Katie Bailey

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Shaw Communications to lay off 400

Television

The cable and telco is reorganizing its enterprise and consumer-facing business units while leaving Shaw Media as a standalone piece.



CBC announces next-season pickups and renewals

Television

New shows Schitt’s Creek, Strange Empire and Of All Places are on tap, along with a full season of Canada’s Smartest Person.



HGTV Canada renews Timber Kings

Television

The original series from Paperny Entertainment is the highest-rated in the channel’s history, according to Shaw Media.



Shaw Media orders more Vikings

Television

The broadcaster has greenlit a further 10 episodes of the historical drama.



Electus’ Laura Caraccioli on the art of brand translation

Television

At yesterday’s 2014 BCON Expo in Toronto, Electus’ president of content marketing discusses how being embedded in the writers’ room leads to better “brand-inspired” content.



Screenies’ sophomore year dips in ratings

Television

Despite the return of host Martin Short, fewer viewers tuned into CBC for the second edition of the CSAs than 2013′s inaugural event.



Bristow Media announces social media innovation incubator

DigitalMobile

Julie Bristow’s company unveiled plans for the new project at the inaugural #AcademySocial event during Canadian Screen Week.



Cross-channel promotion pays off for 19-2

Television

Bell Media specialty programming director Rachel Goldstein-Cuoto discusses how sampling on CTV influenced the show’s overnight and seven-day ratings.



Chopped Canada debuts to record numbers on Food

Television

The Canadian edition of the international format is a winner with viewers, becoming the highest-rated premiere in the channel’s history.



Amanda Ploughman named VP marketing at Shaw Media

People Moves

The former MediaCom and Pelmorex Media CEO’s new oversight includes both the company’s specialty and conventional channels.