Katie Bailey

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Corus exiting pay TV, Bell Media taking TMN national

Bell Media has struck a deal with HBO to acquire all rights to its programming in Canada and has announced an original production development program.

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Blue Ant ups Jamie Schouela, shuffles execs

As the media co expands globally, it has placed Schouela in charge of its Canadian networks and put Makeful under Vanessa Case.

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Chef in Your Ear whispers sweetly for Shaw Media

The new Food Network Canada series debuts as the top new Canadian specialty series this fall, while Leave it to Bryan finds its highest season premiere ever on HGTV. (Chef in Your Ear pictured.)

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Why Secret Location is on the ‘Frontline’ of VR

James Milward discusses the company’s VR Emmy win, its new VR journalism project with PBS and why it is pursuing “frameless storytelling” full-force.

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Canadian media stocks take hit as int’l markets slide

The big four – BCE, Shaw, Rogers and Corus – posted sharp declines Monday morning.

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Pan Am closing ceremony on CBC nabs star lineup

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

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Google appeal finds no play

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.

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Omnicom’s Highway pacts with Digital Howard

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

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Much Digital Studios goes live, reveals talent

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

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Stuart Garvie takes over sales at Bell Media

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.

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CBC reveals new Dragons

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.)

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No cord cutters on Bell’s new SVOD

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

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

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

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CRTC grills CBC on proposed new fees

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.

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Bell, Rogers to shutter Viewer’s Choice

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