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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films May 24 to 30, 2019

Aladdin comes in at #1, followed by John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum at #2 and Avengers: Endgame at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 24 to 30, 2019

The Grizzlies tops the chart again, while Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind comes in at #2 and Havana, From On High lands at #3.

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The modern Canadian showrunner: navigating a landscape in flux

Part one of Playback magazine’s showrunner feature looks at the increased creative freedom afforded to writers, and why now is an exciting time to build a career in Canada.

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In brief: Indian Horse creates $15.3M in economic output

CBC/Radio-Canada partners with the Canada Council for the Arts on a new initiative, plus Corus will integrate Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge into its programming.

STRANGER THINGS

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for May 21 to 27, 2019

Stranger Things comes in at #1, followed by Lucifer at #2 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 13 to 19, 2019

The Big Bang Theory finale leads the list, while MasterChef Canada comes in at #20 and Island of Bryan lands at #27.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films May 17 to 23, 2019

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum takes the top spot, followed by Avengers: Endgame at #2 and Pokemon Detective Pikachu at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 17 to 23, 2019

The Grizzlies comes in at #1, followed by Le vieil age et l’esperance at #2 and Havana, from on high at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for May 14 to 20, 2019

Lucifer comes in at #1, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Titans at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 6 to 12, 2019

The Big Bang Theory‘s penultimate episode comes in at #1, while Big Brother Canada‘s season seven finale lands at #20.

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In brief: Kari Skogland suits up for Marvel series

Plus: A Corus production exec shifts to a development role at Nelvana and The Northwoods finds its leads.

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Deals: Prospero, Scythia, Wattpad

Prospero signs a first-look deal with the Soska sisters, Sierra/Affinity boards Scythia Films’ Slash/Back, and more.