Rogers Media suspends production at Toronto station
Ten people have been laid off at the media company’s York Mills Road station.
SNL’s “spicy” season hits a ratings high for Global
On TV sets and online, viewers flocked to watch Melissa McCarthy and Alec Baldwin reprise their White House roles.
ICYMI: Dan Aykroyd to appear on Workin’ Moms; Facebook tests job postings
In case you missed it: The Saturday Night Live alumnus will appear as Catherine Reitman’s father on the CBC’s newest comedy and Facebook could be taking on LinkedIn.
Spotted! A transit shelter that keeps you warm
Ikea Canada has brought the feeling of being wrapped in a blanket to a Toronto OOH ad.
North Americans over-index on in-app purchases: study
A new report by AppsFlyer says companies should still need to use more data to keep users engaged over time.
Pierre Karl Peladeau named president and CEO of Quebecor
The former head of the Parti Quebecois returns to the media company he lead for 14 years.
Dedicated e-sports channel coming to Canada
With the global competitive gaming market expected to hit $1.92 billion by 2018, Super Channel is looking to get in on the action while bringing its age demo down.
CFL invites fans (and sponsors) to pre-season events
Title sponsor Mark’s will use the event as an opportunity to tap a younger demo, while the CFL is hoping to up engagement year-round.
Super Bowl wins the week: Numeris
The game was the most-watched single-night show for the week of Jan. 30 to Feb.5, 2017, but lost considerable ground over last year’s numbers.
Best practices for using brand influencers: blog
Jonathan Davids, founder and CEO of Influicity, on exclusivity, budgets and promotion, when using brand influencers.
Grammy’s up on City
Sunday night’s show was watched by an average audience of over two million.
Spotted! Club Med brings the heat to downtown TO
The resort company brought a pop-up resort featuring 360 footage of its resorts to Toronto to bring a break from winter weather.
Q107 gets its own Valentyne
The Corus-owned radio station has recruited former TV anchor Jennifer Valentyne to its morning show in an effort to attract a more gender-balanced audience.
For programmatic video, desktop may not be dead: study
Videology’s report for Q4 2016 shows that mobile-only and cross-device programmatic video buys have actually decreased since 2015.
Notable launches MCN, talent network and more
Claire Adams and Carli Posner have joined the company as co-CEOs and have become partners in the company, helping to fund its expansion.