Alibi Entertainment beefs up branded content division
The prodco has hired former Shaw Media exec Maureen Norman to helm sales and marketing.
David Purdy joins Vice Media
The former Rogers exec joins the company as its chief international growth officer.
Stingray names Tom Pentefountas to SVP role
The former vice-chairman of broadcasting at the CRTC joins the Canadian music service provider.
OMNI readies Sudden Master
The digital exclusive will launch on YouTube at 10 p.m. on Nov. 8, coinciding with the broadcast premiere of Blood and Water.
2015 Digi Awards finalists announced
Carmilla, Animalogic, MsLabelled (pictured) and Murdoch Mysteries: Infernal Device were among the projects nominated.
Amazing Race Canada renewed for season 4
The series wraps this Wednesday after earning an average audience of 2.6 million throughout its third season.
Killjoys finale draws 341K
Bell Media has not yet confirmed whether the Space original series will be renewed for a second season.
Rookie Blue season finale dips against spring high
The pre-long-weekend sixth-season finale didn’t reach the lofty heights of its spring debut, but stayed above a million on overnights.
Former CBC exec Tal Riff moves prodco-side
Riff, former senior specialist of brand development at CBC, has joined a Canadian production company to spearhead its push into branded content.
LG joins Hockey Wives lineup
Season two of the W Network program will see the electronics brand integrated into segments, as well as in the everyday lives of the wives and girlfriends.
Upfronts 2015: Vice announces slate of new shows
Two Canadian originals join the lineup for the Vice channel’s winter 2016 slate. (Vice Munchies personality Matty Matheson pictured.)
Canada’s insatiable app-etite
New research from the company shows app usage is up 26% year-over-year, with Canadians spending more time on entertainment apps, and less on gaming than their U.S. counterparts.
What’s new in OOH: Pattison and Outfront go big
Outfront has new boards at Yonge-Englinton in Toronto and Pattison has installed a new digital display along the Windsor border.
La Carte and Zipcar hit the road
The travel magazine and car sharing company have co-produced sponsored content to coincide with Zipcar’s launch in Ottawa.