Jordan Pinto

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Corus pulls back the curtain on its fall season

The media co’s commissions included a pair of culinary series from Proper Television, as well as a greenlight for the third and final season of Mary Kills People.

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CRTC recommends an overhaul of funding system

In its report on future distribution models, the commission suggested restructuring the content funding system and replacing prescriptive licensing.

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Competition Bureau rejects Corus’ sale of Historia, Series+

The Commissioner of Competition did not approve the transaction, which was valued at around $200 million.

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Quebecor’s Q1 revenue up, but media down

Lower revenues from advertising with TVA Network and subscriptions on TVA Sports were offset by growth in Club Illico.

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CTV will bring back The Launch

Songs released through the show have now garnered a total of around 12 million streams online, according to Bell Media.

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Ad revenues decline, but subscribers up for Bell Media in Q1

Bell Media’s operating revenues dipped slightly to $749 million in Q1 as overall growth in subscriber revenues offset declines in the ad market.

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Bell Media says yes to Where To I Do? season two

The inaugural project produced through the companies’ original programming pact has been renewed ahead of its season one premiere on Gusto next month.

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CBC gives Frankie Drake Mysteries a second season

CBC has commissioned 10 new episodes of one of its most-watched dramas of the season.

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Corner Gas toon sets a record for Comedy Network

The ratings haul makes the rebooted comedy property the most-watched Canadian series debut in the history of The Comedy Network.

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Catherine Tait named CBC president and CEO

Film and TV industry veteran Tait becomes the first woman to hold the position, replacing outgoing president Hubert Lacroix.

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Schitt’s Creek returns to CBC for a fifth season

Strong audiences and a healthy batch of award noms carry the show into a new 14-episode season.

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CBC launches The Succulent Six on its digital platforms

The program’s champions of body positivity show the pubcaster is opening up to factual programming online.

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Media revenues offset low movie attendance for Cineplex

The exhibitor saw strong quarterly and year-end strong growth in media, attendance revenues and amusements.

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DHX revenues up, but ad dollars drop

But ad revenues decline as company struggles with scale across its for family-themed specialty channels.

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CRTC seeks input from digital giants

The commission told Netflix, CBC, Google and others that it wants their subscriber and Cancon investment info, but promised not to share it.