Women Killin' It in the TV Industry panel

Opening up the pay equity discussion in Canada

The women behind Global’s Mary Kills People gathered Tuesday for a wide-ranging panel discussion on some of the main issues facing women in screen-based industries today.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 22 to 28, 2018

The Good Doctor tops the charts, followed by Murdoch Mysteries at #13 and Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #25.

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CBC orders second batch of The Great Canadian Baking Show

The competition show was the most-watched unscripted series on the pubcaster in the past five years.

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9 Story, GO-N brewing up Bewitched remake

The animated TV series based on the classic supernatural sitcom will be aimed at kids aged six to 11 and their parents.

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CMF invests $6.2M across 27 digital media projects

Sinking Ship Entertainment, Secret Location and Zone3 are three of the companies that received development coin for upcoming projects.

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Three Canadian projects up for Prix Jeunesse International

Imagine Create Media’s Scout & The Gumboot Kids is one of the series nominated for the children’s TV award.

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In brief: Whites Sudbury expands

Plus: Andrea Grau takes on a senior management role at TIFF and Seven24′s Tom Cox is awarded for his contributions to the Canadian industry.

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CRTC asks digi giants for input for Heritage report

The commission told companies including Facebook, Amazon and Netflix that it wants their subscriber and Cancon investment info, but promised not to share it publicly.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2018

Maze Runner: The Death Cure sprints to the top spot, with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at #2 and The Post at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2018

Hochelaga: Terre Des Ames is at #1, followed by Le trip a trois at #2 and Les scenes fortuites at #3.

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Scott Brothers ink multi-year deal with HGTV

The Canadian producers and hosts currently have four series on the Scripps Networks Interactive-owned channel.

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Bell Media’s Super Bowl audience stable, but still smaller

Overnights show only a slight AMA drop across CTV, CTV2 and TSN2 from last year, but viewership numbers are still much lower than the simsub heyday.

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TVO investigating harassment allegation against Steve Paikin

The pubcaster has launched a third-party investigation into an allegation made by former Toronto mayoral candidate Sarah Thomson.