Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs July 28, 2014 to Aug. 3, 2014

TV

The Amazing Race Canada takes the lead again this week, while Rookie Blue and The Listener land at #10 and #18, respectively.



Sago Sago introduces Mini Friends app

GAMINGMOBILE

Toronto-based app developer Sago Sago is teaching kids how to share with its new playdate app Sago Mini Friends.



Matt Wells, Matthew Bennett go for the Straight Kill

FILM

The two Toronto-based actors build a new prodco with the goal of using social media to cast and promote their projects.



CBC lays off veteran sports announcers

TV

Steve Armitage and Mark Lee have been let go as part of the latest round of cuts at the pubcaster.



TSN serves up new channels

TV

The Bell Media brand is bringing its new feeds to air later this month, timed to launch with the U.S. Open of tennis.



Twitter boosts focus on video ads

STREAMWEB

The Promoted Video feature is designed to make it easier for brands to upload and distribute video.



Remstar to release Elevation titles in Quebec

FILM

The first titles to be released from the agreement include The Nightcrawler and The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (pictured).



DirecTV renews Vancouver-shot Rogue for third season

TV

eOne received an order for another 20 episodes of the suspense drama. (Rogue star Thandie Newton pictured)



The fifth estate earns Int’l Emmy nomination

TV

The CBC program will compete against shows from Argentina, Brazil, China, Romania, Russia, The Philippines and the U.K. (fifth estate host Mark Kelley pictured)



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Aug. 1, 2014 to Aug. 7, 2014

FILM

1987 is the top Canadian film at the box office this week, followed by The Grand Seduction.