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Handmaid's Tale

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand June 19 to 25, 2018

The Handmaid’s Tale tops the chart, followed by Marvel’s Luke Cage at #2 and Queer Eye at #3.

News

Deals: Blue Ant, Corus, Digital Canaries

Blue Ant International scores a raft of European sales, Corus’ podcasting division partners with The Podcast Exchange, plus more.

CBC upfront 2018

Why CBC went digital first with DCTV’s Northern Rescue

The 10-part family adventure series is the first original drama to debut exclusively on CBC’s streaming platforms.

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Sony shutters Crackle in Canada

The ad-supported streaming service launched in 2010 offering films and TV on demand.

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Canadian entertainment revenues to grow 3.7% per year: report

Internet access and OTT services are driving revenue growth in the industry, according to PwC’s Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2018-2022.

Kim's Convenience

Kim’s Convenience to launch on Netflix internationally

All seasons of the hit comedy series will soon be available on the streamer in select international territories.

Handmaid's Tale

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand June 12 to 18, 2018

13 Reasons Why tops the list, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale (pictured) at #2 and Sense8 at #3.

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Netflix picks up Pixcom’s Vertige

The psychological thriller, which is currently being adapted in France, is now available on the streamer’s Canadian service.

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Instagram launches long-form video app

IGTV will showcase influencer videos, including a cooking show from the most-followed creator on the platform, Lele Pons.

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YouTube launches Premium platform in Canada

The Premium service, formerly known as YouTube Red, is the latest entrant to the Canadian OTT market.

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9 Story appoints Angela C. Santomero CCO

The announcement comes five months after 9 Story acquired New York-based children’s media co Out of the Blue, which Santomero co-founded.

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Deals: Amazon, OUTtv, CFC Ideaboost

Prime Video has greenlit a docuseries with Just For Laughs, OUTtv takes to the skies, plus more.