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In Brief: Canadian projects selected for New York TV fest

Plus: The Ontario government is investing in culture sector training and Hot Docs is partnering on a London, U.K. screening series.

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eOne ups Carolyn Newman to SVP of scripted for U.S.

The former VP of development and production at Sphere Media will oversee the global studio’s U.S. slate.

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marblemedia to relaunch Just Like Mom

The remake of the popular 1980s game show is set to debut in Canada and the U.S. in January 2018.

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Skinny basic’s appeal is still slim: report

Plus, a separate report found that Canada’s BDUs lost 100,000 customers in the first six months of 2017.

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What’s in demand online?

We’ve launched a new Hot Sheet that measures what Canadians are watching and talking about on the internet.

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Martin Carrier named president, CEO at Frima

The former Warner Bros. Games VP and studio head takes the reins at the Quebec-based digital studio from acting CEO Christian Daigle.

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Telefilm, Birks to honour Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Mina Shum

Screenwriter Sherry White, director Catherine Bainbridge (pictured) and actor Amanda Brugel are also among this year’s recipients.

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CBC unveils Frankie Drake, Stats of Life premiere dates

The pubcaster confirmed The Detectives, produced by Montreal’s WAM Media, will move to the winter schedule.

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Whites reveals new facilities at Toronto HQ

Chairman and CEO Paul Bronfman says the new LED studio and 7,000 square-foot production space will help alleviate Toronto’s studio space shortage.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 31 to Aug. 6, 2017

Amazing Race Canada tops the chart, with Saving Hope in the #9 spot.

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Women In View’s 2xMore lab starts third round

The initiative, which gives participants the chance to direct an episode of Dino Dana, aims to double the number of women directors in scripted media.

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HGTV Canada preps Worst to First

The home reno series from Vancouver’s Great Pacific Media will debut in September.