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Sarah Gadon on going behind the camera

Playback catches up with Gadon to talk about her directorial debut in the premiere episode of Reelside. (Gadon, right, and Caitlin Cronenberg pictured.)

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Bell Media inks Showtime deal

The agreement between Bell Media and CBS will bring Showtime content to CraveTV and a branded programming block on TMN (Showtime series The Affair pictured).


Bell Media invests $5 million in social media start-up Hubub

The broadcaster will market the digital start-up and secure the exclusive rights to monetize Hubub in Canada.

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Spotted! Corner Gas’ TIFF singalong

Creators of Corner Gas: The Movie are asking people to sing the show’s theme song for a chance to be part of the film’s upcoming release.

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DirecTV renews Vancouver-shot Rogue for third season

eOne received an order for another 20 episodes of the suspense drama. (Rogue star Thandie Newton pictured)


Historical dramas, genre series topline in latest TMN dev slate

In addition to the three comedies previously announced, The Movie Network has released the names of 11 new projects on its development slate.

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Harold Greenberg Fund shorts program expanded

This year’s edition of the Shorts-to-Feature program will see more projects supported with more cash.


Corner Gas gets movie reboot

The big-screen reboot of the much-loved TV series will receive a multi-tiered rollout across theatrical, TV and home entertainment.


Tricon grabs international distribution rights to Sensitive Skin

The Canadian pay TV dramedy, based on the original BBC series, is shooting for six weeks in Toronto (star Kim Cattrall pictured).

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Incendo shooting The Good Sister in Montreal

Montreal filmmaker Philippe Gagnon is directing the TV movie, which will be broadcast in Canada and the U.S. in 2014.

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Big News From Grand Rock signs on big name Canucks

With actors including Gordon Pinsent, Aaron Ashmore and Ennis Esmer on board, the Markham Street Films production will begin shooting in Midland, Ontario after successfully raising part of its production funding through Indiegogo.


Movie Central, TMN acquire Canadian broadcast rights to Showtime drama

The Western and Eastern Canada pay TV services picked up the rights to Showtime’s Masters of Sex (pictured), premiering this September.