FromÂ Cassandra Szklarski of The Canadian Press: Jared Keeso to create comedy for CraveTV The crass musings of a country boy named Wayne are leaping from YouTube to CraveTV. Bell Media says its on-demand streaming service has commissioned its first original Canadian series: a six-part, half-hour comedy calledÂ LetterkennyÂ that will starÂ 19-2 actor Jared Keeso. Keeso just won … Continue reading Links: Jared Keeso to create comedy for CraveTV
It’s the glitziest week in Canadian television. The third annual Canadian Screen Awards consume the entire week in Toronto with a nominee cocktail party on Monday, two nights of industry awards on Tuesday and Wednesday, theÂ Women Who Act with Patricia Rozema screening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox and a Fan Zone on Saturday at the … Continue reading Canadian Screen Awards: Who should/Will win the TV categories?
Bell Media’s Aug. 14 announcement regarding its 14 new comedies and dramas in development for The Movie Network was significant. For the first time that I can recall, a Canadian network unveiled its development plan for the coming year, showing its cards in advance. Though commonplace in the U.S. where pilot orders and development deals … Continue reading 19-2 lead and Best Years creator get developing with TMN
From a media release: Attached talent includes OscarÂ® nominees Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski, Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Joseph Boyden, and seasoned writer Stephen Tolkin Production companies working with The Movie Network include Serendipity Point Films, Prospero Pictures, Halfire Entertainment, ICF Films, and Darius Films The Movie Network announced today its current roster of 14 … Continue reading The Movie Network announces slate of shows in development
From a media release: Five New Comedy Projects Join Bell Mediaâ€™s Original Development Slate New comedies in development include projects from Mark McKinney, Rob Sheridan, Jared Keeso, Paul Mather, and llana Frank Bell Media working with several seasoned production companies including Breakthrough Entertainment, Lone Eagle Entertainment, Force Four Entertainment, Amaze Film + Television, New Metric … Continue reading Bell reveals development slate