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Cartoon Network preps DHX Media’s Mega Man

The new video game-based series will debut next month following WildBrain’s launch of a YouTube fan hub for the show.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 2 to 8, 2018

The Amazing Race Canada wins the top spot, followed by Private Eyes at #9 and Toronto-shot The Handmaid’s Tale at #19.

Vancouver

Production spend in B.C. up 31% in 2017/18

While the province hosted more than $3.4 billion in production across the year, more spending is anticipated as Apple, Facebook Watch and Disney set up productions in Vancouver.

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eOne to adapt comic Skin&Earth

Written and illustrated by Canadian singer-songwriter Lights, the comic will be adapted for television, in addition to digital and gaming content.

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Why the market was ready for Marcie Diggs

Producers Floyd Kane and Amos Adetuyi discuss how a decade of Shondaland mega-hits helped pave the way for their upcoming CBC show, Diggstown.

Montreal

Incendo rolls on Radio Silence

Production is underway on the Montreal-based company’s latest MOW penned by Richard M. Dumont and directed by Philippe Gagnon.

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Ransom to return for third season

The drama is set to premiere on Corus Entertainment’s Global and on CBS in the U.S. in 2019.

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How Brent Hodge plans to own the comedy doc space

The Hodgee Films founder and director of A&E’s Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary tells Playback about his Vancouver company’s expansion plans.

Tribeca Talks

Photo gallery: Tribeca Talks

Canadian writer/director Mary Harron was the subject of the in-conversation series “Tribeca Talks: The Journey inspired by Tumi,” which came to Toronto on July 9.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 3 to 9, 2018

Handmaid’s Tale tops the list once again, with Queer Eye at #2 and Marvel’s Luke Cage at #3.

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Is better media measurement on the horizon?

Numeris, Canada’s TV ratings measurement service, announces the development of a new tool to give advertisers and broadcasters a better understanding of audience viewing habits.

User's Guide to Cheating Death

Deals: Peacock Alley, Stockholm, Bell Media

Season two of Peacock Alley’s A User’s Guide to Cheating Death has been acquired by Sky Vision, Robert Budreau’s Stockholm gets a U.S. theatrical release, plus more.