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In brief: CraveTV sets stand-up special premieres

Plus: Riftworld Legends comic expands to print this month and LIFT, imagineNATIVE announce mentorship recipient.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 13 to 19, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery tops the charts, meanwhile Netflix’s Stranger Things is at #2 and CTV’s Cardinal is at #8.

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OUTtv travels to New Zealand

The Canadian LGBTQ network will now be offered on TVNZ’s OnDemand AVOD platform.

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Blue Ant unveils ‘Digital Studios’ and new Facebook Watch series

The global producer/distributor has rebranded L.A.-based Omnia Media’s production arm as Blue Ant Digital Studios.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 6 to 12, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery takes the top spot, followed by Stranger Things at #2 and CTV original Cardinal at #10.

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Barbara Willis Sweete scripts new prodco

Artemis Pictures’ partners Willis Sweete, Joan Jenkinson and Susanne Ritzau will develop and produce scripted television for the international marketplace.

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Netflix partners on trio of animated preschool series

9 Story-owned Out of the Blue will produce Charlie’s Colorforms City alongside DHX Media.

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Britbox comes to Canada

The SVOD from BBC Worldwide and ITV has launched with more than 2,500 hours of British TV programming.

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DHX revenues hit $121.9M in Q2

The company’s multi-platform network Wildbrain posted strong growth in the quarter, while its linear TV business posted year-over-year declines of 8%.

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KGP Films jumps into NarcoLeap

The eight-part digital series was developed through Women in the Director’s Chair’s Story and Leadership program.

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CMF invests $3.5M across 16 web series

LoCo Motion Pictures’ How to Buy a Baby and LaRue Entertainment’s True Dating Stories were among the digital projects to receive funding in the latest round.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery takes the top spot, as Netflix’s Stranger Things and Black Mirror come in at #2 and #3.