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Corus posts below-estimate revenues for Q1

The consolidated company’s TV business reported a 5% revenue decline from the previous year.

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Bell, NFL step up simsub appeal as time runs out

With the Super Bowl just a month away, the media co and U.S. football league urged the Federal Court of Appeal to overturn the CRTC’s simsub ban.

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CBC unveils more Canada 150 programming

For the sesquicentennial, the pubcaster is taking viewers on a cross-country train trip with a new series and looking to our future with another.

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CBC proposes ad-free model in Heritage filing

The pubcaster said it should move to a model akin to the BBC, which would require almost $400 million in additional government funding.

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Court rules in favour of Bell Media in VMedia dispute

In its decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice left the door open for the matter to be revisited in front of the CRTC.

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Secret Location partners with NYT on VR

The company’s new VR tool enables content creators like the Times to publish and disseminate virtual reality content across all VR distribution platforms.

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CBC sets winter schedule for new, returning series

Workin’ Moms (pictured), Pure, Bellevue and True North Calling will receive their broadcast premieres in January and February.

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Despite skinny basic, cord cutting on the rise

Cable providers will lose nearly 200,000 subscribers in 2016, according to projected numbers from Ottawa-based Boon Dog.

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Bell given the go-ahead to appeal simsub ruling

The Federal Court of Appeal has granted Bell the right to challenge the CRTC’s ruling, but with a significant caveat.

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Shaftesbury and Ubisoft partner on digital series

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its new linear and digital series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.

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Horror streamer Shudder launches in Canada

Just in time for Halloween, the new SVOD is hoping to give audiences chills, with content co-curated by TIFF’s Midnight Madness programmer Colin Geddes.

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Corus fiscal ’16 revenues up 44%

In its first full-year financial report since acquiring Shaw Media, the company’s fiscal results were in line with expectations.

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Corus finalizes original content team following merger

Nine months after the company acquired Shaw Media, the original content teams led by Lisa Godfrey have been announced.

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Hockey Wives headed to season three

New episodes of the Bristow Global-produced docuseries are expected to air in spring 2017.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.