Thema launches nature channel in Canada

The pay TV distributor has launched a French-language hunting and fishing channel available now through Cogeco.

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Fibe TV1 preps influencer spotlight series TO Tubers

The Toronto-based influencers featured in the series have a combined YouTube following of 8.5 million subscribers.

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City now available on Apple TV

The new app will include all of City’s primetime shows on demand in HD.

DHX Media celebrated its 10th anniversary on July 14, 2016 with a party, featuring The Goldmembers band, on the Degrassi backlot at DHX Studios in Toronto.

Retrospective: DHX Media

From Playback magazine: In 10 years, the kids content powerhouse has grown from being Canada’s East Coast entertainment outpost to a global producer, distributor and broadcaster.

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eOne, FBE, Keller/Noll partner for TV content

The trio will develop a slate of TV formats that will be incubated within the YouTube-famous Fine Brother’s digital network. (Pictured: eOne’s Tara Long.)

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Photo gallery: #SharetheScreen launch

A selection of photos from the ACTRA Toronto diversity committee event.

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Photo gallery: Knowledge Network season launch event

A selection of pictures from Knowledge Network’s 2016-17 season preview event.

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TVOKids gets patriotic with Canada Crew

The preschool series from Little Engine Moving Pictures will bow on TVOKids on Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary.

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In Brief: VMedia launches ‘skinny’ streaming channel, TUFF awards announced

The Toronto-based company launches its skinny basic package as a live-streaming offering via Roku, the Toronto Urban Film Festival awards short filmmakers, plus more news.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 5 to 11, 2016

Amazing Race Canada is at #1 for the week of Sept. 5 to 11.

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Playback’s 2016 Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Cyril Drabinsky

From Playback magazine: The executive who steered Deluxe Entertainment through a wholesale digital transition is plotting his next moves.

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Corus inks more int’l deals for original series

Masters of Flip (pictured), Buying the View and Cheer Squad have all sold to international broadcasters.