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In brief: Production moves at LaRue Entertainment, Carousel Pictures

LaRue has hired Ariella Naymark (pictured) and promoted Tyler Metcalf, while Katelyn Cursio has been upped at Carousel, and more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 14 to 20, 2020

The Mandalorian and The Witcher continue to lead, while Letterkenny cracks the Top 10 Digital Original list.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 6 to 12, 2020

Global’s Nurses series premiere pulled in more than 1.2M in ratings to hit #17, followed by The Curse of Oak Island at #20 and Murdoch Mysteries at #25.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for Jan. 10 to 16, 2020

Merci pour tout leads the list, followed by The Song of Names and Antigone at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for Jan. 10 to 16, 2020

1917 takes the #1 spot, followed by Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker at #2 and Jumanji: The Next Level at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 7 to 13, 2020

The Mandalorian comes out on top, while Letterkenny claims the #7 spot on the Digital Original list.

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In brief: Unite Central heads to Berlin’s copro market

Plus: eOne clears the final regulatory hurdle in its Hasbro deal, Touchwood PR adds to its publicity team and Super Channel promotes Kimberley Ball.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Dec. 30, 2019 to Jan. 5, 2020

The Golden Globes top the list, while Royal Canadian Air Farce clocks out for the last time at #17.

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Photo gallery: 2020 TFCA gala

The annual event honoured Michele Maheux and saw co-directors Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn walk away with the organization’s top prize.

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In brief: Canadian drama heads to Berlinale Series

Plus: James vs. His Future Self hits the festival track south of the border and the Harold Greenberg Fund reveals the inaugural recipients of its Territories Shorts Program.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for Jan. 3 to 9, 2020

Director Louise Archambault’s Merci pour tout cracks the list, while Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker takes the top spot.