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Halfire back with Aftermath

Noreen Halpern’s prodco has a new series greenlit with Space and Syfy, starring Anne Heche (pictured).

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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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Halfire drama in development with NBC, Shaw

ROPE, a one-hour police procedural drama, was based on an idea from Tassie Cameron and Calum deHartog (pictured).

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Banff 2014: Top 10 takeaways

From the 2014 Banff World Media Festival, 10 key trends shaping the TV business right now.

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Halfire hires Julie Hope as COO

The former Insight Productions exec (pictured) takes on the top finance job at Noreen Halpern’s prodco.

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Prime Time 2014: Producers in digital dust up

Delegates at the producers conference debated which new funding and financial models would allow the industry to survive and thrive in a fast-changing digital world.

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NBC to coproduce Working the Engels

The deal marks the first time a U.S. network and Canadian broadcaster have collaborated to produce a half-hour network comedy (star Andrea Martin pictured).

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Working the Engels adds guest stars

Among the Canadian actors taking on guest roles is Colin Mochrie (pictured), who will play a long-suffering accountant at the family law practice.

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The Comedy Network gets into business with Kevin Smith

The American filmmaker’s movie review series Spoilers is headed to the Bell Media channel via a coproduction deal between Halfire-CORE Entertainment and SModCo.

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Production on Working the Engels starts in Toronto

Halfire-CORE Entertainment added new cast (Azura Skye pictured) to the Global Television comedy, which is shooting through Jan. 15.

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Kacey Rohl joins Working the Engels

The Canuck actor (pictured) joins Andrea Martin in Global’s upcoming comedy series written by Katie Ford and Jane Ford and produced by Halfire-CORE Entertainment.

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Strategic Partners: Noreen Halpern on successful copros (part 2)

The second of Playback‘s two-part story on coproduction success from Strategic Partners in Halifax, NS, featuring veteran TV producer Noreen Halpern.