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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Oct. 6, 2014 to Oct. 12, 2014

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Saving Hope hit #29 on the TV ratings chart for the week starting Oct. 6, with Big Bang Theory taking the top spot.



Schitt’s Creek lands U.S. broadcaster

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The Eugene Levy starrer is headed stateside to a CBS specialty channel.



YTV renews Undercover High for second season

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The General Purpose Entertainment prank show is hosted by Lisa Gilroy (pictured).



Blue Ant nabs AOL’s Laura Pearce for new role

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The former marketing director for AOL Canada will fulfill a new, consumer-facing “fan engagement” role at the fast-growing media co.



Catto, Bowlby to be honoured by WIFT-T

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CBC’s Sally Catto (pictured) and Insight’s Barbara Bowlby are among this year’s Crystal Award winners.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 29, 2014 to Oct. 5, 2014

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Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the DVD chart this week, followed by Neighbors.



Pixcom sells format option for Appearances

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The Montreal-based prodco has sold the option for the format of its drama series Appearances (pictured) to U.S. producer Intrigue and French proco Samka.



Rivals Netflix, Rogers team up for Canadian drama Between

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Strange bedfellows: City, Netflix, and shomi back a six-part survival thriller from writer/director Michael McGowan.



Mommy passes $2M Canadian box office mark

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The Xavier Dolan-directed film is also a hit in France.



Canadian communication spending up: CRTC

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The regulator reports that Canadians spent 3.2% more on communication spending in 2013, with the largest piece of that pie going to wireless and internet services.

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