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Anne with an E cancellation sparks social media backlash

In the 24 hours since news broke, #renewannewithane has been tweeted more than a million times.

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Anne with an E to end with season three

Creator Moira Walley-Beckett announced the cancellation on Monday morning, which CBC and Netflix confirmed in a joint statement.

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In brief: Netflix will bring Black Summer back to Alberta

Plus: EyeSteelFilm and NFB’s latest doc (pictured) heads to TVO after its festival run, and Amazon Prime Video joins Rogers’ Ignite TV.

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Netflix launches a new Vikings epic with Michael Hirst, Jeb Stuart

The spinoff will not be a Canadian coproduction, but Toronto’s Take 5 Productions will be attached to handle post-production.

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Five biggest SVODs will have half-billion subs by 2025: report

Of the new streamers, Disney+ will comfortably lead the pack with 101 million subscriber additions within five years, says Digital TV Research.

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Netflix becomes TIFF industry supporter

The three-year commitment includes the creation of three new events to support the professional development of Canadian film industry creators.

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Netflix renews Another Life for another ride

The Katee Sackhoff space drama from Halfire Entertainment will start production in Vancouver next year.

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Netflix offers $2B in debt to fund content acquisitions, production

Last week the streamer reported its debt had reached USD$12.4 billion as of Sept. 30.

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U.S. production on the rise in B.C. after two-year drop: report

Toronto numbers in 2018/19 remain steady in the meantime, while the majority of new productions in Canada came from digital platforms, according to a new study from FilmLA.

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Netflix bounces back in Q3, adds 6.8M global subs

Following a slow second quarter in which it posted U.S. subscriber declines for the first time, Netflix rebounded with growth in both the U.S. and international markets.

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Netflix acquires ‘The Body Remembers’ for the U.S.

Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing handles international sales on the Canada/Norway copro from Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn.

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CTV, Netflix say ‘I do’ with Jessica Mulroney

The celebrity stylist will lead a new unscripted series, titled I Do, Redo, to help couples get a do-over on their wedding day disasters.