Jordan Pinto

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Taking measure of The Launch

The premiere episode of Bell Media’s competition series used its unique format to capture audiences across linear TV, social media and music-streaming platforms.

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Corus posts revenue, profit declines in Q1 financials

Slight overall gains in its kids content business and radio advertising were offset by sharper declines in TV ad revenues.

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Jamie Schouela upped at Blue Ant

Schouela has been promoted to president of Canadian media, after nearly five years with the company.

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Jim Shaw dies at 60

Shaw Communications’ “master company builder” was an iconic presence in Canada’s broadcast industry.

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CBC announces its winter 2018 programming

Legal drama Burden of Truth and Allan Hawco’s Caught are among a trio of dramas joining the pubcaster’s lineup.

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Gusto announces its holiday schedule

Michael Bonacini and Jamie Oliver lead the food channel’s December/January lineup.

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CBC unveils Christmas programming lineup

The pubcaster’s festive slate includes a two-hour, B.C.-shot Murdoch Mysteries special and comedy MOW A Christmas Fury.

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Media revenues decrease in Cineplex’s third quarter

The theatre chain’s Q3 attendance fell by more than two million compared to last year.

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OMNI brings back two shows, extends web series to air

Rogers’ must-carry multicultural broadcaster announces programming steps for 2018 and beyond.

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Rogers posts increased revenues, profits in Q3

Profits and revenues go up as losses on the media side were offset by growth in its wireless and cable businesses.

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Bell Media to acquire Historia and Series+ from Corus

The total cost of the transaction, which is still subject to approval from the CRTC and the Competition Bureau, is pegged at around $200 million.

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Killjoys renewed for two final seasons on Space, Syfy

Meanwhile Dark Matter was not renewed for a fourth season.

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Showcase sets fall schedule, Travelers return

The Corus-owned specialty channel also announced premiere dates for recently acquired U.S. series, The Sinner and Marvel’s Runaways.

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CBC, Netflix expand episode order for Anne season two

The second season is set to go live in 2018.

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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.