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Raja Khanna on bringing Dark Slope into the light

Serial entrepreneur Khanna discusses the formation of the new VR and AR company, which just added Steven DeNure to its board of directors.

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TVOKids greenlights more It’s My Party

The regional broadcaster has ordered a second season of Bristow Global Media’s live-action cultural celebration series.

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Screen Siren docuseries gets the greenlight at Knowledge Net

The provincial pubcaster has also appointed filmmaker Aaron Woodley (pictured) as its director of network brands.

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Wattpad strikes development deal with Huayi Brothers Korea

The companies will develop and coproduce Wattpad stories for the Korean market, with Wattpad Studios’ head of Asian operations Dexter Ong overseeing the partnership.

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CAKE, Fresh TV get more Dramarama

Teletoon and Cartoon Network in the U.S. have renewed Total Dramarama for a second season.

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CBC builds out kids content strategy, starting with a ‘Detention’

LoCo Motion Pictures and Broken Compass Films’ Detention Adventure will be the first kids scripted series to debut exclusively on Gem.

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Bingo Animation wins inaugural China Tales Incubator

Launched in 2018 by Nelvana, WeKids and Toon Boom Animation, the program aims to develop, produce and distribute content for global audiences.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, 2019

Murdoch Mysteries comes in at #22, followed by Cardinal and Coroner at #25 and #26, respectively.

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DHX highlights Peanuts deal, new business structure in Q2 report

A process is underway to reorganize the Halifax-based company into two separate subsidiaries, one for studios and TV channels, and another for digital and content assets.

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No Equal Entertainment options WWW series

Wynonna Earp and Lost Girl writer Shelley Scarrow will adapt Robert J. Sawyer’s sci-fi novels for TV.

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Blue Ant, Saloon Media prep Life Below Zero: Canada

The localized adaptation of the BBC docuseries will explore the remote regions of Northern Canada to see how communities endure the harsh climate.

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Dorg Van Dango goes int’l with Nickelodeon

The Canada/Ireland copro from DHX Media and Cartoon Saloon is expected to be released around the world in 2020.