Shaw Media orders ‘special’ serving of Chopped
The latest season of the series will be made up of special and themed episodes, targeting kids and teen demos separately.
CRTC approves Corus acquisition of Shaw Media
The regulator has said no tangible benefits will be generated from the deal, nor will any new broadcast licences be issued for any of the services.
OSC shuts down Catalyst application
An Ontario Securities Commission hearing held on Friday and Monday aimed to determine if Catalyst Capital had the standing to pursue an application related to the Corus/Shaw deal.
Analysts push back on Catalyst claims
The private equity firm, which is a minority shareholder in Corus, held a conference call Friday to expand upon claims it has made in relation to the Corus-Shaw deal.
Corus slams Catalyst Capital claims regarding Shaw deal
Corus Entertainment has released a statement characterizing claims outlined in a recent media report as “deeply misleading.”
CBC greenlights new daytime program
The yet-to-be-named lifestyle series is slated to air in the same time slot as Steven and Chris.
Schitt’s Creek to return for third season
CBC also announced it has picked up a sixth season of Mr. D.
CBC names new VP of strategy, public affairs
Alex Johnston joins the pubcaster from women’s advocacy group Catalyst Canada, where she has served as executive director since 2012.
Shaw Media greenlights new Canadian drama for Global
The drama is executive produced by Rookie Blue creator Tassie Cameron.
BCE pitches new local news fund at CRTC hearing
The hearing on local and community programming kicked off Monday and will run until Feb. 3.
CRTC calls for public comment on Shaw-Corus
The regulator has opened review of the deal to public interventions until Feb. 15.
CRTC finalizes Television Service Provider Code
The new code will come into effect on Sept. 1, 2017.
Shaw brings Comcast X1 tech to Canada with FreeRange TV
Announced at CES today, the company’s new mobile viewing platform ups the stakes in the cable subscription game.
CRTC changes could cost industry 7K jobs: report
A report co-authored by Nordicity and Peter H. Miller forecasts the Let’s Talk TV decisions will also likely result in a $400 million drop in spending on Canadian programming by 2020.
CRTC rejects TFO must-offer application
Groupe Media TFO had asked the regulator to require all Canadian BDUs and satellite TV providers to offer the French-language educational channel.