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The ’00s: What defined the turn of the century?

We’re diving into a decade of unprecedented tech disruption, big-time mergers and acquisitions and era-defining Cancon.

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The ’90s: The era of Due South, going public and budget reductions

We’re looking back on the shows, mergers, regulatory curveballs and tech innovations that defined the Canadian media landscape in the 1990s.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Dec. 9 to 15, 2016

Le gout d’un pays is at #1, with 1:54 at #2 and Sadie’s Last Day on Earth at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Dec. 9 to 15, 2016

Office Christmas Party tops the chart, followed by Moana at #2 and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at #3.

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Thirty years of industry evolution

It’s our birthday, we’ll throwback if we want to! Playback is celebrating its anniversary, so we’re counting down the major industry milestones and players. First up, the ’80s.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2016

Finding Dory is at #1, followed by Pete’s Dragon at #2 and Star Trek Beyond at #3.

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Check out Playback’s Best of the Year winners

What did it take to make this year’s list? Killer growth strategies, diversification and strong partnerships, for starters.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2016

Murdoch Mysteries is at #13, with Kim’s Convenience at #24 and Heartland at #28.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Dec. 2 to 8, 2016

Le gout d’un pays tops the chart, with 1:54 at #2 and The Other Half at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Dec. 2 to 8, 2016

Moana is at #1, with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at #2 and Arrival at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Nov. 21 to 27, 2016

Finding Dory tops the chart, followed by Star Trek Beyond at #2 and Mechanic: Resurrection at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 21 to 27, 2016

Murdoch Mysteries is at #13 and Kim’s Convenience at #29.