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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2017

Frontier climbs to #6, with Stranger Things at #1 and Marvel’s The Punisher at #2.

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Caroline Habib joins New Metric Media

The former director of Mongrel International will lead the prodco’s development efforts as it looks to build out its dramatic and comedy slates.

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After #MeToo, how will the industry respond?

Organizers of the symposium on sexual assault presented seven recommendations to improve policies and supports for survivors.

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In brief: Felix & Paul Studios heads to Sundance

Plus: Robin Joseph’s animated short Fox and the Whale is one of 10 projects in contention for an Oscar nom, and more.

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CBC sets premiere dates for winter 2018

Legal drama Burden of Truth and Allan Hawco-starrer Caught are among a trio of dramas joining the pubcaster’s lineup in early 2018.

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Sienna Films flexes its creative muscles

With two shows travelling the world, more projects in the wings, and Kew Media’s recent endorsement, Playback’s Prodco of the Year is gearing up for an even bigger 2018.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 20 to 26, 2017

The Indian Detective is at #5, with the CFL Grey Cup game at #1 and The Good Doctor at #2.

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HGTV Canada greenlights new Bryan Baeumler series

The specialty net will bring back the popular home improvement star Baeumler for a new beach-side series.

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Broadcasters submit amended group licence renewal recommendations

On the English-language side, Bell Media and Corus both said they would be prepared to increase the baseline for PNI spending to 6%, but with a caveat.

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Reelworld’s Gave Lindo moves to CBC

The former executive director of the Reelworld Film Festival joins the programming team under Sally Catto.

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Gusto opens new Ottawa studio

The Bell Media partnership, robust production schedules and global ambitions prompted the $1 million investment in the 13,000 square-foot space.

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CBC launches ad-free paid TV app

The OTT offering allows for live streaming of the pubcaster’s 14 regional channels, as well as on-demand viewing of its shows and exclusive digital content.