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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.

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MasterChef Canada heads to season five on CTV

The culinary series received the greenlight on the back of robust ratings, drawing 1.4 million viewers to its season four finale episode.

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Consumer spending on online video to increase: report

The demand for original content from major streaming services will cause consumer content spending to increase 12.6% annually from 2015 levels until 2020.

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Corus SVPs MacDonald, Schaefer to exit

The Toronto-based media co also confirmed Amy Sutton’s departure and announced a number of structural changes.

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Vice Canada outlines Quebec growth plans

Michael Kronish, who currently heads up the company’s Toronto studio, will relocate to Montreal in September to lead the expansion.

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Revenues, profits up for Corus in Q3

Subscriber gains in its TV business helped the Toronto media co on its way to posting consolidated revenues of $461.1 million in its latest financial report.

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Judith LaRocque named interim CRTC chair

LaRocque will head up the commission as its looks for a permanent successor for former chair Jean-Pierre Blais.