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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs April 27, 2015 to May 3, 2015

Paddington takes the top spot on the DVD chart for the week of April 27 to May 3, while Taken 3 sits at #2.

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JFL plants digital comedy seeds with CW

A new deal with U.S. net CW will see Montreal’s Just for Laughs do a broadcast special and new digital comedy series for the teen-skewing net. (JFL COO Bruce Hills pictured.)

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Deals: eOne, Rainmaker, Filmoption, Rhombus and more

eOne announces multiple international sales for Spotlight (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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Melissa D’Agostino wins Cayle Chernin media arts award

D’Agostino (pictured, left, with Cayle Chernin theatre award winner Audrey Dwyer) was one of three finalists up for this year’s prize.

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DHX Media earnings up on strong digital content sales, TV subs

The Halifax-based entertainment company posted record Q3 fiscal results driven by its digital distribution and TV businesses. (Family series The Next Step pictured.)

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Bell Media sets premiere date, timeslot for Killjoys

The bounty hunter drama from Lost Girl creator Michelle Lovretta bows in June on Space.

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Motive, Eadweard top 2015 Leo noms

Motive (pictured) leads all other dramatic series with 21 nods, while Kyle Rideout’s feature Eadweard received 15 nominations including best motion picture.

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Crossing the pond with Love It or List It

Raise the Roof Productions’ co-creative director Andrew Jackson on how the company tweaked Big Coat Productions’ format Love It or List It for the U.K. market.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs April 27, 2015 to May 3, 2015

MasterChef Canada takes the #17 spot on the TV chart for the week of April 27 to May 3.

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Burger King serves up global Slugterra, Lalaloopsy promo

The fast food giant has launched a global promotion featuring Slugterra and Lalaloopsy toys with kids meals.