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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Oct. 20 to 26, 2020

This week’s Digital Original list sees The Mandalorian lead, while Schitt’s Creek lands at #4 on the Overall TV Show chart.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Oct. 13 to 19, 2020

The Boys claim the #1 spot on the Digital Original list, while Star Trek: Discovery lands at #3 and Schitt’s Creek comes in at #4 on the Overall TV Show chart.

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Quibi closure brings Canadian deals, partnerships to an end

The short-form streamer, which had a number Canadian-produced shows in the works, in addition to a content and marketing deal with Bell, is winding down its operations and looking to sell its assets.

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Netflix misses earnings and subs forecasts for Q3; co-CEOS comment on exec shake-ups

The company says it is “optimistic” it will complete shooting on more than 150 productions globally by year’s end, in addition to the more than 50 productions it has already wrapped.

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How data will increasingly drive the entertainment biz

Producers will need to arm themselves with audience data as the industry shifts to a consumer-based model, according to Fandango president Paul Yanover in a recent Q&A session at the CIX Digital Summit.

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Audible teams with Canadian producers on originals slate

Georgia Knox, Canada country manager at Audible, shares the service’s content strategy and ambitions to continue to foster relationships with local producers and offer brand extension for IP.

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Thunderbird rides the streaming wave to revenue growth

The Vancouver company saw a 41% increase in revenue in fiscal 2020 as it increases its service production output to capitalize on the influx in streaming content demand.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Oct. 5 to Oct. 12, 2020

Toronto-shot series The Boys continues to lead the digital originals list, followed by The Mandalorian, while Schitt’s Creek holds steady in the overall top 10.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, 2020

The Boys top the Digital Original list again, while Schitt’s Creek comes in at #5 on the Overall TV Show chart.

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Apple TV+ commissions a new WildBrain-produced Snoopy series

The pair are expanding their partnership with The Snoopy Show, which debuts globally in February 2021 exclusively on Apple TV+.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Sept. 22 to 28, 2020

The Boys lead the Digital Original list, while Emmy winner Schitt’s Creek lands at #1 on the Overall TV Show chart.

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Acorn TV greenlights crime drama from Cineflix joint venture Buccaneer Media

Buccaneer, a partnership between Cineflix Media and U.K. producer Tony Wood, goes into production on the project later this month, with Cineflix Rights handling global sales.