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Woman in Car.

In brief: Indiecan acquires Woman in Car. for North American representation

Plus, Touchwood PR acquires digital platform Shedoesthecity, Kelly&Kelly’s The Slowest Show debuts on CBC Gem and more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 16 to 22, 2021

WandaVision stays strong at #1 on both lists, while The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and Letterkenny tie on the Digital Originals chart.

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Epic Story Media saddles up Piper’s Pony Tales

Co-produced with Milkcow Media, the short-form preschool series already has a master toy partner locked in ahead of its YouTube debut.

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So.da expands slate of short-form lifestyle originals

Corus Entertainment’s social and digital agency also inked deals with 21 influencers and online creators to create digital content for its lifestyle brands.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 9 to 15, 2021

On the Digital Originals list, The Crown comes in at #3, while Letterkenny lands at #6.

Crimetime

Blue Ant launches true crime-focused channel via Roku

Crimetime signals a growing intention from Blue Ant to find new distribution mechanisms for its programming by packaging select content offerings to appeal to niche audience segments.

For the Record

For the Record producers eye int’l opportunities ahead of SXSW premiere

The music-themed CBC Gem original, produced by Anthology Productions and iThentic, is one of the final projects worked on by late music supervisor David Hayman.

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How TikTok Canada is leaning into live programming

Director of content programming Gave Lindo on trends, opportunities and how Canadian companies are using the social media platform to reach new audiences.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for March 2 to 8, 2021

WandaVision leads, while Letterkenny makes the Digital Originals list at #8.

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Crave’s first French-language original to debut this spring

While the streamer has steadily increased its French-language content since early 2020, Sortez-moi de moi will be the first Crave original series.

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Wattpad, CBC unveil first titles from partnership

Young adult drama Near or Far and thriller The Last Place to Hide are being developed as CBC Gem original series.

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Marblemedia’s Blown Away racks up huge streaming viewership in the U.S.

The competition series climbed to number four in Nielsen’s SVOD chart for streaming originals, putting it among high-profile company.