Jordan Pinto

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Facebook rolls out Watch internationally

Tomorrow’s launch marks the fourth high-profile entrant to the VOD market in Canada this year after CBS All Access, BritBox and Hayu.

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CRTC renews nine broadcast licences

Channels including CHCH and Super Channel owner Allarco, have had their terms extended, some for as long as eight years.

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CBC ups Gave Lindo to exec director of OTT

Lindo will spearhead the pubcaster’s OTT content strategies and oversee its slate of original digital content for all platforms.

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CRTC renews broadcast licences for eight Blue Ant channels

Channels including Love Nature, Cottage Life and Makeful were renewed until August 2023.

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Habs’ playoffs absence may have dogged Quebecor’s media in Q2

Revenue for media fell by 6.5%, although TVA Network’s market share remained stable.

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Jeremy Clark named GM at Gusto Worldwide Media

The former CPAC director of network and programming operations joins as Gusto looks to expand its linear channel into new markets.

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Falling ad dollars lead to third straight decline for BDUs: CRTC

Overall BDU revenues fell to $8.54 billion in 2017, marking the third consecutive year of losses, according to the report.

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CRTC renews licences for Family Channel, others

The commission set PNI spending at 13% of the previous year’s revenues, mandating that half of that be independently produced.

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Inside CBC’s digital-first strategy for Northern Rescue

The family adventure series is the first original drama to debut exclusively on CBC’s streaming platforms.

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Consolidated revenues dip 4% for Corus in Q3 financials

Decreasing ad revenues in its TV business continued to weigh on the media company’s bottom line.

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CTV gets The Beaverton, Jann Arden and more

A total of 42 new and returning series will hit the airwaves, including Cardinal, Corner Gas Animated and the annual Canada’s Walk of Fame ceremony.

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Bell Media to rebrand four specialty nets

Plus, two new ad-supported VODs will hit the market.

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Corus pulls back the curtain on its fall season

The media co’s commissions included a pair of culinary series from Proper Television, as well as a greenlight for the third and final season of Mary Kills People.

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CRTC recommends an overhaul of funding system

In its report on future distribution models, the commission suggested restructuring the content funding system and replacing prescriptive licensing.

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Competition Bureau rejects Corus’ sale of Historia, Series+

The Commissioner of Competition did not approve the transaction, which was valued at around $200 million.