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PS Atlantic, SIM Digital close Halifax offices

Screen Nova Scotia has called for an emergency meeting with the provincial government following news of the office closures.

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Deals: Space, Mongrel, Nelvana, DHX

Space picks up the intergalactic drama The Expanse (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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Food Net Canada orders side helping of You Gotta Eat Here!

Sixteen themed episodes, featuring best bits from previous seasons, will begin airing on Sept. 4.

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Bell Fund distributes $3.5M across 27 projects

Shaftesbury and Radical Sheep are among the recipients of production funding in the latest Bell Fund round.

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Jon Rutherford to lead Temple Street’s new distribution arm

The former Tricon exec becomes president of distribution at Temple Street, which also announced it has inked a worldwide content deal with Netflix for Lost & Found Music Studios.

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Analysis: Mary Ann Turcke rings the bell

This week’s executive shakeup at Bell Media shows the company means business in tackling the one-two punch of declining ad revenues and shifting viewership.

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DHX takes Twirlywoos on globetrotting spin

CBeebies-commissioned preschool series Twirlywoos has been sold by DHX Media to six international broadcasters, including France’s Gulli and Tiji.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Aug. 10, 2015 to Aug. 16, 2015

Amazing Race Canada tops the TV chart for the week of Aug. 10 to 16, 2015.

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Cuppa Coffee developing David Duchovny novel

The Toronto-based animator and California-based Planet Grande Pictures are looking to turn Holy Cow into a holiday special.

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Broadcasting revenues down 0.3% in 2014: StatsCan

This past year also marked the first time private conventional TV in Quebec posted a loss since 1991.