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Canada’s ‘Coroner’ picked up by UK’s Channel 4, greenlit for third season

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has picked up the first two seasons of the CBC original series Coroner for its FTA channel More4, while Canada’s CBC has greenlit a 10-episode third season of the drama. Originally commissioned for Canadian broadcaster CBC, the 16 x 60-minute series was produced by Muse Entertainment, Back Alley Films and Cineflix […]

Canada’s CBC and C5 in UK partner for Egyptian expedition

Canadian pubcaster CBC and Channel 5 in the UK have commissioned a new documentary exploring the mystery of the infamous Egyptian ruler. Searching For Cleopatra is being helmed by Arrow Media, alongside Handel Productions and Rezolution Pictures, and aims to challenge established thinking about the queen, while providing an exclusive look at a recent expedition […]

A+E’s ‘Miss Scarlet And The Duke’ heads to the US, Canada, Australia

US broadcaster PBS, Seven Network in Australia and CBC in Canada are among broadcasters to have picked up 19th Century crime drama, Miss Scarlet And The Duke. The show marked A+E Networks International’s first scripted co-production and was created by Grantchester writer Rachael New, who was attached as showrunner to the 6 x 60-minute first […]

Netflix, CBC to end ‘Anne With An E’ after three seasons

Netflix and Canadian broadcaster CBC are bringing the curtain down on drama series Anne With An E after three seasons. The show’s forthcoming 10-episode season, which has already premiered on CBC and will debut on Netflix on 3 January, will be its last, the streamer and broadcaster have confirmed. It was produced by Northwood Entertainment […]

CBC welcomes Family Feud to Canada after Fremantle deal

Canada’s CBC is preparing to launch a local version of classic gameshow format Family Feud after striking a deal with distributor Fremantle. Family Feud Canada (60 x 30 minutes) will mark the first English-language version of the format to air in the country and will be hosted by actor and comedian Gerry Dee. Zone3 is […]

Sky Arts, Hulu, SBS acquire Margaret Atwood doc from Kew Media

Sky Arts in the UK, US streamer Hulu and SBS in Australia are among buyers of a documentary about Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale and its sequel The Testaments. Margaret Atwood: A Word After A Word After A Word is Power (1 x 92 minutes and 1 x 78 minutes) follows the famous […]

Canada’s CTV, Netflix mark inaugural unscripted collaboration with ‘I Do, Redo’

Netflix has teamed with Canadian terrestrial broadcaster CTV on their first unscripted project, partnering on a wedding series from Insight Productions. The streaming giant has commissioned I Do, Redo, fronted by wedding expert and celebrity stylist Jessica Mulroney. The 10 x 30-minute series will see Mulroney – who is also a close friend of Duchess […]

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