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Disney+ picks up The Hardy Boys

Both seasons of the live-action series will premiere on the streamer outside of the U.S. and Canada in 2022.

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Corus sees lift in revenue in fiscal 2021

The broadcaster’s pandemic recovery continues as the company plans to leverage its content production and distribution capabilities with international partners.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Oct. 11 to 17, 2021

Squid Game continues to lead while Only Murders in the Building rises on the digital originals and overall demand list.

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OUTtv elevates drag format in new series

Reality competition series Call Me Mother is the first to feature queens as mentors, and has a companion weekly podcast.

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Canadian MIPCOM participants laud in-person results

Our roundup of feedback from attendees at the TV market delivers reveals quality and volume of in-person meetings, and formats and kids content as hot areas for growth.

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Nine Canadian world premieres set for RIDM

The Montreal International Documentary Festival — led by a brand new team — announces Gabor among the full 2021 lineup at the hybrid event.

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Production revenues boost Thunderbird’s bottom line

The Vancouver-based company had 18 titles in production during the last quarter of fiscal 2021, with production revenue seeing an annual increase of 63%.

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Rogers CEO addresses board of directors, Shaw merger concerns

Updated: The company’s Q3 2021 financial reports revealed a committee has been formed to set protocols for interactions between the chair of the board and the management team.

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Liquid Media partners with predictive project platform

Slated will provide packaging, financing, sales and distribution services aiming to drive growth for IP owners and producers in both film and TV.

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A full-circle moment for Reelworld film fest

Reelworld ’21: Roy T. Anderson, winner of the fest’s Trailblazer Award, returns to Toronto and talks about his latest documentary African Redemption: The Life and Legacy of Marcus Garvey.

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Key takeways: Opportunities and strategies from Netflix leaders

In their own words, hear how executives from the streamer are viewing their strategy for film, TV and gaming as well as CPG – and what it might mean for the Canadian screen industry.

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Kew Media class action lawsuit to proceed to trial

The litigation, first filed in mid-2020, will proceed against former CEO Steven Silver and CFO Geoffrey Webb.

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Netflix posts revenue rise for Q3

The streamer has also announced plans to change the way it reports viewership for its titles.

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Spin Master set to invest over $120 million in tech

The toyco’s new Ventures fund is making strategic minority investments to stay on top of trends and innovation, starting with Nordlight and Hoot Reading.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs for Oct. 4 to 10, 2021

CSI: Vegas and 9-1-1 lead as the fall TV season heats up.