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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand March 6 to 12, 2018

Marvel’s Jessica Jones leads the pack, followed by Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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Quebecor revenues up for 2017

President and CEO Pierre Karl Peladeau attributes a 28.6% jump in the media segment’s operating income to an “unparalleled selection of content.”

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 26 to March 4, 2018

The Academy Awards takes the top spot, followed by The Big Bang Theory at #2, while Murdoch Mysteries comes in at #18.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 2 to 8, 2018

Nelly et Simon: Mission Yeti is at #1, while Pour Vivre Ici takes the #2 spot and Charlotte a Du Fun comes in at #3.

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Playback’s 2018 Hall of Fame: Deepa Mehta

The Fire-y filmmaker’s subject matter is never easy. Neither was her rise to fame.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 2 to 8, 2018

Black Panther tops the charts, followed by Red Sparrow at #2 and Peter Rabbit at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 27 to March 5, 2018

Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery tops the charts, followed by Netflix’s Stranger Things and The Grand Tour at #2 and #3.

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The unusual suspect: Carolle Brabant

From Playback magazine: A look back at the career, challenges and achievements of Telefilm’s exiting executive director.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 19 to 25, 2018

CBC’s primetime coverage of 2018 Winter Olympics nabs the #1 and #3 spots, followed by the encore coverage of PyeongChang’s closing ceremony at #2.

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CSAs 2018: Women take the stage

Awards season is traditionally dominated by men, but this year’s Canadian Screen Awards shines a spotlight on more diverse talent.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Feb. 23 to March 1, 2018

Black Panther leads the pack, followed by Game Night at #2 and Peter Rabbit at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Feb. 23 to March 1, 2018

Nelly et Simon: Mission Yeti is at #1, while Pour Vivre Ici and Hochelaga land at #2 and #3.