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Canal Vie orders up family cooking format

Media Ranch’s Life in the Kitchen (working title) is based on a U.K. format.

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Digital B2B markets, fewer presales could be new norm: report

The Canada Media Fund has released a mid-year update to its 2015 Key Trends report, which sheds lights on the challenges and opportunities in a changing media landscape.

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DHX Brands signs a deal with Italy’s Giochi Prezoisi for Teletubbies toys, plus more deals of the week.

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CRTC opens floor for comment on simsub penalties

The regulator is proposing broadcasters and BDUs that make errors in executing simsub be penalized.

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On Screen Manitoba lands $3.9M in government funding

The federal funding will go towards promoting Manitoba-based businesses regionally and internationally, as well as a new transmedia lab.

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Stingray acquires three music channels

Following its recently announced IPO, the specialty TV music service has acquired three Brava Group TV music channels.

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NHL deal contributes to Rogers Media Q2 revenue increase

While overall profits dipped, the company’s media division saw revenue growth related to NHL, Sportsnet, the Jays and Next Issue Canada.

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Syfy picks up Emily Andras series

Calgary’s Seven24 Films is producing Wynonna Earp, a supernatural-western featuring “a kickass biker babe fighting demon outlaws.”

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VIFF launches new program for digi-content buyers and sellers

The Vancouver festival has partnered with the Canadian Media Production Association on an online buyer marketplace.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs July 6, 2015 to July 12, 2015

Amazing Race Canada takes the #1 spot, with the Pan Am Games opening ceremony at #4 and Rookie Blue at #9.