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Nickelodeon series head to Netflix Canada

The deal inked between Corus Entertainment and the SVOD giant includes the exclusive Canadian rights to Nick series The Legend of Korra.

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Love Nature SVOD service launches in 32 countries

The ad-free app will be available in 4K on a number of platforms, including Amazon Fire TV and Roku TV.

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Lionsgate in talks with China’s Hunan TV on $1.5B filmmaking pact

Sources close to the negotiations indicate the Vancouver-based indie studio and a possible Chinese partner are in “advanced discussions.” (Lionsgate’s Hunger Games pictured).

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CraveTV to launch Dec. 11 for ‘price of a latte’

The TV streaming service is an add-on to Bell Media’s pay TV offerings and will also be available on Eastlink and Telus’ Optik TV.

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Lionsgate, Tribeca partner on new SVOD service

The service will feature content from the Lionsgate and Tribeca libraries.

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Netflix, IPTV on the rise in Canada: report

Nearly a third of English-speaking Canadians subscribe to Netflix, while the penetration of IPTV service continues to climb, says a new Media Technology Monitor report.

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Zagga Entertainment aims to offer Netflix for the blind

The planned Canadian SVOD aims to ensure the visually impaired get the joke or don’t miss a key plot point when watching movies or shows, creator Kevin Shaw told Playback.

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Viewer engagement with ‘caster video players low: poll

According to research from Delvinia’s AskingCanadians online research community, ad repetition and viewer authentication within broadcaster VOD apps are proving to be of concern to Canadians.

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Prime Time 2014: Distributing movies in a digital age

On the final day of Prime Time, the morning’s discussion turned to how to best expose Canadians to film as more consumers watch movies online.

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DHX Media inks Canadian content deals

The Halifax-based kids producer and distributor has secured deals for series like Johnny Test (pictured) and Angela Anaconda across TV and digital platforms.

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DHX makes numerous sales into Central and Eastern Europe

The distribution deals, for territories spanning the regions, include such kids’ TV properties as Arthur, Caillou and Horseland.

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Fremantle Corporation inks digital deals

The Toronto-based company expands its catalogue in the digital arena through deals with FilmOn, Hulu and Hoopla (World of Wonders pictured).