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APTN preps docu-drama 1491

The eight-part one-hour series, produced by Animiki See Digital and Aarrow Productions, will also air in Germany and Australia.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 10 to 16, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery tops the chart, followed by Mindhunter at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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Amazing Race Canada opens casting for season six

The sixth season of the show is being produced with a spin, seeking out courageous Canadians to participate.

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DHX secures large-volume Amazon deal

Bob the Builder and In the Night Garden are among 13 shows heading to Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 territories.

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Ransom heads to 100-plus territories

NBC Universal, Sony and Foxtel, among others, have picked up the Canada-Hungary coproduction from eOne.

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Visible minorities watch less TV, but Snap more: study

MTM’s latest study shows that Canada’s ethnic minorities tend to be younger, more urban and more fond of certain TV programming.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 4 to 10, 2017

The Amazing Race Canada hits #1 for the week, with other competition series America’s Got Talent and Big Brother following close behind.

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CHCH announces fall premiere dates

The Channel Zero network will become the exclusive Canadian broadcast home of Netflix hit House of Cards.

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Netflix surpasses int’l subscriber targets

Membership grew to 104 million globally, with more than half of its subscribers hailing from outside of the U.S.

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Nine Canadian films showcased in Shanghai

The Child Remains, Juggernaut and Hollow in the Land all have their world premieres at the festival.

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Blue Ant International adds sales exec

Former WME-IMG exec Alex Maldini joins the distributor as VP of international sales and acquisitions.