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  • Murdoch Mysteries

    Murdoch Mysteries

    Season 10 greenlit! 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.

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  • Inhuman Condition

    Inhuman Condition

    Now on KindaTV! 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. New episodes posted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30 PM ET.

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  • Carmilla

    Carmilla

    Season 3 greenlit! 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. 45 million views and counting on YouTube!

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  • Slasher (TV and VR)

    Slasher (TV and VR)

    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.

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  • Houdini & Doyle

    Houdini & Doyle

    New supernatural drama from David Shore premieres May 2 on FOX & Global!

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News

Jul 18 2016 - Kill the lights; Action on Darken

Cameras roll on Smokebomb’s first feature film, a sci-fi thriller starring an ensemble cast including Bea Santos, Oluniké Adeliyi, and Ari Millen. Now available for pre-order, Darken’s release strategy will include all platforms and an origin-story web series.

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Jun 16 2016 - Shaftesbury/Smokebomb expands into licensing

Award-winning creator and producer debuts at Licensing Expo with properties across a range of target demographics, from Murdoch Mysteries, female millennial-centric Carmilla, and kids’ shows Splashlings and The Moblees.

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Jun 13 2016 - Shaftesbury promotes Judy Lung to Director of Communications & Marketing and welcomes Meg Campbell as Publicist

In this role, Lung will oversee publicity, marketing and brand management for the company’s roster of award-winning television and film projects including Murdoch Mysteries, Houdini & Doyle, Slasher and The Moblees, and will also handle day-to-day corporate communications including events, advertising and sponsorships.

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Jun 08 2016 - Murdoch Mysteries’ Station House No. 4 back in action

Production has commenced on Season 10 of one of Canada’s most beloved and longest-running dramatic series, Murdoch Mysteries. Coming off its highest-rated season yet on CBC as the country’s top-rated homegrown scripted program for the 2015/16 television season and marking 150 episodes in Season 10, the series will continue to follow Detective Murdoch and the heroes of Station No. 4 as they solve crimes inspired by Canadian history and featuring international celebrities of the early 20th century.

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Apr 03 2016 - John Doyle: If gore’s your thing, Slasher will slay you

What you will watch for, mind you, is the tightly paced, grisly horror that goes on and on, and shivers your timbers expertly. Highly recommended.

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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 10 seasons of Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, UKTV, and ITV STUDIOS Global Entertainment; David Shore's new series Houdini & Doyle for Sony Pictures Television, Corus Entertainment, ITV, and Fox; thriller series Slasher for Super Channel and NBCUniversal's Chiller; and Kids' CBC 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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