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Binge-watching isn’t just for millennials: study

MTM’s new research finds the act is increasingly popular with those over 50, and Netflix is now outpacing PVR and live TV.

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Amazon Prime Video launches globally

The SVOD service is now available in Canada and more than 200 countries around the world.

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Taking Alias Grace from page to screen

With production just wrapped on the six-part miniseries, Noreen Halpern talks pitching Netflix, mammoth crews and top-to-bottom Canadian productions.

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Take the Shot aims for global success with Frontier

Creators Rob and Peter Blackie on how they’ve tailored the show to appeal to “everybody.”

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Do Canadians know if they’re watching online TV?

MTM has amended its viewership stats after finding that not all respondents thought OTT services counted as online TV watching.

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Netflix joins CBC for Anne series

The eight-part series is created by Breaking Bad writer Moira Walley-Beckett and produced by Northwood Entertainment.

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How Atomic Cartoons caught the Beatle-mania bug

Canada/Australia coproduction Beat Bugs is the largest project ever undertaken by the subsidiary of Vancouver’s Thunderbird.

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Deals: CBC, Bron Studios, Tricon

CBC has acquired the first season of BBC One drama The A Word (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

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Netflix picks up Blackstone

All five seasons of the Prairie Dog Film + Television-produced series will head to the streamer this month.

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Beat Bugs renewed for season two

The Beatles-inspired series is produced by Grace: A Storytelling Company, Beyond Screen Production and Vancouver’s Thunderbird.

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Netflix sees subscriber slowdown

The service added 1.7 million subscribers globally, down from 2.5 million predicted earlier this year.

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CBC, Netflix commission Alias Grace

The adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1996 novel of the same name will be produced by Sarah Polley (pictured) and Halfire Entertainment.