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Deals: Seville, IMAX, eOne

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Seville International picks up the rights to The Dark Horse, while the eOne-distributed series Halt and Catch Fire gets a season two greenlight.



CRTC proposes $30 basic cable, U.S. Super Bowl ads

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The regulator laid the table for the upcoming Let’s Talk TV hearings in September with potential policy shifts that stand to gore Canadian TV’s fattest sacred cows.



City pulls Seed

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After two seasons, City cancels the sperm donor comedy from Vancouver’s Force Four Entertainment.



Telefilm Canada reveals new $14M war chest

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Bell Media and Corus Entertainment are among the contributors to the Talent Fund, which supports feature film production and promotion.



Madeline Ziniak leaving OMNI Television

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The national VP of the multicultural network will be departing in the fall after 34 years with Rogers Media.



Organic Panic hits The Brand New One

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Why Zoomer Media topped up its original Canadian programming with the Richie Mehta-directed doc series.



No season two for Working the Engels

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The half-hour comedy coproduction will not return for a second season on Global TV.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Aug. 4, 2014 to Aug. 10, 2014

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The Amazing Race Canada wins the week yet again, while Rookie Blue comes in at #5.



It’s official: Toronto-shot The Strain returning for season 2

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The 13-episode order for the vampire horror-drama from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse was the subject of recent fan speculation.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 28, 2014 to Aug. 3, 2014

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Noah tops the DVD sales chart this week, while the Manitoba-shot Heaven is for Real comes in at #3.

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