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Upfronts 2018: The takeaways

From automation in TV buying to a slew of social series, here’s what we took away from this year’s Upfronts.

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Bell Media to rebrand four specialty nets

Plus, two new ad-supported VODs will hit the market.

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Corus pulls back the curtain on its fall season

The media co’s commissions included a pair of culinary series from Proper Television, as well as a greenlight for the third and final season of Mary Kills People.

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Bell Media unveils conventional, specialty pickups

Leading CTV’s drama acquisitions is ABC’s The Rookie and CBS’ Magnum P.I. reboot, while the media co also revealed additions to its specialty channels.

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TwitterFronts: MMVAs, Homestand Sports and more

The social media company’s first Canadian upfront outlined its video programming strategy for the coming season.

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Upfronts ’18: CBC debuts 17 new series

The pubcaster will also renew a whopping 36 series, making the returning line-up one of its largest to date.

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Upfronts 2018: CBS’s Monday night damage control (blog)

A culling of comedies and dramas has seen the cancellation of Kevin Can Wait, Superior Donuts and more.

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Upfronts 2018: ABC and life after Shondaland (blog)

Scandal’s cancellation will be compensated for by Station 19, but overall, ABC’s schedule is keeping it safe.

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Upfronts 2018: Fox courts an older crowd (blog)

Some of Fox’s new shows buck the network’s longstanding trend of chasing younger audiences.

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Upfronts 2018: NBC plays it safe (blog)

Eight new shows are slated for the network, with the most anticipated being another new medical drama.