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Rogers’ second quarter earnings slide


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

CRTC approves DHX Media takeover of Family Channel


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


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

Shaw to apply to CRTC for all-news channel licence


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’


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


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


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


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


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


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