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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 21 to 27, 2020

The Mandalorian and The Witcher continue to lead, while new entrant Star Trek: Picard claims the #4 spot.

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Netflix takes int’l rights for Yap Films’ Unabomber docuseries

The four-hour docuseries, commissioned by Reelz, arrives two years after the story of Ted Kaczynski was adapted as a scripted series by Discovery.

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Crave unveils more stand-up specials

Produced in partnership with Just For Laughs Television, the new one-hour originals feature comedians like Aisha Brown, Graham Kay and more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 14 to 20, 2020

The Mandalorian and The Witcher continue to lead, while Letterkenny cracks the Top 10 Digital Original list.

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Follow the money: How Canadian creators are rocking it on YouTube

Column: Irene Berkowitz examines how Canadian creative entrepreneurs are monetizing their content both on and off the platform.

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Netflix sees growth slowing in Canada, but gains abroad

The streamer, which now has in the region of 6.6 million domestic members, acknowledged that the slowdown in North America was affected by the entrance of other streamers.

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Crave taps the French market by going bilingual

The Bell Media streaming service is adding 6,000 hours of French-language content, including its original series Pour toujours, plus un jour.

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Quebecor files complaint over CBC’s French-language SVOD

President and CEO Pierre Karl Peladeau stated Ici Tout.TV Extra is an “alarming departure” from the pubcaster’s mission by placing content behind a subscription fee.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 7 to 13, 2020

The Mandalorian comes out on top, while Letterkenny claims the #7 spot on the Digital Original list.

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TIFF partners with Crave to stream 2019 world premieres

TIFF Selects, a new collection on the Bell Media streamer, will bring the festival’s world premieres to Canadian audiences, including Antigone and The Twentieth Century.

Letterkenny season 8 -v2

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: Digital Demand for Dec. 10 to 16, 2019

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