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Super Mighty Makers

D360 adds 19 kids titles

The distributor has added 15 series from Toronto’s Skyship Entertainment, as well as marblemedia’s Super Mighty Makers (pictured) and Holy Baloney.

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Netflix acquires Peacock Alley’s ‘Cheating Death’

Season one of the Timothy Caulfield-hosted docuseries will launch in North America on Sept. 28.

Handmaid's Tale

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 11 to 17, 2018

Ozark comes in at #1, followed by Toronto-shot productions The Handmaid’s Tale and Star Trek: Discovery landing at #5 and #6, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 4 to 10, 2018

Ozark comes in at #1, followed by Toronto-shot series The Handmaid’s Tale and Star Trek: Discovery at #3 and #6, respectively.

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Vancouver’s Bardel strengthens Netflix ties

The animation service provider has partnered with Wonderstorm to produce The Dragon Prince for the SVOD.

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CBC to rebrand, relaunch TV app as Gem, with kids content as a focus

In her first major address to the industry since starting as president and CEO of CBC, Catherine Tait outlined the pubcaster’s vision for its OTT programming future.

The Adventures of Paddington Bear

Bell Media adds first kids titles to CraveTV

More than 200 hours of programming including The Adventures of Paddington Bear has joined the SVOD’s library via its strategic partnership with Wow! Unlimited.

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CBC and Snap pair for two new series

This is CBC’s first dive into long-term news series on Snapchat, as opposed to event-centered programming.

Designated Survivor

Netflix revives Designated Survivor following ABC cancellation

This marks the second time this year that a streaming giant has picked up a Toronto-shot series after it was cancelled by its U.S. network.

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Where does Canada stack up for OTT subscription?

The SVOD is gaining ground in English Canada, but Quebec still has reservations.

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VIFF ’18: VR, Master Class programming unveiled

The inaugural VIFF Immersed conference will tackle the market viability of VR, while some of the industry’s top showrunners will discuss working in the Peak TV era.

Handmaid's Tale

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Aug. 21 to 27, 2018

Castle Rock takes the top spot, followed by Toronto-shot series like The Handmaid’s Tale and Star Trek: Discovery coming in at #4 and #6, respectively.