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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Dec. 26, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017

Suicide Squad tops the chart, followed by Secret Life of Pets at #2 and Magnificent Seven at #3.

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Kirsten Hurd named TVO Kids acquisitions officer

In her new role, the former Distribution360 exec will bring more toddler-focused content to the pubcaster.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Dec. 26, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017

Ransom is at #8, with Kim’s Convenience at #10.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Dec. 30, 2016 to Jan. 5, 2017

Votez Bougon tops the chart, followed by Le Fils de Jean at #2 and Le gout d’un pays at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Dec. 30, 2016 to Jan. 5, 2017

Rogue One: Star Wars is at #1, with Sing at #2 and Passengers at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Dec. 19 to 25, 2016

Secret Life of Pets tops the DVD chart, followed by Suicide Squad at #2 and Magnificent Seven at #3.

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Cirque du Soleil explores VR with Felix & Paul

The Montreal-based studio has partnered with the famed circus co. once again on a 12-minute virtual experience.

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Mid-season TV checkup

Execs from Canada’s major networks give the inside scoop on their mid-season strategy, from old faves to potential new hits.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Dec. 19 to 25, 2016

Ireland/Canada copro Vikings is at #9, with Kim’s Convenience at #18.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Dec. 12 to 18, 2016

Suicide Squad tops the chart, with Secret Life of Pets at #2 and Jason Bourne at #3.

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The ’10s: The era of SVODs and Let’s Talk TV

We’re wrapping up our birthday throwback series with a dive into the recent past: Netflix, the CRTC and the Corus/Shaw deal will shape the industry for years to come.

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Happy holidays from Playback

We’re taking a brief winter break, but will be back on Jan. 4 with more Canadian film and TV industry news.