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Media revenues decrease for Rogers in Q3

While overall revenues increased by 3%, lower Blue Jays’ revenues contributed to a dip in the media segment this quarter.

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TV revenues steady for Corus in Q4

President and CEO Doug Murphy said Corus will continue to expand its slate of TV IP, with 11 Studios’ series set to launch in fiscal 2019.

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Jonathan Bronfman, Lon Molnar launch VFX studio

The new company, Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies (MARZ), will focus on high-end TV projects and is currently working on HBO’s Watchmen and Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy.

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CMF awards $9M across 43 digital projects

Projects from Blue Ant Media Productions, Big Bad Boo Digital and Hollywood Suite are among those receiving support.

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365 days to ’100 Days to Victory’

BGM founder Julie Bristow explains how the premium WWI docudrama went from start to the MIPCOM finish line in just over a year.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 9 to 15, 2018

Big Mouth leads the list, followed by The Man In The High Castle at #2, and Ozark at #3.

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New Metric expands development team

Beth Iley (pictured) will source and develop dramatic TV projects alongside the company’s VP of development Caroline Habib.

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Streamer Highball.TV launches with Canadian acquisition

The SVOD service has acquired worldwide digital and Canadian theatrical rights to Canadian Film Fest-winner The Drawer Boy.

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In brief: Whoopi Goldberg to narrate Nelvana animated short film

Plus: Jim Henson Company boards Omnifilm and Reality Distortion Field’s Knights of Panterra, IMAX names a new president, and more.

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Scott Brothers get into scripted

The Property Brothers will exec produce a single-camera comedy, based on their memoir, which is currently in development with Fox.

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Channel Zero finds new HQ for CHCH-TV

Renovation and construction on the new site in Hamilton will begin in 2019, with the finished building set to be operational by spring of 2021.

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Netflix beats estimates, adds 7M global subs in Q3

The streaming giant attributed its strong performance in part to its romantic comedy-focused film slate.

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MIPCOM deals: Blue Ant, Kew, Cineflix Rights

Blue Ant International sells more than 60 hours of content to China’s CCTV, Cineflix Rights licenses 330 hours of content across Europe, plus more.

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Network Entertainment introduces I Am Richard Pryor

The Vancouver-based prodco behind projects like I Am Heath Ledger is working on its latest doc for Paramount Network.

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Building CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution’s international brand

The pubcaster’s licensing department is showcasing 400 hours of new content at MIPCOM, as it looks to differentiate itself in the market.