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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Dec. 27, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022

The Witcher leads Canadian digital and overall demand to kick off the year, followed by Hawkeye and The Wheel of Time.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs for Dec. 13 to 19, 2021

CBC documentary Anne Murray: Full Circle, produced by Network Entertainment in association with Universal Music Canada, cracks the top 20.

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Happy Holidays from Playback!

Wishing you a safe and restful break as we pause our newsletter until Jan. 5.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs for Dec. 6 to 12, 2021

The CFL Grey Cup led TV ratings for the week, followed by Blue Bloods and Survivor.

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What to expect in 2022?

A selection of predictions from this year’s Best of the Year winners, who wade in on what they think and wish will come true in 2022.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for Dec. 10 to 16, 2021

The Thursday night preview screenings for Spider-Man: No Way Home propel it to the top spot, followed by Encanto and West Side Story.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for Dec. 10 to 16, 2021

L’Arracheuse de temps continues to lead while the documentary Prière pour une mitaine perdue, directed by Jean-François Lesage, debuts at No. 3.

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Acts of service: Balancing the two sides of Canada’s booming production sector

We examine different and sometimes clashing perspectives on striking a balance between the costs and benefits of foreign location service production and Canada’s domestic content industry.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Dec. 6 to 12, 2021

Hawkeye continues to lead the digital originals list, while demand for the Toronto-shot series The Expanse rises.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs for Nov. 29 to Dec. 5

9-1-1 leads, followed by Blue Bloods and CSI: Vegas.

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Director of the Year: Danis Goulet

Her dystopian debut feature film Night Raiders made a celebrated trip around the film circuit and broke box office records.