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Meridian Artists, LeFeaver Talent combine forces

Nancy LeFeaver and Colleen Loucks join the Toronto film and TV agency.

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Hip-Hop Evolution wins International Emmy

The four-part docuseries, produced by Toronto’s Banger Films, won the Arts Programming category at the 45th annual edition of the awards ceremony.

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Netflix sets Indian Detective launch

The streamer has acquired worldwide rights for the CTV original comedy.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 10 to 16, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok is at #1, followed by Murder on the Orient Express at #2 and Daddy’s Home at #3.

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Profits climb at eOne thanks to increasing TV revenues

Revenue gains were offset by declines in the global studio’s film business.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 10 to 16, 2017

Pieds nus dans l’aube is at #1, with Nous sommes les autres at #2 and Les affames at #3.

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Raja Khanna to exit Blue Ant Media

After more than 10 years with the Toronto-based company, Khanna will leave his position as CEO of television and digital by the end of the year.

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Taming the Horse wins at RIDM

The Tao Gu-directed film picked up best Canadian feature at the Montreal doc festival.

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CBC unveils holiday programming lineup

The pubcaster’s festive slate includes a two-hour, B.C.-shot Murdoch Mysteries special and Larry Weinstein’s one-hour doc Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas.

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Boat Rocker Rights sells 200 hours of kids content

Ollie! The Boy Who Became What He Ate, the Radical Sheep and Mickey Rogers Media copro, heads to Universal Kids in the U.S.

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Carrie Stein to lead scripted TV at Kew Media

Working out of L.A., the former eOne exec joins the Toronto-based media conglomerate as EVP of global scripted series.

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More than 40 laid off at Bell Media local stations

Production and post-production positions were affected, along with several on-air hosts and journalists.

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AMI readies Food Spin with Chef Aleem

The docuseries, which follows a wheelchair-bound Toronto food truck owner, is produced by Montreal’s Fair-Play.

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Justin McConnell’s Lifechanger rolls in T.O

The thriller, produced by the Broken Mile director and Avi Federgreen, will be distributed by Raven Banner in Canada.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2017

Alias Grace and The Handmaid’s Tale break the top five, with Stranger Things topping the chart.