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Inside Corus’ Mary Kills People marketing push

The media company hopes its focus on video and cinema will draw audiences to the Jan. 25 premiere.

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CBC to end This Life after two seasons

The Sphere Media-produced series is nominated for best drama at the Canadian Screen Awards.

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CMF makes the case for an Indigenous Screen Office

To bolster representation of Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian media, a new report argues for a dedicated body modelled on the Screen Australia Indigenous office.

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CraveTV acquires What Would Sal Do?

The eight-part comedy hails from Letterkenny producers, New Metric Media.

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AeroCinema, Aerostar TV team on Women and Wings

The six-part docuseries is the first in a series of copros for the aviation-focused channels.

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In brief: Letterkenny preps for Paddy’s Day; Peppa Pig nabs prize

A special St. Patrick’s Day episode of the CraveTV original will launch March 17, Canada/Ireland copro Maudie to screen in Berlin, plus more news.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 2 to 8, 2017

Suicide Squad tops the chart, followed by Secret Life of Pets at #2 and Magnificent Seven at #3.

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How do seniors consume media?

New research from MTM shows older English speakers overwhelmingly subscribe to cable and use tablets over smartphones.

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Entertainment crowdfunding platform launches in Canada

FundingNomad aims to connect Canadian and international investors to homegrown film, TV and media projects.

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Deals: 9 Story, Bell Media, TVA

9 Story sends Camp Lakebottom to Latin America, Bell Media adds a comedy to its CTV midseason schedule, plus more deals of the week.

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Shaftesbury’s Slasher gets Netflix release

On the heels of its CSA noms, the thriller is now available on the SVOD in multiple markets, including Canada, France and Italy.

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Buck preps Action Stunt Show

The reality series is produced in partnership with Sugar Shack Productions and Patrice Theroux.