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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for Jan. 3 to 9, 2020

Merci pour tout continues to lead the list, followed by The Song of Names at #2 and Antigone at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Dec. 31, 2019 to Jan. 6, 2020

The Mandalorian leads the way at #1, while Letterkenny lands at #6 on this week’s Digital Original chart.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Dec. 9 to 29, 2019

Survivor and The Masked Singer were among some of the top shows for Dec. 9 to 15 and Dec. 16 to 22, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for Dec. 20 to Jan. 2, 2020

Merci pour tout, The Song of Names and Antigone all held the top three spots for the past two weeks.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for Dec. 20 to Jan. 2, 2020

Merci pour tout cracks the top 10 during the week of Dec. 27 to Jan. 2, while Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Jumanji: The Next Level and Frozen 2 all continue to lead.

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2019′s top-grossing films at the Canadian box office

The annual chart was topped by Menteur and Il pleuvait des oiseaux, while The Grizzlies, The Hummingbird Project and Antigone also made the top-10.

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Happy Holidays from Playback

Our daily newsletter will return to your inboxes on Jan. 7, and in the meantime you can test your Playback knowledge with our short trivia quiz.

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Photo gallery: 2019 WIFT-T Crystal Awards

See who came out to honour recipients like showrunner Esta Spalding, Alison Duke and maxine bailey.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Dec. 10 to 16, 2019

The Mandalorian (Disney+) tops the charts again, while The Expanse (Amazon Prime Video) lands at #3.

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In brief: Canadians hit the festival circuit in 2020

Plus, the CRTC extends Super Channel’s licence, a Canadian showrunner is tapped for the Sundance Institute’s January Screenwriters Lab, and more.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Dec. 2 to 8, 2019

David Foster: Off the Record and Still Standing crack the list at #23 and #30, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Dec. 6 to 12, 2019

Frozen 2 leads the list, while Knives Out and Ford v Ferrari land at #2 and #3, respectively.