Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Sept. 8, 2014 to Sept. 14, 2014


The Amazing Race Canada takes the top spot in TV yet again, with Masterchef coming in at #2.

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 12, 2014 to Sept. 18, 2014


The Captive sits at #10 overall at the Canadian box office, while Guardians of the Galaxy takes the top spot.

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 12, 2014 to Sept. 18, 2014


The Captive is the top Canadian film at the box office this week, followed by 1987.

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 1, 2014 to Sept. 7, 2014


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes the #1 spot on the DVD chart this week, followed by the sixth season of Sons of Anarchy.

Victory Arts and TVO craft new preschool series


Ottawa-based children’s content creator and producer Victory Arts has joined forces with Canada’s TVO and Amberwood Entertainment to develop Air Crafters.

Breakthrough, YTV and Nickelodeon pact on Max & Shred series


The live action sitcom will bow in the U.S. on Oct. 6, a day ahead of the Canadian launch date.

Christine Shipton named SVP content at Shaw


Christine Shipton takes on the new role following colleague Barb Williams’ promotion to Shaw Media president.

Infograph: Hot topics at Let’s Talk


A look at where the major players fall on the big issues to come out of the Let’s Talk TV hearing.

Netflix offers peek at biz as standoff continues with CRTC


It’s no tell-all, but Netflix provides partial answers to certain regulatory orders in a Sept. 22 letter obtained by Playback Daily. (Netflix’s Corie Wright pictured.)

Shaw Media looks to hyper-local model for Global News 1


The company hopes a focus on local news programming and innovative technology can make its proposed Global News 1 channel a hit, says Troy Reeb, SVP news and station operations.