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In brief: VFF looks to 2020 with new lead programmer

Plus: The Song of Names lands an original score nomination, a Toronto creative design firm brings in an L.A. exec and the NFB boosts its Montreal team.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 18 to 24, 2019

The Good Doctor comes in at #2, followed by Survivor at #4 and Grey’s Anatomy at #5.

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Photo gallery: Welcome reception for new Heritage Minister

Minister Steven Guilbeault met with producers, broadcasters, union leaders and other senior figures at a reception hosted by the CMPA and Insight Productions.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 22 to 28, 2019

Frozen 2 tops the chart, followed by Ford v Ferrari at #2 and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 22 to 28, 2019

Antigone comes in at #1, while Les barbares de La Malbaie and Il pleuvait des oiseaux land at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Nov. 19 to 25, 2019

The Mandalorian (Disney+) tops the charts, while The Man In The High Castle (Amazon Prime Video) lands at #5 on the Digital Original list.

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CRTC considers new licence models in CBC renewal hearing

The pubcaster has put forth a proposal that would see online exhibition included in its content commitments for the first time.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 11 to 17, 2019

Murdoch Mysteries cracks the list, while The Good Doctor and 9-1-1 lead.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 15 to 21, 2019

Ford v Ferrari races to the top of the list, while Last Christmas and Charlie’s Angels claim the #2 and #3 spots, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 15 to 21, 2019

Antigone tops the chart, followed by Matthias et Maxime at #2 and Jouliks at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Nov. 12 to 18, 2019

The Mandalorian (Disney+) nabs the #2 spot on the Digital Original list, while Vancouver-shot See (Apple TV+) lands at #9.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 4 to 10, 2019

The Good Doctor comes in at #1, followed by Grey’s Anatomy at #2 and 9-1-1 at #3.