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JFL’s Gilbert Rozon steps down amid sexual assault allegations

Groupe V Media has also suspended Eric Salvail’s talk show following separate allegations against the Quebec TV personality and producer.

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In Brief: Long Time Running, Secret Path TV premieres set

Plus: WIFTV launches screenwriting program for Indigenous women and Netflix says Canadians are its quickest binge-watchers.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 2 to 8, 2017

Murdoch Mysteries is at #21, with The Big Bang Theory at #1 and The Good Doctor at #2.

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Unscripted projects kick off Bell Media, Motion Content partnership

Cameras are rolling on animal rescue show Dog Tales Rescue and design series Where To I Do?

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Rogers posts increased revenues, profits in Q3

Growth in the company’s wireless and cable businesses cancelled out losses on the media side.

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Blue Ant Media undergoes corporate restructuring

Vanessa Case and Marcia Martin will exit their roles in the coming months as the Love Nature business moves under Blue Ant’s global networks division.

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TV and radio ad revenues down for Corus in Q4

Development of the company’s VOD and audience segmentation efforts will be key priorities in 2018.

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MIPCOM: Incendo, FilmRise pact on distribution deal

The newly minted agreement will see Incendo acting as the exclusive sales agent for all TV projects sold by the New York-based company.

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MIPCOM: New players, new opportunities?

As Facebook and Snap offer more insight into their original content ambitions, producers hoping for a windfall of new inventory for original commissions are likely to be disappointed.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 6 to 11, 2017

Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 tops the chart, with Kingsman: The Golden Circle at #2 and It at # 3.

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Bron acquires Danish crime series for TV

Sara Blaedel’s The Forgotten Girls will be adapted for the small screen, with Bron’s Aaron Gilbert and Danielle Reardon set to exec produce.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 6 to 11, 2017

Les Rois Mongols is at #1, with De Pere en Flic 2 still making the top five after 11 weeks in theatres.

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Vanessa Piazza inks production deal with eOne

The Lost Girl and Dark Matter EP is currently developing a number of book-based IP projects through the multi-year deal.

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Viceland, Rogers Media in production on two docuseries

Scheduled to premiere in early 2018, the hour-long unscripted series explore the worlds of underground pro wrestling and skateboarding culture.

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Corus, Discovery Kids pact on new prodco

Based in Canada, the new venture will produce linear and digital children’s content for global delivery.