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Cutie Pugs waddle onto TVO’s fall lineup

The Toronto-based Little Engine Moving Pictures’ new live-action series about four talking pugs will premiere on the pubcaster this fall.

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How tech can be a creative’s best friend

From social storytelling to AI, a new CMF report digs into the trends transforming the global media industry and highlights phenomena producers need to pay attention to.

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CRTC launches survey into content consumption

As the commission embarks on a quest to determine the future of Canada’s content distribution system, it’s asking Canadians why they watch content the way they do.

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Stingray acquires streamer Qello Concerts

The Montreal-based digital media company has acquired the assets of the music documentary-focused SVOD.

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How to Buy a Baby on CBC

Wendy Litner and Lauren Corber tackle infertility in a new digital original comedy.

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Studio+ acquires LaRue Entertainment’s Filth City

The deal sees the dark crime thriller heading to eight territories across Europe and South America, including France, Brazil and Italy.

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OUTtv takes Dragula to television

The LGBTQ channel has commissioned a second season of the show, after season one drew almost 850,000 views on YouTube.

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Amazon acquires three seasons of Gayl Pile

Match made in heaven? The e-commerce giant picked up the series about a home shopping channel host for its U.K., German and Japanese Prime Video service.

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Aircraft eyes an older demo with new digital series

The prodco is looking to diversify and reach an 18-to-35-year-old audience with the release of the 1970s-set comedy Terrific Women.

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Riftworld expands its universe

The creators of the CBC Comedy web series have launched a new digital comic, Riftworld Legends.

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Canadian entertainment and media revenue to slow through 2021

According to the latest report from PwC Canada, SVODs and internet advertising will lead growth in the market.

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Vice Media nabs $450M investment

The global media brand will invest in more scripted content and announced plans to launch an OTT platform.