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A ‘Fresh’ addition to the Den

Joe Fresh founder Joe Mimran will be joining the upcoming 10th season of CBC’s Dragons’ Den.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Feb. 23, 2015 to March 1, 2015

Big Hero 6 tops the DVD chart for the week of Feb. 23 to March 1, followed by the final season of Sons of Anarchy.

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CMPA, WGC react to Let’s Talk

The producers association calls Thursday’s decisions regarding Canadian content “patently unfair” to indie producers while the WGC renews its call for a so-called “Netflix tax.”

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Guru taps Nickelodeon exec to lead content development

Guru Studio has hired Nickelodeon Networks’ Rachel Marcus as its new development executive.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Feb. 23, 2015 to March 1, 2015

MasterChef Canada hits #22 on the TV chart for Feb. 23 to March 1, followed by Murdoch Mysteries at #23.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Feb. 27, 2015 to March 5, 2015

After the Ball is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week of Feb. 27 to March 5, with Elephant Song taking the #2 spot.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Feb. 27, 2015 to March 5, 2015

Focus is the top film at the box office for the week of Feb. 27 to March 5, followed by Kingsman: The Secret Service.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Feb. 16, 2015 to Feb. 22, 2015

The fourth season of Game of Thrones tops the DVD sales chart for the week of Feb. 16 to Feb. 22, followed by Dumb and Dumber To.

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Hot Sheet: top 30 TV programs Feb. 16, 2015 to Feb. 22, 2015

Saving Hope hits #18 on the TV chart for the week of Feb. 16 to Feb. 22, while Murdoch Mysteries comes in at #26.

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Playback’s Indie List: 2015 edition now open

Get on the list: fill out this year’s Indie Survey, covering all development and production spend in the 2014 calendar year, now. (Go to survey)