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.
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.
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.
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.
In production: Search & Rescue
The real Coast Guard is helping create the fictionalized action-drama about its adventures.
Ceeb to bow series about vid game industry
Gritty JPod, slated for January, delves into the subculture of Vancouver’s video game industry.
About a Girl to debut on Global
The college comedy is aiming to tap into the tween, twenty- and thirtysomething demographic.