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Dania Ramirez joins First Response for Incendo

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Philippe Gagnon is directing the Bell Media pay TV movie now shooting in Montreal. (Ramirez pictured)



MIPCOM: John Morayniss on refocusing CanCon, TV regs

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The eOne TV boss tells Playback Daily new technologies mean old rules restrict creativity and Canadian industry growth, and must change.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Oct. 6, 2014 to Oct. 12, 2014

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Saving Hope hit #29 on the TV ratings chart for the week starting Oct. 6, with Big Bang Theory taking the top spot.



George Anthony, Jeffery Elliot to receive special CSAs

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Anthony (pictured) is among six film and television industry builders who will be honoured during the 2015 Canadian Screen Week.



Schitt’s Creek lands U.S. broadcaster

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The Eugene Levy starrer is headed stateside to a CBS specialty channel.



YTV renews Undercover High for second season

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The General Purpose Entertainment prank show is hosted by Lisa Gilroy (pictured).



Blue Ant nabs AOL’s Laura Pearce for new role

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The former marketing director for AOL Canada will fulfill a new, consumer-facing “fan engagement” role at the fast-growing media co.



Catto, Bowlby to be honoured by WIFT-T

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CBC’s Sally Catto (pictured) and Insight’s Barbara Bowlby are among this year’s Crystal Award winners.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 29, 2014 to Oct. 5, 2014

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Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the DVD chart this week, followed by Neighbors.



Pixcom sells format option for Appearances

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The Montreal-based prodco has sold the option for the format of its drama series Appearances (pictured) to U.S. producer Intrigue and French proco Samka.

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