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Spotlight

Deals: eOne, Rainmaker, Filmoption, Rhombus and more

eOne announces multiple international sales for Spotlight (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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David Asch named SVP, GM of Shomi

The former Redbox SVP of content will oversee day-to-day management of Shomi, as well as business and growth strategy for the steamer.

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Deals: CraveTV, Remstar, Mongrel, Netflix

Schitt’s Creek (pictured) is now streaming on Netflix Canada, and more deals of the week.

Maripier Morin

Kin Canada signs W Network stars

Maripier Morin (pictured) and Cheryl Torrenueva are set to launch their own channels on the MCN.

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TVA Group posts Q1 loss following NHL deal

The media co reported a $14.7 million loss for the quarter ending March 31.

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Conventional CanCon spend rises 2.3% in 2014: CRTC

The modest rise on programming spend is countered by a declining ad market, which in 2014 saw private conventional stations earning $117 million less in ad revenue.

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eOne promotes Xavier Trudel, Dan Loewy (exclusive)

The former Alliance execs take on new and expanded roles in the Entertainment One Films Canada division.

Wild Things

Deals: Cream Productions, 9 Story, Blue Ice

Production on season three of Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan is underway, and more deals of the week. (Wild Things pictured.)

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Tattersall merges with SIM Group

The Toronto-based audio post service provider merges with the fast-growing equipment and post-production services provider.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs March 16, 2015 to March 22, 2015

Penguins of Madagascar tops the DVD chart for the week of March 16 to March 22, with Hunger Games: Mockingjay taking the #2 spot.