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MIPCOM: FanTrust president wins Lego Twitter pitch contest

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Catherine Warren, head of the digital ent consultancy, is to collaborate with Lego execs on a concept to send disused toys from kids in the developed world to peers in the emerging world.



Discovery Canada preps Mighty Ships spinoff

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Looking to capitalize in the ratings and international sales success of Mighty Ships, Discovery Canada will premiere Mighty Cruise Ships in November.



Orphan Black’s third season goes into production

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The hit series’ third season is now shooting in Toronto in studio and on location.



Heartland rides into the record books

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CBC senior director of drama Helen Asimakis discusses the drama’s record run on Canadian television. (Updated.)



The New Establishment: Todor Kobakov

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Film composer – and occasional indie rocker – Todor Kobakov is racking up credits and kudos as one of Canada’s most cutting-edge sound artists.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Sept. 29, 2014 to Oct. 5, 2014

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Saving Hope hits #20 in TV ratings this week, with Big Bang Theory topping the chart.



Saban Brands, Cirque du Soleil unveil preschool series

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Saban Brands is developing Luna Petunia with Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture from Cirque du Soleil and Bell Canada.



Shaw Rocket Prize names 2014 finalists

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The nine finalists for the 2014 Shaw Rocket Prize include 9 Story’s preschool property Peg + Cat (pictured) and Nerd Corps’ Slugterra.



eOne, Shaw, TF1 team up for Ransom

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Ransom was co-created by veteran producer Frank Spotnitz (pictured) and David Vainola.



MIPCOM: Radio-Canada, FIC sign ICI Explora output deal

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Radio-Canada has acquired more than 100 hours of Nat Geo docs via a deal with Fox International Channels. (Louis Lalande, exec VP of French services at CBC/Radio-Canada pictured)

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