Shaftesbury brings its latest branded content to Crave for Pride

SVP, branded entertainment Kaaren Whitney-Vernon shares how their track record with authentic LGBTQ representation made them an attractive partner to Dove.


Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for June 23 to 29, 2020

Dark lands at the top of the Digital Original list, while The Mandalorian and 13 Reasons Why come in at #2 and #3, respectively.

13 Reasons Why

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for June 16 to 22, 2020

The Mandalorian comes out on top, followed by 13 Reasons Why at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.


Upfronts ’20: Transplant, Jann, Letterkenny earn renewals

Great Pacific Media’s Mud Mountain Haulers and Blue Ice Pictures’ The Surrealtor were among the new series unveiled at Bell Media’s “Homefront” presentation.

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Deals: Corus, Cineflix Rights, Blue Ant

Global adds two award-winning newsmagazines ahead of its Upfront, while Apple teams with Cineflix Rights and Kan 11 to co-produce Tehran.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for June 9 to 15, 2020

13 Reasons Why comes in at #1, followed by The Mandalorian and Space Force at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Taking on Canada’s Drag Race

The BANFF master class saw the adaptation’s team discuss the show’s greenlight and the process of crafting a homegrown version of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

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Deals: MetFilm Sales, Syndicado, Moonbug

International sales agents take a shine to Liz Marshall’s Meat the Future and Albert Nerenberg and Nik Sheehan’s Who Farted?, plus more.

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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.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

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.

The Rookie

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.