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  • Murdoch Mysteries

    Murdoch Mysteries

    Winner of 5 Canadian Screen Awards! Set in Toronto at the dawn of the 20th century, Murdoch Mysteries is a one-hour drama series that explores the intriguing world of a methodical and dashing detective who pioneers innovative investigative techniques to solve the city’s crimes. Watch Season 10 on CBC.

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  • Inhuman Condition

    Inhuman Condition

    Canadian Screen Award nominee! Therapist Dr. Michelle Kessler (Torri Higginson, This Life, Stargate: Atlantis) has won plenty of awards for her specialized line of work – providing support to beings with supernatural abilities. Watch Season One on KindaTV!

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  • Carmilla

    Carmilla

    Starring Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis, 2017 Canadian Screen Awards Fan’s Choice Award winner! Funded by U By Kotex®, this irreverent, hit scripted series for millennials from shift2 and Smokebomb puts a contemporary spin on the cult classic vampire novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. 55 million views and counting on YouTube channel KindaTV!

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  • Slasher (TV and VR)

    Slasher (TV and VR)

    Canadian Screen Awards winner! A young woman returns to the small town where she was born, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying copycat murders based on the brutal killing of her parents. Now available on Netflix Canada!

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  • The Moblees

    The Moblees

    Watch Season 2 of one of Kids’ CBC most popular shows! Integrating a holistic approach to healthy active living, The Moblees is a live-action interactive musical adventure series that gets kids aged 3 – 6 up and moving.

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Mar 13 2017 - #1 Canadian drama Murdoch Mysteries renewed for Season 11

As announced by Shaftesbury CEO Christina Jennings at last night’s Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala, Canada’s #1 drama, Murdoch Mysteries, has been renewed for Season 11. The series won a total of five CSAs including Best TV Movie and Best Writing for “A Merry Murdoch Christmas” and the Golden Screen Award for TV Drama or Comedy, given to the most-watched series based on data provided by Numeris.

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Jan 19 2017 - Slasher, written and created by Aaron Martin, now available on Netflix Canada

The critically acclaimed psychological thriller Slasher is now available on Netflix Canada. The series has also been newly released on Netflix around the world including France, Italy, Australia and pan-regionally in Latin America and Asia, including Japan, and will be released in the U.K. and Germany this spring.

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Jan 17 2017 - Shaftesbury/Smokebomb honoured with 15 Canadian Screen Awards nominations

Leading creator and producer Shaftesbury/Smokebomb has received 15 nominations for the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, as announced earlier today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, including nods for Canada’s # 1 scripted series*, Murdoch Mysteries, thriller series Slasher and supernatural web drama Inhuman Condition.

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Nov 18 2016 - Shaftesbury/Smokebomb announces new licensing partners for hit series Murdoch Mysteries and Carmilla

Fans of the hit CBC series Murdoch Mysteries and popular digital series Carmilla will soon be able to experience and explore these Shaftesbury/Smokebomb-produced shows’ rich story worlds and well-loved characters in more immersive ways with a series of new licensees.

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Nov 07 2016 - Unwrap an all-new two-hour Murdoch Mysteries holiday special: “Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas” premieres December 12 on CBC

Christmas cheer returns to Station House No. 4 once more with the second annual MURDOCH MYSTERIES holiday special, “Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas,” premiering Monday, December 12 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC with an encore broadcast on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, at 5 p.m. (5:30 NT).

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With offices in Toronto and Los Angeles, Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television and digital platforms. Shaftesbury's slate includes 11 seasons of Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, UKTV, and ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment; David Shore's Houdini & Doyle for Sony Pictures Television, Corus Entertainment, ITV, and Fox; thriller series Slasher for NBCUniversal's Chiller; and CBC Kids series The Moblees. Shaftesbury's digital arm, Smokebomb Entertainment, produces original digital, convergent, and branded entertainment projects including the hit YouTube series Carmilla, funded by U by Kotex®; mystery series V Morgan Is Dead, brought to life by RBC; fashion comedy series MsLabelled, produced in partnership with Shaw Media and Tetley Tea; and the Slasher VR app for iOS, Android, and Oculus Rift. In June 2014, Shaftesbury/Smokebomb launched shift2, a branded entertainment agency that drives profitable engagement with millennials using scripted series, turning brands into executive producers.

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