Etan Vlessing

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Rogers’ second quarter earnings slide

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Overall revenue at the wireless, cable and media giant was virtually unchanged.



CRTC approves DHX Media takeover of Family Channel

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Few strings were attached by the regulator as it gave the Teletubbies’ owner change of ownership approval for the $170 million deal with Bell Media.



Corus Entertainment swings to third quarter loss

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One-time items dented the broadcaster’s bottom line, despite overall revenues rising 14%.



Shaw to apply to CRTC for all-news channel licence

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Plans for a national Global News 1 service were unveiled in the cable giant’s submission to the regulator’s Let’s Talk TV consultation.



CBC’s Hubert Lacroix: ‘I have no intention of resigning’

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That defiance came as CBC toppers put details on its mobile-first programming strategy outlined earlier in the day at a heated employee town hall meeting.



CBC signals radical shift to internet, mobile to cut costs

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The pubcaster’s latest five-year plan outlines a move away from conventional TV with fewer supper-hour newcasts and reduced in-house production.



America’s Got Talent still has legs for City

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As ratings drop for shiny-floor competition shows overall, the NBC show is up 3% in overall viewers this season on the Rogers Media network.



Banff: BGM, Fresh One unveil first TV series

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Pressure Cooker from Bristow Global Media and Fresh One has been picked up by Corus’s W, with a fall 2014 bow. (Julie Bristow pictured)



Postmedia inks syndication deal with Fashionation.tv

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Fashion-focused content will be created by indie producer Conceptual TV in partnership with brands and agencies, which the newspaper publisher will distribute.



Rogers Media unveils 2014-15 schedule

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The broadcaster rolled out new US dramas, comedies and reality series to advertisers, as well as Canadian content such as Package Deal (pictured).