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Warner Bros. International Television Production has acquired the international format rights from Toronto-based Loco Motion Pictures following its successful launch in Sweden.

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Amazon Prime Video commissions third Canadian original

Insight Production is set to produce a local version of Amazon Studios’ original format LOL: Last One Laughing.

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Stephen Dunn tapped to helm Peacock’s Queer as Folk reboot

The St. John’s, N.L. native is attached to write, direct and executive produce the new iteration of the hit U.K. series.

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Corus Studios signs largest U.S. distribution deal to date

Streamer Hulu has acquired over 200 episodes, picking up shows such as Junior Chef Showdown, Hot Market and more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 30 to April 5, 2021

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier claims the top spot on the Digital Originals side, while Letterkenny lands at #8.

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Telefilm looks to address Cancon discoverability issue in the U.S.

In partnership with other Canadian organizations, the film funder has launched a platform creating easy access to more than 5,000 domestic films and series.

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Love Nature lands on Spanish-language U.S. streamer PrendeTV

In recent months, Blue Ant has put its foot to the floor on its strategy to integrate its channel offerings within AVOD platforms.

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Bell’s French-language platform Noovo goes live

The new digital hub for French-language content is at the heart of the company’s expansion strategy.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 23 to 29, 2021

Disney+’s WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and The Mandalorian claim the top three spots on the Digital Original list, while Letterkenny comes in at #9.


OUTtv launches SVOD channel in the U.S.

Now available through Apple TV, the channel is a joint venture between OUTtv Media Group and U.S. prodco and talent company Producer Entertainment Group.

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New regulations can create ‘win-win’ for online and legacy broadcasters: Ian Scott

During a Bill C-10 review hearing, the CRTC head said creating a regime that appropriately reflects the various lines of business of digital and traditional players will be its biggest challenge, but it can be done.

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OUTtv greenlights Dating Unlocked, more Slo Pitch

The network’s raft of commissions and renewals also include a docuseries on The Villbergs and an Australian comedy.