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What’s the profile of a pirate? Findings of new study may surprise

According to a new MTM report, the demographic data of those who acquire content illegally may not be in line with common assumptions.

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TFO’s virtual studio has real-world impact on its bottom line: O’Farrell

The French-language broadcaster’s CEO Glenn O’Farrell discusses how the innovation has created new revenue streams and production partnerships.

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Letterkenny returns with first Christmas special

The Crave comedy will ring in the holiday season with A Letterkenny Christmas: The Three Wise Men, while six new episodes are set to follow in December.

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Phil Lind on mega-deals, disruption, working alongside Ted Rogers

Playback chats with Lind about his recently released memoir, Right Hand Man, which documents his four decades working with the legendary Canadian businessman and philanthropist.

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ACTRA, CMPA agree terms on new IPA

ACTRA National president David Sparrow said the actors union had worked through a “complex series of issues to negotiate an excellent settlement.”

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Media down slightly at Quebecor, but OTT Club illico up 18% YOY

The service recently commissioned nine original series.

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Gusto Worldwide sells feast of food shows to Russia

Gusto’s Corey Caplan said the deal with pay-TV company Red Media is reflective of a global market that is hungry for short-form food content.

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NSI names 2019 Totally Television picks

The writer-producer team of Sarah Goodman and Stephanie Ouaknine (pictured) are among this year’s participants.

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Quebec industry sets sustainability goals with Rolling Green initiative

The proposed action plan aims to reduce the province’s environmental footprint while increasing its competitive edge.

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Kew expands focus on IP ownership, subsidiary growth

In the company’s quarterly investor call, Kew chair Peter Sussman said the company is also using its scale to increase the speed to market of its products.

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Nat Geo Kids snaps up three shows from 9 Story

The LatAm kidcaster has licensed Let’s Go Luna! (pictured), The Diary of Bita and Cora, and Finding Stuff Out.

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Netflix sets Travelers return

The sci-fi series has been a hit for the streamer and was one of its most-binged series in 2017.