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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.

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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.

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Syndicado sells 40 hours of content to Popcornflix

The deal between the Toronto-based digital distributor and the U.S. streaming platform includes the culinary series Cake Walk.

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How Shaftesbury brought Carmilla to the big screen

With the web series-to-feature adaptation set to open across 30 Cineplex screens today, Christina Jennings explains the project’s hybrid distribution and financing model.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 17 to 23, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery is at #1, followed by Mindhunter at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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CraveTV commissions 40 more Letterkenny episodes

In a wide-ranging deal with New Metric Media, the SVOD also unveiled a partnership to shop the show and format rights internationally.

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Netflix to raise $1.6B to fund content

The funds will help fuel the global streamer’s plans to spend $7 to $8 billion on content next year.

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Study says OTT vs. TV not a zero-sum game

A new report from MTM found 70% of SVOD users also have a traditional TV sub, with Crave and Amazon gaining share of household penetration.

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Nielsen to measure SVOD viewership in U.S.

The ratings company will allow subscribers to track how shows fare on Netflix, though the streamer refutes the accuracy of the data.

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MIPCOM: New players, new opportunities?

As Facebook and Snap offer more insight into their original content ambitions, producers hoping for a windfall of new inventory for original commissions are likely to be disappointed.