W orders NHL WAGs series from Bristow Global Media (exclusive)

TV

Anger Management star Noureen DeWulf and Nicole Brown, wife of LA Kings star Dustin Brown, top-line the docu-series about pro hockey wives and girlfriends. (Julie Bristow pictured.)



Let’s Talk TV: Level the playing field, argues Gusto TV

TV

Executives from the food and lifestyle channel argued that changes to the broadcast system should include greater access for indies.



Include children’s programming in basic, DHX tells CRTC

TV

The new operator of Family, Disney XD and Disney Junior argued that not including the channels in a skinny basic option would diminish the quality of Canadian children’s content.



Third season of Motive starts shooting in Vancouver

TV

Victor Garber, Jessica Lowndes and Luisa D’Oliveira will guest star in the detective procedural.



The Good Lie to open Festival du nouveau cinema

FILM

The Warner Bros. release, directed by Philippe Falardeau and starring Reese Witherspoon, will kick off the Montreal event on Oct. 8.



Joey King, Kevin Pollak board Sean Garrity’s Borealis (exclusive)

FILM

The road trip movie will shoot in Winnipeg this fall. (Garrity pictured.)



Photo Gallery: WIFT-T @ TIFF ’14

Photos from Women in Film and Television – Toronto’s annual fete during the Toronto International Film Festival.



Groupe V Media completes takeover of music channels

TV

New Quebec financial partners have boarded the media company as it completes its acquisition of MusiquePlus and MusiMax.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Aug. 25 to Aug. 31, 2014

FILMTV

Amazing Spider-Man 2 is number one on the DVD charts for the week.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 5 to Sept. 11, 2014

FILM

Atom Egoyan’s The Captive reaches #6 at the overall box office, with a $600K opening week.