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In Brief: Buck’s Boundless set to fly in August

Plus: Designated Survivor ends after three seasons, Sonar Entertainment hires new scripted head and Nelvana grows its global YouTube reach.

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Crave boards Dark Side of the Ring

The Viceland docuseries was renewed for a second season as a Crave Original in Canada.

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Netflix greenlights preschool series from DHX Media, Atomic Cartoons

The streamer’s slate includes CG-animated series like Hello Ninja and DreamWorks Go, Dog. Go!, plus more.

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Photo gallery: T.O. WebFest 2019

Executives like Aron Levitz, Gave Lindo and more came out to speak to attendees at the annual digital festival.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for July 9 to 15, 2019

Stranger Things comes in at #1, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Good Omens at #3.

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DHX sends Snoopy to space in Apple TV+ original

The new animated series from DHX Media will premiere exclusively on Apple’s new SVOD in the fall.

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Netflix sees dip in U.S. subscribers in Q2, commits to remaining ad-free

Paid memberships declined in the U.S. for the first time in eight years, with the streamer discounting the notion that slow growth could be attributed to a competitive market.

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LaRue grows T.O. team as cross-border strategy comes into focus

Matt King and Andrew Ferguson discuss LaRue’s L.A. outpost, its latest digi series for CBC Gem, new lines of business and adding James Milward to its board of directors.

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Warigami gets a boost with powerhouse partners

Producer Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith shares First Love Films’ ongoing strategy to give their webseries a shot at success in a crowded market.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for July 2 to 8, 2019

Stranger Things takes the top spot, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Black Mirror at #3.

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Warigami, Utopia Falls lead CBC Gem youth programming

The content slate, including CBC Gem originals and Indigenous-led short films, is aimed at youth and young adults from 13 to 24.

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Industry innovator Andra Sheffer to retire from IPF

After 28 years at the helm of the Independent Production Fund, Sheffer will hand over the reins to Jon Taylor at the end of the year.