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News brief: Spike options Tutankhamun miniseries from Muse

US cable net Spike has taken an option on Tut, a miniseries about ancient Egyptian ruler Tutankhamun. The potential six-parter was brought to Spike by Canadian producer Muse Entertainment (Bomb Girls). Muse’s Joel S. Rice and Michael Prupas will exec produce the series if greenlit, alongside Greg Gugliotta (The Fosters). The writing team includes Michael […]

Bomb Girls series cancelled, continues as TV movie

Canadian WW2 drama series Bomb Girls has been cancelled by Global but the Canadian broadcaster has ordered a two-hour TV movie rounding off the stories from the show.   The show follows a group of women working in a war time munitions factory and performed well on Global and US cable net ReelzChannel, but the […]

Former Discovery boss to run factual programming at Muse

Canadian producer and distributor Muse has hired Ann Harbron to run its fledgling factual division. She joins from Discovery Channel Canada where she was director of commissioning and production. Harbron will take the new role of managing director of factual programming. She will be based in Muse’s new Toronto office. She left Discovery last year. […]

Canada’s turn to shine

Canada is a top originator of English-language scripted and factual content. Ever savvier of the international market, the country’s producers and distributors are more aggressively seeking out US partnerships as a springboard to the rest of the world, reports Mark Dillon. One reason Canadian producers need a global outlook is a challenging broadcast landscape at […]