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Taking on Canada’s Drag Race

The BANFF master class saw the adaptation’s team discuss the show’s greenlight and the process of crafting a homegrown version of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

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Running with Violet to make linear debut on OUTtv

The webseries will have its broadcast premiere this fall, while the series is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. and on OUTtv GO in Canada.

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Inside Out, OUTtv name OUTspoken recipients

The two projects, No Squad in the Wild and The Archivist, will receive $18,000 each.

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In brief: Drag Kids to close RIDM

Plus: OUTtv picks up a new unscripted series from Mayhem Entertainment and Wattpad partners with a Brazilian prodco to produce its first-ever Latin American content.

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Punk Like Me adaptation in development with OUTtv

Based on author JD Glass’ debut novel, the TV series has exec producers Kevin Fox (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and Mike Sword (Legends of the Deep) attached.

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Vice Studios, OUTtv in development on Clothes Minded

The half-hour project is a makeover show celebrating transgender and gender non-conforming identities.

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Deals: OUTtv, Boat Rocker, DHX

OUTtv scores a lineup of drag queen comedy specials while Boat Rocker and DHX launch new product partnerships.

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Inside Out, OUTtv partner on doc financing fund

The OUTspoken Documentary Financing Fund will also support two documentary projects with production and mentorship assistance.

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Crave greenlights Canadian remake of RuPaul’s Drag Race

Through a multi-faceted deal, Bell Media and OUTtv have also acquired previous and upcoming episodes of the hit U.S. reality series.

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How big data is changing the commissioning game

Data around audience viewing habits is playing an increasingly vital role in today’s commissioning landscape for broadcasters and platforms.

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Programmer profile: OUTtv and Revry

OUTtv CEO Brad Danks and Damian Pelliccione, co-founder and CEO of Revry, discuss their programming strategies.

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Playback’s 2018 Channel of the Year: OUTtv

“This year established a strong proof of concept in respect to our overall strategy,” says Brad Danks, citing globalization and direct-to-consumer relationships as key goals.