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‘Staggering growth’ projected for OTT, e-sports revenues in Canada

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates OTT revenues in Canada will grow from $2.1 billion in 2018 to $3.5 billion in 2023.

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Canadian version of Drag Race coming to Crave

Through a multi-faceted deal, Bell Media and OUTtv have also acquired previous and upcoming episodes of the hit U.S. reality series.

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Heritage response to “What We Heard” report hints at what’s next

Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez said the government will require web giants to create Cancon and promote it on their platforms.

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CBC revenue up in 2018 as private broadcasting slide continues: CRTC

Overall broadcasting revenues in Canada dipped by 1.2%, while CBC revenues jumped to $1.06 billion in its conventional TV business.

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Upfronts ’19: Mike Holmes moves to Bell Media

New series starring renovation expert Holmes are headed to both the main CTV network and the rebranded CTV Life specialty.

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Upfronts ’19: Bell Media inks romantic new movie deal with Harlequin

A slate of 20 made-for-TV movies will come to the soon-to-be rebranded CTV Drama.

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Upfronts ’19: CTV, Discovery and more unveil Canadian pickups

New series coming to CTV include docuseries Pop Evolution and dramas Albedo and The Transplant.

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Upfronts ’19: Corus pairs with Amazon for multi-channel online offering

StackTV will see specialty channels including Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network offered for the first time outside of a traditional cable package.

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Upfronts ’19: Rogers Media unveils lineup, new ad partnership and more

A partnership with Toronto-based platform Contobox and a new custom content shop from Sportsnet added to the presentation.

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Upfronts ’19: CBC lifts the curtain on 2019/20 roster

Programming GM Sally Catto says between Battle of the Blades and Fridge Wars, there’s a lot for sponsors to love.

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Bell Media announces renewals ahead of Upfront

Renewals include Disasters at Sea, The Marilyn Denis Show and Mighty Trains.

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OMNI remains a must-carry: CRTC

After examining eight applications for a national multi-ethnic service, the commission said the Rogers-owned service best met its criteria.

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Shaw to sell Corus stake for $548 million

Shaw Communications will no longer hold an equity interest in Corus Entertainment once the offering closes later this month.

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Veteran TV exec Maria Hale departs Corus

Hale’s exit follows a year of massive improvement for conventional network Global.

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Rogers Media cancels 2019 Upfront

The company called the decision a “difficult, but fiscally responsible” one as it shifts its focus to customized agency presentations.