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OUTtv bolsters originals slate with three commissions

Digital series FAK YAASS from Toronto’s Bulldog Productions will premiere in 2019, alongside two new docuseries.

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JFL, CraveTV team for more laughs

Three hour-long stand-up specials from Canadian comics Robby Hoffman, DJ Demers and Mark Forward will debut on the streamer later this year.

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Facebook rolls out Watch platform internationally

Tomorrow’s launch marks the fourth high-profile entrant to the VOD market in Canada this year after CBS All Access, BritBox and Hayu.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Aug. 14 to 20, 2018

Orange Is The New Black comes in at #1, followed by Castle Rock at #2 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #6.

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CBC ups Gave Lindo to exec director of OTT

Lindo will spearhead the pubcaster’s OTT content strategies and oversee its slate of original digital content for all platforms.

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Netflix Canada picks up three seasons of Toi et Moi

The half-hour series is produced by Montreal’s Zone3 and Ottawa’s Slalom Productions.

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Global advertising, consumer spend on TV to stay strong: study

According to Strategy Analytics, while OTT will be the driving force behind new revenues to 2022, TV will remain a major money-maker.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Aug. 7 to 13, 2018

Orange Is The New Black tops the list, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #5 and Anne with an E at #10.

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Netflix joins The Ponysitters Club

Produced by Ontario’s Brain Power Studio in association with Discovery Kids Latin America, the streaming giant picked up worldwide rights to the live-action children’s series.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 31 to Aug. 6, 2018

Orange Is The New Black leads the list, followed by Castle Rock at #2 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #3.

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CBC picks up NarcoLeap for TV app

The eight-part digital series is produced by Vancouver’s KGP Films.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 24 to 30, 2018

Orange Is The New Black takes the top spot, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #3 and Star Trek: Discovery at #6.