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STRANGER THINGS

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 19 to 25, 2019

Stranger Things takes the top spot, while Toronto-shot series The Umbrella Academy and Star Trek: Discovery land at #2 and #3.

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CSAs ’19: How to Buy a Baby, The Artists take top digital honours

Dino Dana also picked up an award for its cross-platform work and two NFB projects claimed prizes for immersive experience and VR.

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The Order earns a second act

New episodes of Dennis Heaton’s supernatural drama will launch on Netflix in 2020.

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Apple to launch SVOD service in fall 2019

Apple TV+ will launch with a slate of original programming, including the Media Res-produced series The Morning Show.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 12 to 18, 2019

Toronto-shot series came out on top for this week with The Umbrella Academy landing at #1, Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #3.

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In brief: Intervention Canada set for T+E debut

Plus: Digital copros in Denmark and New Zealand land CMF funding, Jessi Cruickshank to host and produce new Facebook Watch series, and more.

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Sharkwater 3, Anthropocene get Earth Week bows as Crave Originals

Both high-profile documentaries will make their television and streaming premieres this April.

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International: CBS ups stake in Pop TV, HBO distribution head resigns

Plus: Diversity study shines light on need for better representation and hiring practices.

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In brief: Wow! takes more time; Lilly Singh joins late night TV

An update on Wow! and Bell Media’s agreement for the Comedy Gold licence, plus Scarborough’s Singh will be the first female late night host on a “Big 4″ U.S. network.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 5 to 11, 2019

The Umbrella Academy comes in at #1, followed by Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #3.

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Ghost BFF greenlit for season two

The CSA-nominated webseries from Babe Nation will head into production in June and later stream on the WhoHaha YouTube channel.

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Deals: Bell Media, Kew, Thunderbird

Bell Media inks a deal to stream two midweek CSA galas via CTV.ca, plus more.