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CBC reveals new Dragons

Following the latest addition of Joe Mimran, the pubcaster’s flagship factual entertainment series completes its talent makeover with two new additions. (Manjit Minhas pictured.)

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CBC’s Richard Kanee on building a digi-first strategy

The CBC’s new head of digital for English Services sits down with Playback Daily to discuss how new viewer habits and content curation strategies are shaping its digital-first approach.

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Canadian cord-cutting rose sharply in 2014: Report

Major Canadian TV providers last year lost a record 65,000 TV subscribers, Boon Dog Professional Service’s latest research reveals.

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TVO, DHX partner on George Greenby series

The books by physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy will be developed into an animated science-themed series.

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Big Brother Canada, Remedy return on Global, Slice

Overnight ratings roll in for Global TV’s original mid-season series debuts, with Big Brother Canada also premiering on Slice.

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Just For Laughs Gags clears syndication in 75% of U.S. market

The Canadian hidden camera gag series already airs in 135 countries worldwide.

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Smokebomb fashions new branded content series

MsLabelled, a multi-partner endeavour with Schick, will appear first on online with TV further down the catwalk.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs March 9, 2015 to March 15, 2015

The 2015 edition of the Juno Awards hit #20 overall on the TV chart for the week of March 9 to March 15, with Big Bang Theory taking the top spot.

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9 Story sells Get Ace to Boing France

Turner Kids’ pay-TV channel Boing France has acquired Galaxy Pop’s 52 x 11-minute adventure toon Get Ace in a deal brokered by the show’s distributor, 9 Story Media Group.

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How the CRTC called the Americans’ bluff with cable pick-and-pay

The regulator is betting the Americans’ challenge against Canadian cable unbundling at the Let’s Talk TV hearings will dissipate and most U.S. services will remain in Canada.