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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs, Feb. 3, 2014 to Feb. 9, 2014

FILM

Escape Plan takes the number one spot this week, with Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 coming in at #2.



Time Tremors, Perfect Storms up for Int’l Digital Emmys

WEB

YouTube will also receive the Pioneer Prize at the ninth edition of the awards, held at the opening night of MIPTV in Cannes on April 7.



It’s time to press play on commercializing VOD: blog

TVWEB

Media Experts’ Ian MacLean on the need to change the model around VOD spots, from commercials to sponsorships and dynamic ad insertion.



Prime Time 2014: Producers in digital dust up

STREAMTV

Delegates at the producers conference debated which new funding and financial models would allow the industry to survive and thrive in a fast-changing digital world.



Cross-channel promotion pays off for 19-2

TV

Bell Media specialty programming director Rachel Goldstein-Cuoto discusses how sampling on CTV influenced the show’s overnight and seven-day ratings.



BBC2 orders jumbo jet doc

TV

UK pubcaster BBC2 has ordered Smithsonian Channel (U.S.) and Discovery Canada coproduction Jumbo – The Plane that Changed the World from London-based indie Arrow Media.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 3, 2014 to Feb. 9, 2014

TV

Big Bang Theory is back at the top of the list this week, while Sochi 2014 Daytime‘s weekend broadcast comes in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Feb. 7, 2014 to Feb. 13, 2014

FILM

The Lego Movie wins this week’s box office, while last week’s #1 movie, That Awkward Moment drops to #3.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Feb. 7, 2014 to Feb. 13, 2014

FILM

Gabrielle takes over the #1 spot this week, with Il etait une fois les boys falling to #5.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 27, 2014 to Feb. 2, 2014

TV

The Super Bowl wins the week in ratings, with MasterChef Canada landing in the top 10 with its broadcast right after the big game.

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