CBC and BET+ partner on The Porter

TORONTO – CBC and Viacom-owned streamer BET+ announced this week they are partnering on an original series with the working title of The Porter (8x60) from Inferno Pictures and Sienna Films. Set in the 1920s The Porter “follows the journeys of four ambitious souls who hustle, dream, cross borders and confront barriers in the fight for liberation - on and off the railways that crossed North America,” says the press release. Created by Arnold Pinnock and Bruce Ramsay, with Annmarie Morais, Marsha Greene, and Aubrey Nealon, Morais and Greene (left and right, above) are writers/showrunners on the eight-part series, with...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.