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Reel World Management to adapt Eternity Springs book series

Empire and The Cosby Show actor Phylicia Rashad is expected to star in the series, as well as executive produce.

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Hot Sheet: Top films for Feb. 12 to 18, 2021

The Croods: A New Age leads, followed by News of the World at #2 and Promising Young Woman at #3.

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Blue Ant Media teams with Bristow’s CCF for unscripted IP

The Toronto-based broadcaster, producer and distributor will work with the Content Catalyst Fund to bring women-created IP to the global market.

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Schitt’s earns ensemble at ACTRA Awards for third year in a row

ACTRA Toronto’s ceremony also saw Outstanding Performance – Female go to Tamara Podemski (Coroner), while Jesse LaVercombe (Violation) was honoured with Outstanding Performance – Male.

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Updated filing reveals more details about Boat Rocker’s proposed IPO

The proceeds of the initial public offering would be between $175 million and $201.3 million, according to documents filed last week.

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Hot Docs executive director Brett Hendrie to depart in March

Hot Docs president Chris McDonald will temporarily take over Hendrie’s responsibilities while the board of directors searches for a new executive director.

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BBC launches culture and politics-focused SVOD in Canada, U.S.

Ad-free service BBC Selects becomes the latest entrant in a fast-growing domestic SVOD market.

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AMC+ adds BRON Studios, Headline Pictures’ crime-drama Kin

Currently in production, the series is expected to debut this fall as an AMC+ Original.

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Quebecor Content brings The Masked Singer format to Canada

Productions Déferlantes will adapt the popular singing competition format for the Quebec market, set to premiere on TVA in the fall.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Feb. 9 to 15, 2021

WandaVision leads, while the Digital Originals chart sees Letterkenny make the list at #9.

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TVA Group annual revenue falls by 10.8% in fiscal 2020

Overall revenue dropped to $508.1 million for the year, with the company’s broadcasting segment feeling the pinch of ad revenue declines.