Julianna Cummins

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CBC and the new kid viewers

Kim Wilson, creative head of children’s and youth programming at Kids’ CBC on how her team is keeping up with the changes in how children consume media.

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W Network brings Say Yes to the Dress to Canada

The Canadian version moves from Kleinfeld’s to a Toronto shop, giving it a local appeal according to channel execs.

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Broadcast TV operating revenues dipped 1.3% in 2013: StatsCan

But specialty holds strong with a 5.3% increase in total revenues, thanks to subscription fees and steadier ad revenue.

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Blue Ant Media unveils 2014-15 original content slate

A total of 21 new and returning original productions will air across the company’s specialty channels, including Backroad Bounty and Bahama Blue (pictured).

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Netflix, IPTV on the rise in Canada: report

A third of English-speaking Canadians subscribe to Netflix, as penetration of IPTV service climbs, reports Media Technology Monitor.

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Bell Media unveils fall schedules for Quebec specialty

Canal Vie will feature 14 new programs this fall, including trivia game show Me connais-tu? (Host Jeremy Demay pictured)

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CTV Extend picks up Veronica Mars spinoff series

Mike Cosentino, VP of programming at CTV says the brand jumped at the chance to add the title to its digital platform.

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W orders two new original series, more Property Brothers

In addition to new episodes of Property Brothers and Pressure Cooker, W Network has greenlit an eight-episode season of the renovation competition show Game of Homes.

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Storage Wars Canada greenlit for a second season

Production has started on the second season of the series, which will be shot in and around the Greater Toronto Area.

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Rookie Blue to return for season six

Global TV’s flagship Canadian drama will return next year following a successful fifth season premiere.

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Shaw Media to rebrand two on specialty

Barbara Williams on Twist becoming FYI and Mystery changing to Crime and Investigation, as the media co unveils its slate of new programming.

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TSN adds three new channels

An extension of the two channels currently in the network, TSN3, TSN4 and TSN5 will launch later this fall.

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Let’s talk simultaneous substitution

Industry execs discuss the implications of ending simultaneous substitution, as the CRTC moves to examine the practice as part of Let’s Talk TV.

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Saving Hope wraps second season on high note

The CTV original drama averaged 1.6 million viewers throughout the second half of season two, with a timeslot win for its Feb. 27 finale.

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Temple Street continues digital expansion with Evolve

The fitness platform (pictured) is the first project from the creative content arm of Temple Street Media Ventures, a division of the Toronto-based prodco that oversees digital projects.