Claire Freeland to Exit Canada's Rogers Media
There's no word on the veteran TV programmer's next move after she ramped up original series production with shows like "Seed" and "The Bachelor Canada."
TORONTO – Claire Freeland is leaving Rogers Media Television as director of original programming.
The TV network is looking for Freeland's replacement after she ramped up Rogers' TV development campaign during the last two years.
Freeland will remain on board at Rogers Media until the end of September.
"Claire has been a wonderful asset to Rogers Media and we wish her all the best," said Malcolm Dunlop, executive vice president of programming and operations at Rogers Media.
There was no word on where the veteran Canadian TV programmer will land as she plots her next course.
Freeland oversaw original Canadian indie program commissions at the broadcaster, which included developing new drama, comedy and reality series for TV properties like the City conventional network and the OLN, Bio, G4 and FX Canada cable channels.
Series developed under Freeland's watch included the homegrown comedies Seed and Package Deal, and Mother Up!, the Eva Longoria-starrer that debuts in early 2014.
On the reality side, Freeland spawned Storage Wars Canada, which she is executive producing, and The Bachelor Canada.
Rogers’ TV properties include five City local TV stations and another five OMNI-branded multicultural TV stations.
- MOST SHARED
- MOST POPULAR
- Patrick Stewart And Ian McKellen Play The Newlywed Game, Continue Being The Internet's Most Adorable Sirs
- Sunny Day Real Estate Releases 'Lipton Witch,' First Song In 14 Years
- 'Batman Beyond' Animated Short Premieres At WonderCon In Honor of Franchise's 75th Anniversary
- Here Is A Photo Of Mariah Carey Dressed As A Bunny And Using Nick Cannon As Furniture
- 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Tops Easter Weekend Box Office While Johnny Depp's 'Transcendence' Fails to Impress
- Lea Michele Gets Cozy with Co-Star on Her Music Video Set!
- Madonna Wants Us to Get Behind Her to Start a Love Evolution!
- Calvin Harris Previews Small Sample of Rita Ora's New Single - Listen Now!