Regan Reid

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Blue Ant Media brings BBC Earth to Canada

The Toronto media co has partnered with BBC Worldwide North America and will launch the factual channel early next year.

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W commissions The Bachelor Canada

After two seasons on Roger’s owned City, the reality series ran is headed to the Corus-owned specialty.

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Rogers Media makes its case for OMNI Regional: CRTC hearings

The media co also defended the shomi closure and discussed its approach to content ownership.

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CRTC licence renewal hearings: day one

Greater Cancon spending flexibility was a key theme from Quebecor Media, Groupe V and Bell Media at yesterday’s hearing.

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Bell Media partners to launch content incubator

Toronto-based Dais will serve as a launchpad for web series, as well as radio and music content.

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CRTC establishes pick-and-pay best practices

Licences will be renewed for one-year terms, as opposed to seven years, as TV service providers roll out new packages.

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Blais tells media cos to look ahead, not back

In a speech delivered Wednesday, the chair of the CRTC challenged critics and the industry to embrace the disruptive nature of digital.

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Study identifies two target groups for Cancon

Who’s most likely to watch Canadian content? A new report identifies the viewers who producers and distributors should be eyeing.

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Bell Media sees growth in Q3

Subscriber revenues were up 14.6%, largely as a result of CraveTV growth and the expansion of TMN.

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Bell Media commissions Tragically Hip doc

The feature, produced by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, will roll out across the media co.’s platforms and in theatres in 2017.

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CraveTV’s new Showtime strategy

The streamer will be airing series day-and-date with the U.S. broadcast beginning with season three of The Affair next month.

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Quebecor signs new programming deal

A three-year deal with Endemol Shine gives the media co exclusive broadcast rights to programs such as MasterChef Junior USA (pictured) in French Canada.

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Carmilla to get the feature treament

The U by Kotex-funded digital series, produced by Smokebomb and digital agency shift2, is being developed into a movie.

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How do Canadians choose what to watch?

A new CMF report found that the majority of Canadians rely on recommendations from friends to discover new content.

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CBC to air The Secret Path special from Gord Downie

The animated film was written and directed by Downie and tells the story of a First Nations boy who died fleeing from a residential school.