Global Television

Private Eyes appeals to buyers

Canadian procedural Private Eyes will become available in 110 territories worldwide after distributor Entertainment One Television closed a host of deals as MIPTV began this morning. The show’s latest buyers are ION TV in the US; Universal Channel in Australia; Fox Networks Group in Italy, Hungary, Bulgaria and the Balkans; SBS in Belgium; Comote TV […]

Corus in ‘game-changing’ C$2.7bn Shaw deal

Toronto-listed Corus Entertainment is to pay C$2.65 billion (US$1.86 billion) to buy rival Shaw Media. This marks the latest round of top-level consolidation in the Canadian television and telecommunications market, coming under three years after Corus rival Bell Media bought Astral Media for C$3.4billion and during the emergence of DHX Media as a new major […]

News brief: ABC, Global renew Rookie

US network ABC and Canada’s Global Television has renewed cop drama Rookie Blue for the fifth time. Production on a fifth season will begin in Toronto in 2014 following development this fall. The hour-long show comes from ICF Films and Entertainment One, the latter of which shops it on the international market.