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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, June 3 to 9, 2019

MasterChef Canada comes in at #7, followed by Private Eyes at #12 and Island of Bryan at #13.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 7 to 13, 2019

Aladdin takes the top spot, followed by The Secret Life of Pets 2 and Dark Phoenix at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 7 to 13, 2019

La femme de mon frere comes in at #1, followed by The Grizzlies at #2 and Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind at #3.

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Photo Gallery: 2019 Banff World Media Festival

See the international film and TV executives, producers and stars who came out to celebrate the festival’s 40th anniversary.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for June 4 to 10, 2019

Black Mirror takes the top spot, followed by Lucifer at #2 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #3.

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5 to Watch reminder

The deadline to submit your Playback 5 to Watch nominee survey has been extended to June 21. Click here to access the survey directly. (Free to view)

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 27 to June 2, 2019

Private Eyes comes in at #7, followed by MasterChef Canada at #9 and Island of Bryan at #14.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films May 31 to June 6, 2019

Aladdin comes in at #1, followed by Godzilla: King of Monsters at #2 and Rocketman at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 31 to June 6, 2019

The Grizzlies leads the list, while Nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up comes in at #2 and La Chute De L’Empire Americain lands at #3.

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Modern Canadian showrunner pt. 2: opportunities abound for creators

Showrunners discuss new opportunities created by SVOD players and expanded funding triggers, and how the discussion around diversity is evolving.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 20 to 26, 2019

NCIS takes the #2 spot, while Island of Bryan comes in at #14 and MasterChef Canada lands at #15.

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Playback’s 5 to Watch: 2019 nominations now open

We’re asking you to help us find the hottest up-and-coming talent in the Canadian screen production industry. (Free to view)