Julianna Cummins

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Dark Matter premieres brightly on Space

The original series bowed on Space on June 12 at 10 p.m., with the second episode airing after the launch of Killjoys this weekend.

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MTV Canada, TeenNick announce end of Degrassi

MTV Canada will begin airing the final episodes of the show on July 20.

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Upfronts 2015: Global hunts for younger viewers

Shaw Media’s Christine Shipton on how the channel’s new shows will help lower the average age of its primetime audience.

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Why CBC is going big on arts, digital for 2015/16

CBC execs on the reasoning behind some of the changes in its programming strategy, and on what is staying the same.

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Space orders Orphan Black to season four

Production on the 10-episode fourth season is slated to begin this summer in Toronto.


Shaw Media reorganizes, lays off over 80 staff

Included in the layoffs are SVP of sales Errol Da-Re and VP of marketing Amanda Ploughman.

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Shaftesbury, Banff launch branded entertainment contest

The pitch competition will focus on female-targeted scripted digital series (MsLabelled pictured).

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More than 140 jobs cut in CBC English local news

These latest cuts are part of a broader plan to reduce local news costs by $15 million, including cutting 90-minute shows to 30- or 60-minute formats in major markets.

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CRTC proposes new customer code for BDUs

The final decision from Let’s Talk TV is a draft code that would require TV services to provide customers with easy-to-understand agreements, among other stipulations.


Brands key focus of planning for new HGTV show

Calling the format “branded content on steroids,” the show will bring HGTVs roster of hosts into one new production for The House that HGTV Built.

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Smokebomb, Shaw, shift2, Schick partner on series

The multi-platform comedy series will appear first on Slice.ca and YouTube and will later be reformatted for TV.

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Vice Canada unveils senior production hires

Red Bull Media House’s Jason Ford and Al Jazeera’s Andrea Schmidt are among the latest hires from the Rogers/Vice Media joint venture.

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Juno Awards pull in 1.6M viewers

The awards show drew an audience of 1.34 million for the primetime broadcast.

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CBC cancels Strange Empire

The one-hour western drama bowed on the pubcaster this fall.

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How Murdoch Mysteries solved a classic (car) conundrum

Canadian International Auto Show exec Beth Rhind on how she turned her fandom for Murdoch into a solution for an exhibit at the show.