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Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 18, 2016 to Jan. 24, 2016

Straight Outta Compton is #1 for the week of Jan. 18 to Jan. 24, with Hotel Transylvania 2 at #2 and The Martian at #3.

Neve

In brief: Hard Rock Medical renewed, Canadians in Miami

Production on TVO and APTN’s Hard Rock Medical is set to move to another Northern Ontario city, plus Neve Campbell (pictured) is presented an ACTRA prize.

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How much is local TV worth?

As the CRTC’s hearings into community and local TV wrap up today, a look at some of the arguments and proposals put forward by the big media players.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Jan. 22, 2016 to Jan. 28, 2016

The Revenant tops the chart for the week of Jan. 22 to Jan. 28, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens at #2 and new entry Dirty Grandpa at #3.

See No Evil

In brief: Saloon copro gets second season, Canadians abroad

Season two of Arrow Media and Saloon Media’s See No Evil (pictured) is set to bow later this month, plus news on Neil Court and Peter Sussman’s latest moves abroad.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 11, 2016 to Jan. 17, 2016

The Martian tops the DVD chart for the week of Jan. 11 to Jan. 17, with Hotel Transylvania 2 at #2 and Sicario at #3.

Suits

In brief: Big-spending Suits, Canadians up for MPSE awards

A survey assesses Suits‘ economic impact on Ontario, and the Motion Picture Sound Editors awards announces multiple nominations for Canadian sound editors.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Jan. 15, 2016 to Jan. 21, 2016

Canada/Ireland copro Brooklyn tops the Canadian film chart for the week of Jan. 15 to 21. (Post also includes Hot Sheet for week of Jan. 8 to Jan. 14)

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BCE pitches new local news fund at CRTC hearing

The hearing on local and community programming kicked off Monday and will run until Feb. 3.