Regan Reid

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Bell Media rebrands TMN, launches tiered OTT service

The company reveals a major overhaul of its pay TV and OTT strategy, opening access to programming previously restricted to linear subscribers.

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Barb Williams to retire from Corus

The veteran broadcasting exec is exiting Corus Entertainment at the end of the month.

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CBC/Radio-Canada sets three-year inclusion plan

The pubcaster hit its Strategy 2020 goal of 2.1% Indigenous representation in its workforce, and noted that 48.9% of its employees are women.

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This Hour Has 22 Minutes adds digital-first format

The 10-minute standalone Dailies segments will roll out exclusively on the CBC TV streaming app four times per week.

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Baroness von Sketch renewed

The comedy show has seen greater success online than on linear.

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Ad revenue, viewers continue to decline for Bell Media

Parent company BCE saw traction with its Alt TV product, targeting condo-dwellers and cord-nevers.

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Quebec MP Pablo Rodriguez takes over Heritage as Joly shuffled out

Joly, whose tenure has included 2017′s Creative Canada policy and the review of the Broadcast and Telecommunications Acts, is being moved to the tourism and official languages portfolio.

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Ransom to return for third season

The drama is set to premiere on Corus Entertainment’s Global and on CBS in the U.S. in 2019.

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Blue Ant Media bolsters Canadian slate

The Toronto-based channel operator adds Blown Away to its lineup, alongside returning series like Beautiful Weddings (pictured).

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Canadian entertainment revenues to grow 3.7% per year: report

Internet access and OTT services are driving revenue growth in the industry, according to PwC’s Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2018-2022.

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Layoffs hit TFO

UPDATED: The Ontario French-language public broadcaster reports it has cut 19 positions across the company.

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Feds appoint panel to review Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

Chaired by former CCTA CEO Janet Yale, the seven-person panel will examine how digital cos can contribute to the Canadian system.

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Upfronts ’18: CBC debuts 17 new series

The pubcaster will also renew a whopping 36 series, making the returning line-up one of its largest to date.

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Supreme Court to hear Bell Media’s simsub appeal

Canada’s top court said the appeal gives it an opportunity to consider judicial review of actions taken by administrative bodies like the CRTC.

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Mercer’s final rant gets big ratings

After 15 seasons on the air, the satirical news show bid adieu with a special one-hour finale on the pubcaster.