HGTV Canada

HGTV orders Pamela Anderson-led home renovation series

HGTV Canada has commissioned a new docuseries following actor Pamela Anderson as she renovates her late grandmother’s home. Produced and distributed globally by Toronto-based Corus Studios, the 8 x 60-minute series has the working title of Pamela Anderson’s Home Reno Project and sees the former Baywatch star return to her roots on the coast of […]

Boat Rocker takes on Mountain Road library

Canadian distributor Boat Rocker Rights has secured worldwide distribution of local unscripted prodco Mountain Road Productions’ near-200-hour library. The deal comprises series such as 10x60mins Heavy Lifting, which was for French-Canadian network Historia and followed mobile crane operators; I Wrecked My House (pictured), a 14x30mins/1x60mins HGTV Canada home reno series; and Selling Big, a 26x30mins […]

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 […]