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CBC has a plan, ‘not a blueprint’ to reach digital-first future

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The network offered few details on how it plans to get round the digital curve in response to written questions submitted by employees after a June 26 town hall meeting.



World Cup by the numbers: who was watching, and how

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The CBC reports that an average of 4.9 million tuned into the final game on Sunday, making it the most watched match in Canadian World Cup history.



Courtney Ford, Shaun Benson board Incendo’s Kept Woman

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The latest female-skewing telefilm from the Montreal indie producer is directed by Michel Poulette. (Courtney Ford pictured.)



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs June 30, 2014 to July 6, 2014

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Under the Dome takes the top spot in TV this week, with The Listener hitting #12.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 23, 2014 to June 29, 2014

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The LEGO Movie stays at the top of the DVD chart this week, while 300: Rise of an Empire comes in at #2.



Telus greenlit for national PPV channel

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The service will offer live and tape-delayed pro and amateur sports, comedy, music and special event programming, according to the approval from the CRTC.



New format from Proper greenlit for Discovery

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The Toronto-based prodco has the go-ahead for 9 x 60 minutes of a new reno-focused competition reality series.



Lionsgate joins forces with Alibaba to stream in China

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The studio is launching a SVOD service in China offering catalogue titles such as The Hunger Games exclusively on the Alibaba set-top box. (From Stream Daily)



Ben Kingsley to star in Muse’s Tut miniseries

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The Spike TV show will be shot in Morroco and Canada from September to December 2014.



Super Channel backs Carol Shields movie adaptation Unless

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The pay TV operator unveils the latest investments from the Super Channel Development Fund, including the long-gestating Canada-Ireland coproduction.

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