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Ovation TV acquires Versailles season two

The U.S. net said the Canada/France copro’s debut episode was its most-watched telecast ever.

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Television advertising to remain flat, tablets to tank: study

Deloitte has released its annual media and technology predictions and the big winner (sort of) is linear TV.

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Mid-season TV checkup

Execs from Canada’s major networks give the inside scoop on their mid-season strategy, from old faves to potential new hits.

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Turner Kids YouTube channels get leg up from WildBrain

A number of Turner International’s local-language YouTube channels will benefit under new management from DHX-owned online kids network WildBrain.

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U.S. politicians weigh in on simsub

Senators Marco Rubio and Ron Johnson have spoken out against the CRTC’s ruling, but will their input prompt any action?

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Stereo D to expand in Toronto

The Ontario Government will invest up to $4.5 million in the subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group.

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Photo gallery: Shaftesbury’s holiday open house

The Murdoch Mysteries prodco invited guests to its new digs in Toronto.

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Whistler ’16: Deepa Mehta joins Little Kings

The filmmaker will executive produce the debut feature from Dusty Mancinelli (pictured).

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Study: 78% of under-12s are tuning into SVODs

DHX Media and Ipsos surveyed parents in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. to understand kids’ viewing habits.

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Corus defends request for 5% PNI: CRTC hearings

Execs from the entertainment company cited increased competition from SVODs – for programming, not just viewers – as one of the industry’s biggest challenges.

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Odd Squad spin-off to launch on PBS Kids

The digital short-form series, produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company, will premiere on the U.S. pubcaster’s YouTube channel and video app.

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Photo gallery: Playback Marketing Summit 2016

A selection of pictures from the second edition of the event, held at Toronto’s Brum and Bluma Appel Salon.