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New direction at Knowledge

Flush with provincial money and new status as a Crown corporation, the BC educaster now led by Rudy Buttignol drops in-house production and spends on digital technology.

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CBC axes jPod, MVP, Intelligence

The series failed to draw ‘mass audience’ despite a record-breaking season, says CBC. jPod producer blames lack of promotion by network.

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jPod makes play for online eyeballs

Based on Douglas Coupland’s novel, the new CBC series arrives with support from a broader ‘universe’ of links to auctions, games and a fictitious Vancouver company looking for a bigger bang for its promo buck.

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Intelligence faces uncertain future

Media buyers remain upbeat about Chris Haddock’s beleaguered series, which closed its second season in the mid-200s – though word from the Intelligence set says there won’t be a third.

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In production: Search & Rescue

The real Coast Guard is helping create the fictionalized action-drama about its adventures.

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Ceeb to bow series about vid game industry

Gritty JPod, slated for January, delves into the subculture of Vancouver’s video game industry.

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About a Girl to debut on Global

The college comedy is aiming to tap into the tween, twenty- and thirtysomething demographic.