Katie Bailey

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Pan Am closing ceremony on CBC nabs star lineup

DigitalTelevision

The Pan Am Games organizing committee announced this morning that Kanye West will topline the closing broadcast ceremony, to air on CBC.



Google appeal finds no play

News

A B.C. court case has upheld an injunction blocking Google from including search results of a company allegedly selling counterfeit products, a decision that may have implications for the screen industry.



Omnicom’s Highway pacts with Digital Howard

DigitalTelevision

The programming and content arm of media agency group Omnicom has a first-look deal with the Toronto digital media studio.



Much Digital Studios goes live, reveals talent

Digitalscreening-room

The youth brand’s move into the MCN space launches with 13 Canadian YouTubers on the roster.



Stuart Garvie takes over sales at Bell Media

People Moves

The former GroupM CCO takes over the top sales job from Mary Ann Turcke, who took over Kevin Crull’s position as head of Bell Media in April.



CBC reveals new Dragons

Television

Following the latest addition of Joe Mimran, the pubcaster’s flagship factual series completes its talent makeover with two new additions. (CBC’s Jennifer Dettman and Jim Treliving pictured.)



No cord cutters on Bell’s new SVOD

DigitalTelevision

The project formerly known as Project Latte will be only available to subscribers of partners of the service.



Premiere week: City’s success with Scorpion, Gotham powers CTV

Television

Glossy new dramas kick off premiere week in Canada, while returning series – including Saving Hope – are slightly down year-over-year.



CRTC grills CBC on proposed new fees

DigitalTelevision

The CBC requested new revenue tools, including carriage fees for conventional and a new Local News Fund for content at the Let’s Talk hearing.



Bell, Rogers to shutter Viewer’s Choice

Television

Viewer’s Choice Canada co-owners Bell and Rogers are shutting down the pay-per-view service this fall.