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Federgreen expands into online content

The indie producer and distributor has launched CanScreen, a new website focusing on Canadian screen industry talent.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs June 8, 2015 to June 14, 2015

Rookie Blue hits #5 on the TV chart for the week of June 8 to June 14.

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CBC/Radio-Canada sells mobile production assets

The broadcaster is selling off its mobile production truck fleet due to “dramatically” reduced need.

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Shaftesbury copro Houdini & Doyle sets cast

Production on the U.K./Canada copro is set to start this summer in Manchester. (Stephen Mangan pictured.)

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LG joins Hockey Wives lineup

Details on the brand integration, plus Julie Bristow on moving past the concern of Wives being another “show about flinging chardonnay at somebody’s face.” (Cast member Keshia Chante pictured.)

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Conquering Lion options new Lawrence Hill novel

Following the success of its Book of Negroes adaptation, the Toronto-based prodco is teaming up with Hill again to adapt his upcoming novel into a feature film.

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Rookie Blue shifts from Thursday

The procedural from ICF Films and eOne is currently pulling in an average weekly audience of 1.5 million on Global.

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DHX lands on the NASDAQ

Halifax-based DHX Media will begin trading today on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol DHXM.

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Team Canada scores big viewers

Sunday night’s FIFA Women’s World Cup game was watched by a record average 2.8 million viewers.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 12, 2015 to June 18, 2015

Jurassic World tops the box office for the week of June 12 to June 18, followed by Spy at #2 and San Andreas at #3.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 12, 2015 to June 18, 2015

La passion d’Augustine stays in the top spot this week, with copros Aloft at #2 and The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet at #3.

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Killjoys bags 286K debut on Space

The sci-fi series about intergalactic bounty hunters bowed on Space on Friday, while Orphan Black wrapped its season-three run on Saturday.

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NBC cancels Toronto-shot Hannibal

After a three-season run, the U.S. net has announced it will not renew the drama for a fourth season.

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Mad Samurai options Elizabeth McClung novel

Matthew Cervi’s Vancouver-based prodco will adapt the post-apocalyptic thriller into a feature film. (Cervi pictured.)

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The Cocksure Lads Movie, The Hotel Dieu win NIFF prizes

The sophomore edition of the food, film and wine festival unveiled the names of the winning films on Sunday.