Jocelyn Deschênes

19-2 prodco hires development chief

Canadian prodco Sphère Média has hired Tara Woodbury as its English-language head of development. Sphère Média is best known as the producer of French and English-language cop drama 19-2, which is on CTV and Bravo in Canada, and distributed internationally by Content Television. Woodbury will be based in Toronto and work across development and strategy, […]

CBC reversioning French drama

Canadian pubcaster CBC has greenlit an English-language version of Quebec series Nouvelle Adresse. The English version of the family drama, New Address, will go into production this summer and debut in CBC’s autumn schedule. The show will follow the Lawsons, a large Montreal family who have to adapt when their mother is diagnosed with cancer. […]