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Premiere week: City’s success with Scorpion, Gotham powers CTV

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Glossy new dramas kick off premiere week in Canada, while returning series – including Saving Hope (pictured) – are slightly down year-over-year.



Diminishing fees, scope creep concern screen composers: report

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A new baseline study by the Screen Composers Guild of Canada shines a light on issues facing Canadian composers and the businesses they run. (SCGC president Marvin Dolgay pictured)



Portfolio picks up more You Gotta Eat Here!

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The indie distributor acquires the third and fourth seasons of the Food Network Canada series.



Programmer profile: Discovery Canada’s Edwina Follows

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From Playback magazine: Discovery Channel Canada’s head of commissioning on new genres, hit shows and what’s working with its audience today.



The New Establishment: Zach Lipovsky

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With a skill set that spans app development, VFX, directing and producing, Lipovsky is using diversification to his advantage in a fragmented media industry.



CTS rebrands as Yes TV

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The TV channel has added new programming and changed its name with the goal of refreshing the brand’s image and expanding its audience to include millennials.



Shomi unveils content deal for FX, FXX series

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The catalog deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution gives the Canadian SVOD player exclusive streaming rights to FX and FXX shows. (The Strain‘s Natalie Brown pictured.)



Adventures in multi-cam: The Stanley Dynamic

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From Playback magazine: on set with a new live action-animation hybrid from YTV, Amaze Film + Television and 9 Story.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Sept. 8, 2014 to Sept. 14, 2014

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The Amazing Race Canada takes the top spot in TV yet again, with Masterchef coming in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 1, 2014 to Sept. 7, 2014

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes the #1 spot on the DVD chart this week, followed by the sixth season of Sons of Anarchy.

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Slaight Music Residency Showcase - Todor Kobakov, alumnus from the 2012 Slaight Music Residency, 2014 songwriting graduate Adaline, and incoming composer resident Michael Olsen

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