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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 14 to 20, 2020

Star Wars: The Clone Wars tops the Digital Original chart, while Schitt’s Creek claims the #9 spot on the Overall TV Show list.

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Behind the scenes of The Willoughbys

The animated film’s producers Brenda Gilbert and Luke Carroll discuss what made the Lois Lowry story a fit for the “Bron world” and collaborating with Netflix.

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Netflix smashes Q1 forecasts, adds 16M subs

Overall revenue climbed 28% to US$5.8 billion, with Tiger King, Love is Blind and Ozark propelling viewership during the pandemic.

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Quibi orders Look Mom! Productions’ Doomlands

Created by Josh O’Keefe and exec produced by Josh Bowen (pictured), writers and performers attached include Mark Little (Cavendish) and Kayla Lorette (New Eden).

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 7 to 13, 2020

Ozark stays strong at #1 on the Digital Original list, while Schitt’s Creek jumps to #2 on the Overall TV Show chart.

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The latest on Canada’s ‘couch potatoes’

The new report from Convergence Research Group has found that OTT has seen a 37% revenue growth year-over-year, but largely to the benefit of U.S.-based companies.

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Code 8 decodes Netflix algorithm, surges to top of streamer’s charts

After generating North American VOD revenues of $5 million, the Telefilm-backed feature continues to exceed expectations by topping Netflix’s daily film list in the U.S.

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Disney+ reaches milestone 50 million global subscribers

The number is nearly double the 28.6 million paid subscribers The Walt Disney Company reported in February.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 31 to April 6, 2020

Ozark climbs to the top of the Digital Original list, while Schitt’s Creek lands at #8 on the Overall TV Show chart.

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Extra: Crave moves up Once Were Brothers release

Plus: Wattpad, Shaw Rocket Fund partner on a writing contest for self-isolating teens and Food Network Canada launches a new short-form baking series. (Unlocked)

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 24 to 30, 2020

Star Trek: Picard comes out on top, while Stranger Things and Ozark rise to #3 and #4, respectively.

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Netflix cancels V-Wars, October Faction

Both series, produced by Toronto’s High Park Entertainment and publisher IDW, ran for one season on the streamer.