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Dealmaker of the Year: Bruno Dube

With a pair of savvy and opportunistic acquisitions in 2020, the Sphere Media principal is quietly building an indie-production empire to be reckoned with in the global marketplace.

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CMF @ 10: Building blocks of an industry

Jocelyn Hamilton, Virginia Rankin and Blair Powers discuss how their companies have built momentum, relationships and revenue streams on the back of financial support from the public-private funder.

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Transplant’s NBC debut wins its timeslot

The Canadian medical procedural was the most-watched series in its 10 p.m. timeslot on Monday for its U.S. broadcast debut on NBC.

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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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Transplant gives CTV a Wednesday night ratings win

The Sphere Media Plus-produced medical drama pulled in an average audience of 1.3 million on its Wednesday premiere, leading its 9 p.m. timeslot.

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How Sphere Media Plus and Bell Media brought Transplant to life

The evolution from a pitch concept based on producer Tara Woodbury’s family history to CTV’s newest Canadian prime time original medical drama.

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Bell Media sets Transplant to premiere in February

The medical drama will premiere on CTV and French-language network VRAK on Wednesday, Feb. 26, with the first episode available to preview on CTV.ca as early as Feb. 9.

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CTV’s Transplant goes to camera

The medical drama, produced by Sphere Media Plus, is in production until Nov. 2019 and is set to air in the 2019/20 broadcast season.

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Bell Media greenlights medical drama The Transplant for CTV

NBCUniversal has signed on to distribute the series outside of Canada.

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Bad Blood heads to Netflix

New Metric president Mark Montefiore says the deal bolsters the prodco’s position as it expands its scope and global ambitions.

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Datsit Sphere acquires Go Films

President and CEO Bruno Dube said the purchase of the film-focused prodco will allow the company to expand its scope in local and global markets.

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Virginia Rankin upped to SVP at Sphere Media Plus

The Montreal-headquartered prodco has also promoted development head Tara Woodbury, as it looks to strengthen its presence in English-language markets.