out heads to NBC

The Carmel Creek Productions feature will air on two NBC affiliates as well as a Canadian channel. (Star Ana Golja pictured.)


NBC cancels Toronto-shot Hannibal

After a three-season run, the U.S. net has announced it will not renew the drama for a fourth season.

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No season two for Working the Engels

The half-hour comedy coproduction will not return for a second season on Global TV.

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America’s Got Talent still has legs for City

As ratings drop for shiny-floor competition shows overall, the NBC competition show is up 3% in overall viewers this season on the Rogers Media network.


2014 Upfronts blog: NBC’s plans to stay on top

From New York City, Bailey Wilson, director of investment at UM Canada, shares her views on the hits and misses in the U.S. broadcaster’s fall schedule.


SCTV alumni align for Working The Engels

Martin Short and Eugene Levy are set to guest star alongside lead Andrea Martin in episodes of the new comedy.