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PVR usage grows Cracked debut episode audience

One show, many audiences: The CBC cop drama adds to the industry debate that has broadcasters urging a look beyond overnight ratings to the audience impact of PVRs, online streaming and VOD usage.


CBC Cracked drama sold to Canal Plus in France

The French TV deal is expected to open the way to an American broadcast sale as the international roll-out of the homegrown drama picks up pace.


CBC shows off social TV apps for winter 2013 schedule

The pubcaster co-produced online and social media apps for a host of series, including Cracked, Mr. D (pictured) and Murdoch Mysteries.


White Pine Pictures names Steve Ord as COO

The veteran exec (pictured) takes over day-to-day responsibilities from VP Janice Dawe, who is stepping down after eight years with the company.


Cracked sold to Astral’s Series+

The upcoming procedural cop drama from Toronto-based White Pine Pictures is slated to premiere on CBC in January.


Stefanie von Pfetten and David Sutcliffe topline Cracked pilot

The duo will play unlikely cop partners in the Abnormal and Violent Crimes Unit in the one-hour drama pilot from White Pine Pictures.

Tim Southam

White Pine taps Southam for Cracked pilot

The director will step behind the camera for the new CBC crime drama.

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CBC goes to pilot with a police procedural

Exclusive: Phyllis Platt, CBC Television’s interim executive director, confirmed the pubcaster is going to pilot with Cracked, a police drama from White Pines Pictures.


NFB/White Pines Prosecutor pulls in world sales at MIP

American documentary distributor Icarus Films has acquired the US rights for Prosecutor, a portrait of the International Criminal Court prosecutor Louis Moreno-Ocampo from White Pine Pictures and the National Film Board of Canada.

The Negotiator

White Pine signs first-look deal with Daro for The Negotiator

The Negotiator is currently being penned by Malcolm MacRury (ZOS: Zone of Separation, Republic of Doyle, Cra$h & Burn). The deal will give Daro a first-look at international rights and specific territories.

Glenn Gould - Genius Within

Uncovering the enigma of Glenn Gould

White Pine Pictures’ Peter Raymont reveals the genus of Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould.

Little Mosque

Producers/CBC respond to Wikileaks cable comments on Border/Little Mosque

Are those U.S. Embassy officials in Ottawa who told Washington that Little Mosque on the Prairie and The Border offered negative stereotypes of Americans just humorless?