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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Dec. 1, 2014 to Dec. 7, 2014

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Murdoch Mysteries, Saving Hope and Heartland all land on TV’s top 30 chart for the week of Dec. 1 to Dec. 7.



Karen Walton’s Ava Lee novel adaptation lands with CBC

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The TV development deal between the pubcaster and Strada Films follows attempts to get the crime series adapted as a movie franchise. (Walton pictured.)



Annedroids heads to Discovery Kids Asia

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Picture Box Distribution has sold science-based adventure seriesAnnedroids to Discovery Kids Asia.



Navaid Mansuri to lead Rogers Media’s Vice division

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In a leadership shuffle this week, Colette Watson is also being promoted to VP of TV and operations from her role at Rogers TV.



Lisa Fitzgibbons stepping down from DOC

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After seven years heading the Documentary Organization of Canada, executive director Lisa Fitzgibbons (pictured) will vacate the position on Dec. 31.



Cat In The Hat lands new Euro sales

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Portfolio Entertainment has secured new broadcast and in-flight deals for its animated series The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That! and its companion one-hour holiday special.



CTV sets launch dates for mid-season additions

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The net is debuting the seven-part event series Marvel’s Agent Carter on Jan. 6, as it brings back Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.



2014 Humanitarian Award: Paul Haggis

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Playback‘s Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame 2014 Humanitarian Award winner is Paul Haggis, founder of the Haiti-focused non-profit Artists for Peace and Justice.



Tricon sells over 450 hours of lifestyle programs

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The Toronto-based distributor and producer sold series such as Disaster Decks (pictured) and Donut Showdown into a number of international territories.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Nov. 24, 2014 to Nov. 30, 2014

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The Expendables 3 tops the DVD sales chart for the week of Nov. 24 to Nov. 30, followed by How to Train Your Dragon 2.

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