Toronto's Second City Theatre, Vancouver-based broadcaster Western Intl. Communications and actor/comedian John Candy have joined forces toward a Canadian comedy channel.
CHUM Limited's City TV/MuchMusic has forged an alliance with Comedy Central to set up a Canadian version of the American comedy channel.
Toronto-based Paragon Entertainment has tapped Spelling Television prexy Gary Randall to head up the company's U.S. TV operations. Also, Julie Lee has ankled Spelling's Vancouver office to head up…
Writer/director David Cronenberg has inked a deal with Paragon Entertainment to develop a six-part TV series, "Crimes Against Nature," for Canadian pubcaster CBC.
Kiwi and Aussie broadcast holdings contributed to buoyant third-quarter results for Manitoba-based CanWest Global Communications, according to topper Izzy Asper. Net earnings jumped 44.6% over the…
A group claiming to represent more than 25,000 World War II veterans of the Canadian Bomber Command Aircrew has announced plans to file a $ C500 million ($ 400 million) class action lawsuit against…
Geffen Pictures' "M. Butterfly" has been selected as the opening-night film for the 18th annual Festival of Festivals. And the honor makes helmer David Cronenberg the first director to have two films…
Live Entertainment's musical hit "Kiss of the Spider Woman" experienced its second "Lucky 7" evening June 21, nabbing seven prizes at the Dora Awards, the Canadian version of the Tony Awards.
The National Film Board Monday announced a 1993-94 lineup that includes its first presale to the A&E Network and a co-production with Japan's NHK, as well as an expanded presence for female producers…
Alliance Communications has tapped Ted Kotcheff to direct "Final Decree," a$ C15 million ($ 12 million) feature that's targeted to begin lensing here in October. Alliance also is finalizing an…