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The bodies of Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper were pulled from the waters of Shannon Falls, just north of Vancouver, on Tuesday. Ryker Gamble, a popular YouTube travel and adventure video-blogger, and two fellow vloggers with the High on Life extreme travel channel, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper, died on Tuesday after a
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Entertainment One has licensed its popular kids TV property to Merlin Entertainments to become an indoor play center in Shanghai. Entertainment One’s popular Peppa Pig character is set to star in an indoor attraction in China. The indie studio on Tuesday said it has licensed the popular kids TV property to Madame Tussauds owner Merlin
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‘Trial and Error’ star Kristin Chenoweth will host the Banff Rockie Awards at the Canadian industry retreat. A&E Investigates host Elizabeth Vargas, The Handmaid’s Tale exec producer Sheila Hockin and Game of Thrones director Jeremy Podeswa will receive awards at the upcoming Banff World Media Festival, organizers said Tuesday. The 39th edition of the Canadian
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‘Counterpart’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ vie against U.K. entrants ‘Liar’ and ‘Peaky Blinders’ in the drama category. Hollywood TV producers on Thursday nabbed a slew of nominations for the Rockie Awards at the upcoming 39th Banff World Media Festival. The best drama category has American entrants in Sony TV’s Counterpart and CBS’ Twin Peaks, while the
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The actor addressed four separate allegations dating back to 2009, calling them “harmful, unfounded accusations.” Once Upon a Time actor Michael Coleman on Friday denied allegations of sexual harassment made against him, calling them “harmful and unfounded.” Coleman, who played the dwarf character Happy on the ABC series, in December stepped down from a Vancouver arts
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The studio is cementing its relationship with the ‘Bridesmaid’ and ‘Spy’ director after launching Feig’s Netflix unscripted comedy ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale.’ Lionsgate on Thursday unveiled a first-look deal with Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig and his producing partner Jessie Henderson to co-produce scripted and unscripted series and formats for the
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Studio blockbusters including ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Despicable Me 3’ and ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ helped drive record box-office results in the U.K. and strong performances in France and Russia. Cinema admissions ticked up slightly in Europe last year, according to official figures released Wednesday by the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the body
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‘Ava’ and ‘Never Steady, Never Still’ nabbed the most nominations in film categories. Netflix’s Anne With an E, the adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, grabbed a field-leading 13 nominations for the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards on Tuesday. And Sadaf Forughi’s Ava, a coming-of-age drama set in Iran and Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still,
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Forget ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’: Here’s what the rest of the globe will be watching as they ring in the new year. Holiday time means TV time for families around the globe. But not every country has the same year-end TV traditions. In Britain, the obsession is with Christmas commercials.
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The American-Canadian sports broadcaster was let go after “multiple female employees” came forward with complaints. Gregg Zaun, a former Major League Baseball player and a TV analyst with Canada’s Sportsnet channel, was fired on Thursday after multiple claims of ”inappropriate behavior” were made by female colleagues. “This week, we received complaints from multiple female employees
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The giant-screen exhibitor, led by CEO Richard Gelfond, beat earnings expectations. Imax on Thursday bucked the industry’s summer box-office doldrums by posting record third-quarter box-office revenues after Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk played on its giant screens. Imax recorded $98.8 million in overall revenue, on higher business from digital remastering (DMR) of Hollywood movies and joint revenue
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