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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 16 to 22, 2019

Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery comes in at #1, followed by The Act at #2 and Doom Patrol at #3.

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Netflix nabs more Cupcake & Dino

New episodes of the animated comedy from eOne and Birdo Studios will launch globally on the streamer next month.

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Deals: Sinking Ship, Toon-A-Vision, Raven Banner, Portfolio

Netflix acquires a pair of Portfolio Entertainment projects, Halifax’s Toon-A-Vision picks up its first anime series, Raven Banner’s latest horror acquisition and more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 9 to 15, 2019

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comes in at #1, followed by Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Doom Patrol at #3.

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Netflix approaches 149 million subs

The giant also said it would try to be more transparent with producers, members and the press over the next several months about what audiences are watching.

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Game of Thrones return breaks records for Crave

Bell Media said the season-eight premiere is the most-watched episode ever on a Canadian pay TV channel, while the return also drove record SVOD activity on Crave.

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Disney streamer to hit U.S. market in November 2019

The House of Mouse will launch the SVOD service with more than 35 original titles to start, but details on the Canadian launch date have not been revealed.

Replay

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 2 to 8, 2019

The Twilight Zone (2019) comes in at #1, followed by Toronto-shot series like The Umbrella Academy at #2 and Star Trek: Discovery at #3.

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Vanessa Matsui selected for Sundance Institute program

Matsui’s Ghost BFF webseries (pictured) is among 10 titles chosen for the mentorship lab focused on digital short-form projects.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 26 to April 1, 2019

Stranger Things comes in at #1, followed by The Umbrella Academy at #2 and The OA at #3.

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The road to Paramedics: Life on the Line

Erin Haskett discusses building Lark Productions’ relationship with BC Emergency Health Services and Knowledge Network to bring the docuseries to life.

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Netflix gets Unlisted

The SVOD is co-commissioning the Aquarius Films series with ABC Australia, with Sinking Ship signed on to finance and distribute the series worldwide.