Streaming

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for May 26 to June 1, 2020

Star Wars: The Clone Wars and The Mandalorian continue to lead the Digital Original list, while Defending Jacob cracks the top three.

Streaming TV

Canadian OTT subscribers with three or more services grow

Media Technology Monitor’s Sneak Peek Report also found that Facebook and YouTube lead as the most popular options for remote social viewing features.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for May 19 to 25, 2020

The Mandalorian continues to lead the Digital Original list, while She-Ra and the Princesses of Power comes in at #9.

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Deals: eOne, Seville, Crave, CBC

Streaming platform MUBI acquires Xavier Dolan’s latest feature Matthias & Maxime, eOne inks additional sales for The Rookie and more.

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Boat Rocker sprints into a new line of business

The company tells Playback exclusively about the launch of Evolve Functional Fitness, a video-based functional fitness program cultivated through its Ventures division.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for May 12 to 18, 2020

The Mandalorian came out on top, followed by Star Wars: The Clone Wars at #2 and Defending Jacob at #3.

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Running with Violet to make linear debut on OUTtv

The webseries will have its broadcast premiere this fall, while the series is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. and on OUTtv GO in Canada.

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In brief: Unsinkable Youth special adds more talent

Plus, Wind Sun Sky Entertainment and Skybound North Entertainment debut Camp Bonkers, while Vancouver’s Kelly&Kelly pick up a Webby.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for May 5 to 11, 2020

Star Wars: The Clone Wars and The Mandalorian continue to lead, while Upload and Defending Jacob land spots on the Digital Original list.

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WildBrain revenue dips 11%, dedicates $25M to growth

The new financing has a special focus on the AVOD business at WildBrain Spark, even though the division’s revenue was down 36% due to COVID-19 and YouTube’s ad changes.

Hot Docs

In brief: CFF, Super Channel unveil 2020 industry series

Plus, NSI names Manitoba Content Creators Development Accelerator participants, Band Ladies rock out with Highball.TV and more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 28 to May 4, 2020

Star Wars: The Clone Wars lands at #1, followed by The Mandalorian at #2 and Ozark at #3.