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Cyber Group inks int’l deal for Atomic’s The Last Kids on Earth

The Paris-based company will represent all merchandise, ancillary and second-window TV rights for the adventure series.

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Media leaders, Netflix spar on Prime Time stage

CBC’s Catherine Tait accused the streamer of “cultural imperialism” while Stephane Cardin argued that Netflix’s business is good business for producers.

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Rights and writers’ rooms dissected in Prime Time Netflix panel

Netflix programming exec Chris Regina, Chad Oakes and Noreen Halpern discussed the different models and methods of working together.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 22 to 28, 2019

Marvel’s The Punisher comes in at #1, followed by Titans at #2 and Star Trek: Discovery at #3.

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Gusto Worldwide stirs up a new OTT deal

Gusto TV will be the first food channel on the newly launched U.S. OTT service STIRR.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 15 to 21, 2019

Titans comes in at #1, followed by Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and You at #3.

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Linear and online content mix well: MTM study

According to a new report from Media Technology Monitor, nearly half of Canadians consume a healthy diet of both traditional and digital media.

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New ‘day pass’ for sports streamer a first in Canada

TSN president Stewart Johnston says a new 24-hour subscription option for TSN and RDS is meant to drive sampling for the sports streamers.

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Netflix closes in on 140 million subs

The streaming giant admitted blockbuster video games like Fortnite are an increasing threat to consumers’ viewing time, but said it will focus on its user experience for future growth.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 8 to 14, 2019

Titans tops the chart, followed by Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Netflix’s Black Mirror at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 1 to 7, 2019

Stranger Things comes in at #1, followed by Black Mirror at #2 and Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events at #3.

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Key business stories to watch in 2019

The Broadcast Act review, an upcoming federal election and continued digital disruption are set to dominate 2019′s business agenda.