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Hockey Wives headed to season three

New episodes of the Bristow Global-produced docuseries are expected to air in spring 2017.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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CBC marks record Olympics viewership

Though slow out of the blocks, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio posted an 11% increase in average viewership over the previous Games in London.

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CRTC orders removal of simsub for Super Bowl

The order was made despite a pending federal appeal from BCE and the NFL, which is expected to conclude this fall.

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Corus sets fall premieres for YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon

Three Canadian original series are featured in the schedule, including Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ride (pictured).

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Blue Ant acquires Seasons Christmas Show event

The company has added the Toronto exhibition to its portfolio of consumer events, which also includes the Cottage Life Show.

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Baroness von Sketch, Still Standing renewed at CBC

The two series will return for new seasons in 2017. (Baroness pictured.)

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Bell Media nabs Canadian TV, SVOD rights for Star Trek

Canada is just one of two countries internationally where the Toronto-shot series will air outside of Netflix’s exclusive SVOD rights.

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Twitter Canada reveals the nation’s top 10 emojis

The cry-laughing emoji was ranked as the nation’s most-used emoticon in 2016.

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BDU subscriptions sliding, revenues steady: CRTC

The regulator’s report for the year ending Aug. 31, 2015 indicated that the combined revenue for Canadian cable, IPTV and satellite companies was $8.9 billion.

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OMNI aims to bring back regional news with new channel

Rogers Media has applied for a new channel that would restore local, ethnic news programming it cut last year.

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Mulroney, Mediwake to topline new CTV morning show

Bell Media’s new early-morning show will feature co-hosts Ben Mulroney and former CBC anchor Anne-Marie Mediwake.

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Lacroix outlines CBC’s digital present and future

The pubcaster’s CEO and president Hubert T. Lacroix (pictured) discussed his company’s digital transition at UBC on Tuesday evening.

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eOne, Secret Location launch Floodlight

The web-based music platform will feature 360-video content from artists on eOne’s label, such as Pop Evil (pictured).

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Orphan Black premiere doubles on total ratings

The season four opener drew a final audience of 278,000 (2+) to Space, posting a more-than-50% increase on its overnight figures.