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Space Begins Production on Final Season of Orphan Black

October 25, 2016   Space, BBC America, and Temple Street announced today that production is underway on the fifth and final season of the critically acclaimed award-winning series Orphan Black. Season 5 sees the return of Tatiana Maslany to her Emmy  Award-winning role as multiple…

Discovery Renews Original Scripted Drama for Season Two

October 25, 2016 Discovery Canada is proud to announce the renewal of its first-ever original scripted drama Frontier  for a second season. Production of Season 2, once again starring Jason Momoa, is currently underway in advance of the gritty new series’ world premiere…

Bell Media Announces Multi-Faceted Promotional Campaign with Warner Bros. Pictures

October 25, 2016   Bell Media announced today an extensive multi-faceted campaign in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures Canada in support of the upcoming film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the highly anticipated film from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter world. Bell…


October 24, 2016 Gerry Acton, former Vice President of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters passed away on October 12th, 2016 in Nepean, Ontario. Born at home in Acton’s Corners, Ontario, Gerry was raised on the farm, attending local schools and church. Seeking his…

Directors Guild Honoured the Best in the Business

October 24, 2016 The Directors Guild of Canada handed out 17 award honouring the best work created by Members this past year in a star-studded, elegant event. Three special career acknowledgments were also handed out during the evening, including the Lifetime Achievement Award to…

CMF Contributes $3M to Fund Diverse Languages Projects

October 24, 2016 The Canada Media Fund announced today $3-million in funding to 11 convergent projects that applied to the Diverse Languages Program. The Program supports productions that reflect Canada’s diversity by funding projects in languages other than English, French, or Aboriginal languages.…

CMW Appoints Festival Manager

October 24, 2016 CMW is pleased to announce the appointment of Crispin Giles as Festival Manager.  “We are delighted to have Crispin joining Canadian Music Week! His extensive live music background makes him the perfect candidate for the role of Festival Manager,” Says…

OAB Announces Session on Broadcasters’ Digital Advantage

October 24, 2016 Daniel Anstandig, CEO, Futuri will discuss the Broadcasters’ Digital Advantage at the OAB fall conference, CONNECTION 2016. Since 2013, Futuri Media has monitored millions of posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with its TopicPulse social monitoring system; entertained millions of…

CraveTV and MGM Ink Deal to License James Bond Catalogue

October 24, 2016       CraveTV and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announced, CraveTV is now streaming the 007 Collection–spanning more than 50 years and all six James Bond actors—from Connery to Craig. Celebrating a truly iconic film franchise, CraveTV’s 007 Collection is curated for fans of jaw-dropping action sequences, larger-than-life villains and leading ladies, and high-tech gadgets. The…

Global BC and CKNW AM 980 to Join Forces

October 20, 2016 Global BC and CKNW AM 980 are pleased to announce that Global News Hour at 6, BC’s longest-running and best-known news program will be simulcast on the radio station beginning Monday, November 7. The addition of the hour-long wrap-up of the day’s…