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Indigenous content needs support to travel: report

A new report from imagineNATIVE looks at the routes Indigenous screen content can take to reach international audiences.

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Bell Media greenlights medical drama The Transplant for CTV

NBCUniversal has signed on to distribute the series outside of Canada.

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New Metric hires Matthew Vittiglio to lead finance

The hires mark an evolution for the five-year-old company as it brings more “specialists” into the fold, said president Mark Montefiore.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 14 to 20, 2019

The Big Bang Theory takes the top spot, while Murdoch Mysteries and Coroner break the top 30.

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Richie Mehta’s Indian police drama scooped up by Netflix

The global streaming giant bought the rights to Mehta’s series New Delhi just ahead of its world premiere at Sundance.

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How Canada’s LGBTQ+ population consumes media

A new study argues that LGBTQ+ representation isn’t just healthy for communities, it’s healthy for brands.

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IATSE to represent factual workers in Canada

The North American union has partnered with media union CWA Canada on its Fairness in Factual TV campaign.

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Blue Ant orders more ‘Cake’

Produced by Toronto’s Architect Films, the competition series will return for another 10 episodes.

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Insight inks development pact with cannabis brand Civilized

The companies will develop cannabis-inspired programming in the areas of science, cooking, business and travel.

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D360 builds out its team, inks deals for reno content

In addition to a new hire and a pair of promotions, the Toronto-based distributor has sold 300 hours of TV starring Bryan Baeumler to international broadcasters.

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Awards: Canadian TV gets GLAAD, Oh’s winning streak continues

Wynonna Earp, Schitt’s Creek and Anne with an E land GLAAD nods for LGBTQ representation while Sandra Oh picks up a SAG award.

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Gusto Worldwide stirs up a new OTT deal

Gusto TV will be the first food channel on the newly launched U.S. OTT service STIRR.