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In brief: Star Trek production spend eclipses $250M

Plus: imagineNATIVE brings Oscar gold potential to Indigenous filmmakers in 2021 awards season and WIFT-T names the recipient of its Deluxe Toronto mentorship program.

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Survey says Family Feud Canada is heading to camera

Production begins this month on the 60 x 30-minute game show format from U.K.’s Fremantle, with the series set to premiere on Dec. 16.

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Deals: Armoza, Raven Banner, Nelvana

Dance Revolution travels to China and Russia, while Raven Banner Entertainment strikes a deal with MPI Media Group.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for October 22 to 28, 2019

Stranger Things and The Boys continue to lead the list, while Letterkenny claims the #6 spot.

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In brief: CBC names Donald Lizotte as Jean Mongeau’s successor

Plus: Tasha Hubbard’s doc wins over audiences at imagineNATIVE and Stand! gets the big screen treatment.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 14 to 20, 2019

The Good Doctor leads the list at #1 and #3, while 9-1-1 and Survivor land at #2 and #4, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 18 to 24, 2019

Matthias et Maxime claims the top spot, followed by Il pleuvait des oiseaux at #2 and Kuessipan at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 18 to 24, 2019

Joker comes in at #1, followed by Maleficent: Mistress of Evil at #2 and Zombieland: Double Tap at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for October 15 to 21, 2019

Stranger Things takes the top spot, followed by The Boys at #2, while Letterkenny cracks the list at #5.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 7 to 13, 2019

The Good Doctor leads the list, followed by Grey’s Anatomy at #2 and New Amsterdam at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 11 to 17, 2019

Joker comes in at #1, followed by The Addams Family at #2 and Gemini Man at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 11 to 17, 2019

Xavier Dolan’s Matthias et Maxime takes the top spot, followed by Il pleuvait des oiseaux and Kuessipan at #2 and #3, respectively.