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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery tops the digital chart, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 18 to 24, 2017

The season 11 premiere of Heartland is at #19, with Toronto-shot Star Trek at #1.

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Photo gallery: Technicolor, Mr. X party at TIFF 2017

A selection of photos from Technicolor and Mr. X’s TIFF party at the Early Mercy bar in Toronto.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 22 to 28, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is at #1, followed by It at #2 and The Lego Ninjago Movie at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 22 to 28, 2017

Les rois mongols tops the chart, with De pere en flic 2 at #2 and Et au pire, on se mariera at #3.

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T.O.-shot Star Trek: Discovery breaks viewership record

Bell Media is reporting big numbers for the fan-favourite franchise, which set up shop at Pinewood Studios in 2016.

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Netflix looms large in Cancon cultural policy

In addition to revealing a $500 million investment – and a new local production house – from the SVOD, the government also commits to stabilizing CMF funding.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 19 to 25, 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale moves into the top spot, with Narcos at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 11 to 17, 2017

The Amazing Race Canada tops the chart, with Still Standing at #22.

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Scott Garvie re-elected as CMPA chair

As change continues to reverberate through the industry, this year’s election saw a record 53 candidates run for a place on the board.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 15 to 21, 2017

Long Time Running is at #1, with De pere en flic 2 at #2 and Et au pire, on se mariera at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 15 to 21, 2017

It tops the chart, followed by American Assassin at #2 and Mother! at #3.