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NBC buys Canadian drama ‘Transplant’ as Covid-19 coping strategies continue

NBC has become the latest US broadcaster to acquire existing scripted product to avoid the production hiatus by striking a deal for Canadian medical drama Transplant. The 13-part show, which debuted in February on Canuck network CTV, centers on Dr. Bashir ‘Bash’ Hamed, a Syrian doctor who flees the country’s war to set up life […]

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. […]

19-2 adds up for Content

Content Television has acquired international distribution rights to the English-language remake of French-Canadian drama 19-2. 19-2 is a 10x60mins cop series about two newly-paired patrol officers working in the “highly-charged environment” on Montreal’s 19th precinct. It was coproduced for Bell Media by Montreal’s Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media, and Content Television, the TV arm […]