Indian Detective

Netflix sets Indian Detective launch

The streamer has acquired worldwide rights for the CTV original comedy.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Nov. 7 to 13, 2017

Alias Grace and The Handmaid’s Tale break the top five, with Stranger Things topping the chart.

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CBC and Bell Media team with Snapchat

The mobile-focused social platform has signed its first deals for Canadian-made content.


Screen industry members launch sexual assault symposium

The #AfterMeToo initiative is spearheaded by Mia Kirshner, Aisling Chin-Yee, Freya Ravensbergen and Fluent Films.


Letterkenny bulks up cast as production gets underway

Jay Baruchel has joined in a supporting role, with six new episodes now shooting in Sudbury, ON.


iThentic partners with Funny or Die

The Toronto digital content studio has rebranded its distribution platform as iFestivus and launched a new comedy-focused channel on the U.S. platform.

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The Fashion Hero format heads abroad

Montreal’s Beauty World Search has licensed the format to 10 international territories.


Quebec to ‘act alone’ in pursuing streamer tax

Provincial finance minister Carlos Leitao says Quebec is prepared to impose a sales tax on SVODs in 2018, though he hopes for a coordinated effort with the feds.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2017

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

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CMF unveils its Cancon YouTube channel

Encore+ is home to more than 300 classic Canadian films and TV Shows, including Degrassi High and Due South.

Dean McDermott

Deals: Indiecan, Timshel, Portfolio

Industry Works Pictures has acquired the international rights to the Timshel Pictures-produced sitcom Dean McDermott: Working Actor, plus more deals.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 24 to 30, 2017

Stranger Things jumps into the top spot, with Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Mindhunter at #3.