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OUTtv travels to New Zealand

The Canadian LGBTQ network will now be offered on TVNZ’s OnDemand AVOD platform.

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How PyeongChang is faring with viewers so far

Nearly 30 million Canadians have tuned into CBC’s coverage, with Tessa and Scott providing the Games’ most-watched moment to date.

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eOne takes off with new TV series

The studio has teamed with DryWrite’s Vicky Jones (pictured) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge on a new rom-com thriller, Run.

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Boat Rocker Media invests in Serial Box

Hoping the addictive nature of serialized TV and podcasts can translate to published stories, the Toronto-based company has led a $1.65-million investment round in the platform.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 5 to Feb. 11, 2018

The Good Doctor is at #1, with CBC’s primetime Olympic coverage taking the #2 spot and Murdoch Mysteries landing at #19.

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Beat Bugs to sing for CBC Kids

The Beatles-inspired Netflix series will make its Canadian broadcast debut in February.

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Sony Pictures Television to take The Launch worldwide

The Bell Media and Big Machine Label Group format will be remade in the U.K., with SPT shopping the original and format globally.

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Corus sets premiere date for new original

Popular HGTV host Scott McGillivray is back with a new home reno show, Buyers Bootcamp.

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Allarco to pay almost $3M to affected creditors in CCAA proceedings

An Alberta court also extended the company’s stay of proceedings until April 15 in order to give Allarco time to distribute the funds.

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Netflix takes worldwide rights on Reboot

The Mainframe Studios-produced remake will launch on the global streamer on March 30, ahead of its Canadian premiere on YTV.

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Deals: eOne, Spotlight Pictures, 9 Story

L.A.-based Spotlight Pictures has acquired the international sales rights to writer-director Daniel DiMarco’s crime drama, Juggernaut, plus more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 6 to 12, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery takes the top spot, followed by Stranger Things at #2 and CTV original Cardinal at #10.