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CTV ending Played

Bell Media confirms that it will not be bringing back the undercover cop drama next season.


Canadians unveil flurry of series sales at MIPCOM

Nelvana Enterprises, Muse Distribution International and Bristow Global Media were among the Canadian players unveiling deals on the Croissette.

"Played" GalleryPhoto: Jan Thijs 2013

U.K.’s Channel 5 picks up CTV drama Played

The homegrown cop drama from Montreal’s Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions premiered Oct. 3.

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‘Played’ spotlighted in CTV’s fall campaign

CTV marketing exec Alanna Barkley breaks down the channel’s fall TV media campaign, which focuses on the Canadian cop drama and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.


Vincent Walsh toplines CTV’s Played

The crime drama produced by Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions is shooting in and around Toronto through September 2013 (Walsh pictured).

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Blog: 2013 off to bountiful start for scripted sector

Reports of the imminent death of linear TV appear greatly exaggerated as a wave of new scripted comedies and dramas show Canada’s big broadcasters are still spending on marquee programs.

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Phil King on raising CTV’s 2013 game

The CTV programming boss on the network’s strategy, looking for homegrown hits, and competition from “the fire” rival Keith Pelley has lit under City and Rogers Media.