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CW sets debut airdates for Seed, Backpackers

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The U.S. network will launch the Canadian imports on July 14 as summer series.



Toronto location shooting spend hit $1.19 billion in 2013

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The city of Toronto’s economic development committee reported nearly two-thirds of the production activity last year came from TV series production.



FYI president Jana Bennett on A+E’s newest net

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The U.S. network’s president (pictured) discusses what’s ahead for A+E Networks’ new lifestyle channel, which has green-lit The Collective and Nexttime Productions’ The Epic Meal Show.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, March 31, 2014 to April 6, 2014

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Masterchef Canada, Murdoch Mysteries, Motive and Dragons’ Den all made it onto TV’s top 30 list this week.



Everest jump to simulcast live on Discovery

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The latest worldwide megastunt event for the specialty channel will see mountain climber Joby Ogwyn glide from the summit to base camp in a wingsuit.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs March 24, 2014 to March 30, 2014

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Frozen sits at the top of the DVD chart this week, with Wolf of Wall Street coming in at #2.



Shaw Communications to lay off 400

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The cable and telco is reorganizing its enterprise and consumer-facing business units while leaving Shaw Media as a standalone unit.



Cameras roll on Incendo’s Forget and Forgive telefilm

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American Hustle‘s Elisabeth Rohm (pictured) has the lead in the female-led police drama that also stars Tygh Runyan and is directed by Tristan Dubois.



Realscreen Awards 2014 shortlist unveiled

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The Amazing Race Canada (pictured) and Battle of the Blades are among the award’s shortlisted programs, which recognize the best in reality, doc and entertainment programming.



Lionsgate makes multi-year content deal with RocketJump Studios

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The deal gives Lionsgate access to upcoming digital projects from the prodco, co-founded by YouTube star Freddie Wong. (Video Game High School pictured)

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