Julianna Cummins

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Discovery Canada introduces the ‘mini-season’

The channel is creating a new “season” by airing 64 hours of new programming over the holidays.

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Kotex doubles down on vampy web series Carmilla

The second season of the web series, which is financed by Kotex, will be expanded to include a 36-ep scripted series and 12-part branded content series.

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CTV preps MasterChef Canada holiday special

The new two-hour special is a first for the format internationally and will bridge the gap to the series’ second season.

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CMT renews Mom’s a Medium

That show renewal is part of a slate of new and developing show announcements for Corus.

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YouTube creator to star in W Net digital series

Production is underway on an exclusive web series featuring Canadian Rachel Cooper (pictured), the creator and star of the RachhLoves YouTube channel.

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Blue Ant takes majority stake in NZ broadcaster

The media co has acquired a controlling interest in Choice TV, a national independent television network in New Zealand.

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Cogeco introduces TiVo service

Cogeco will offer the service to Ontario subscribers, followed by a launch in Quebec in 2015.

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CBC, Radio-Canada awarded 2018, 2020 Olympic broadcast rights

The public broadcaster will work with Bell Media and Rogers Media to execute the large-scale media event, with CBC/Radio Canada broadcasting popular “first-tier” events, such as hockey.

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Bite On Mondo series to air on Teletoon

The half-hour, 26-episode series will feature content from the animated comedy shorts pitch program of the same name from Mondo Media, Blue Ant and YouTube.

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Sportsnet hits audience record with Leafs home opener

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ first home game against the Montreal Canadiens pulled in an average audience of 2.01 million.

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Amazing Race Canada is most-watched program of the year

CTV’s reality race averaged 2.8 million viewers per episode in its second season, according to Numeris data.

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Shaw Media names new SVP content

Christine Shipton, who until now worked as VP original content for Shaw Media moves into the role previously held by Barbara Williams.

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Going hyperlocal with Global News 1

Shaw Media hopes a focus on local news programming and innovative technology can make its proposed Global News 1 channel a hit, says Troy Reeb, SVP news and station operations.

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City pulls Seed

After two seasons, City cancels the Canadian sperm donor comedy.

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The Listener goes silent after five seasons

The last episode of the series will air on CTV on Aug. 18.