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OUTtv travels to New Zealand

The Canadian LGBTQ network will now be offered on TVNZ’s OnDemand AVOD platform.

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Cineplex revenues up despite 5.6% decline in annual attendance

The exhibitor saw strong quarterly and year-end growth in media, attendance revenues and amusements.

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How PyeongChang is faring with viewers so far

Nearly 30 million Canadians have tuned into CBC’s coverage, with Tessa and Scott providing the Games’ most-watched moment to date.

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eOne takes off with new TV series

The studio has teamed with DryWrite’s Vicky Jones (pictured) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge on a new rom-com thriller, Run.

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Boat Rocker Media invests in Serial Box

Hoping the addictive nature of serialized TV and podcasts can translate to published stories, the Toronto-based company has led a $1.65-million investment round in the platform.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 5 to Feb. 11, 2018

The Good Doctor is at #1, with CBC’s primetime Olympic coverage taking the #2 spot and Murdoch Mysteries landing at #19.

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Beat Bugs to sing for CBC Kids

The Beatles-inspired Netflix series will make its Canadian broadcast debut in February.

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Sony Pictures Television to take The Launch worldwide

The Bell Media and Big Machine Label Group format will be remade in the U.K., with SPT shopping the original and format globally.

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Corus sets premiere date for new original

Popular HGTV host Scott McGillivray is back with a new home reno show, Buyers Bootcamp.

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Allarco to pay almost $3M to affected creditors in CCAA proceedings

An Alberta court also extended the company’s stay of proceedings until April 15 in order to give Allarco time to distribute the funds.

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Indiecan picks up North American rights to U.S. political doc

Waking the Sleeping Giant, from Purple Frog Productions and Bright Blue Ecomedia, follows the 2016 U.S. presidential race.

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De Angeles Films invests in Raven Banner

The financing deal aims to bolster Raven Banner’s ability to offer competitive minimum guarantees.

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Netflix takes worldwide rights on Reboot

The Mainframe Studios-produced remake will launch on the global streamer on March 30, ahead of its Canadian premiere on YTV.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Feb. 9 to Feb. 15, 2018

Hochelaga: Terre Des Ames is at #1, with Le trip a trois in second place and Les scenes fortuites at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Feb. 9 to Feb. 15, 2018

Fifty Shades Freed tops the charts, followed by Peter Rabbit at #2 and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at #3.