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Hulu picks up two seasons of Letterkenny

The deal, handled by series distributor DHX Media, will see the half-hour comedy debut in the U.S. on July 13.

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Yeti Farm forms strategic partnership with Surprise Bag

The agreement will see the companies collaborate on original IP from their development slates, as well as jointly acquiring and producing new IP.

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WildBrain to release first coproduced YouTube series

The DHX-owned digital kids network has boarded season two of Hydro and Fluid with Brazilian animation studio Alopra.

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Rogers Media launches City, FX streamers

The new ad-supported services promise to give viewers more archived and behind-the-scenes content than its previous video app.

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CraveTV adds new original comedy

Half-hour mockumentary New Eden is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment.

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YouTube commissions Blue Ant’s Sidemen Show

The series follows a group of popular U.K.-based YouTube creators as they challenge themselves in extreme circumstances.

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TwitterFronts: MMVAs, Corus shortform series

The social media company’s first Canadian upfront outlined its video programming strategy for the coming season.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand May 24 to 30, 2018

13 Reasons Why leads the list, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale coming in at #2 and Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #5.

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CBC looks past TV to a digital-focused future

As CBC’s executives continue to fine-tune its strategy, the pubcaster is increasing its digital-content load – in part with more features – and enhancing its ‘local for global’ approach.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand May 15 to 21, 2018

Lost in Space comes in at #1, followed by Trailer Park Boys at #3 and Star Trek: Discovery at #4.

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Super Channel, Hulu acquire The Other Guy

The half-hour comedy is produced by Aquarius Films and eOne’s Australian TV unit.

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Blue Ant International pre-sells Orangutan Jungle School

Commissioned by Love Nature, the docu-soap about a group of orphaned orangutans is currently in production in Borneo.