TV

Juggernaut

Deals: eOne, Spotlight Pictures, 9 Story

L.A.-based Spotlight Pictures has acquired the international sales rights to writer-director Daniel DiMarco’s crime drama, Juggernaut, plus more.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 6 to 12, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery takes the top spot, followed by Stranger Things at #2 and CTV original Cardinal at #10.

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NFB, APTN partner to strengthen role of Indigenous creators

An MOU signed by the organizations pledges to develop best practices for the production and distribution of Indigenous-led content and share data to better serve audiences.

Maudie

In brief: Maudie wins at Women’s Image Awards

Plus: Montreal’s MELS Studios and Postproduction adds a new face, SK Films’ Amazon Adventure honoured and more.

Hit the Ice

Hit the Ice glides back for sixth season

The hockey competition show is one of two Nish Media-produced series set to debut on APTN this winter.

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DCTV, Red Arrow pact on Blood Horn

MJ Bassett has signed on to direct and executive produce the eight-part poaching drama.

Artemis Pictures

Barbara Willis Sweete scripts new prodco

Artemis Pictures’ partners Willis Sweete, Joan Jenkinson and Susanne Ritzau will develop and produce scripted television for the international marketplace.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 29 to Feb. 4, 2018

While the Super Bowl took the top spot, Murdoch Mysteries came in at #12 and CTV’s Cardinal landed at #28.

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DHX revenues hit $121.9M in Q2

The company’s multi-platform network Wildbrain posted strong growth in the quarter, while its linear TV business posted year-over-year declines of 8%.

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Insight to produce 2018 CSA gala

Still Standing‘s Jonny Harris and The Beaverton‘s Emma Hunter will co-host the broadcast gala.

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In brief: The CFC celebrates Christina Jennings

Plus: Gusto Worldwide Media nabs eight Taste Award nominations and AMI-tv sets premiere date for Anaid Productions’ doc series.

Canadore College

New post facility opens in Northern Ontario

After years of sustained production growth, Canadore College has added a 5,588-square-foot facility aimed at keeping productions in the region longer.