HGTV sets Scott and Bryan up on Sunday nights
HGTV has set a premiere date and mini-programming block for new series from two of its stars, Scott McGillivray and Bryan Baeumler.
Stornoway shutters iChannel
The CRTC has revoked the broadcast licence for iChannel, the most recent of Stornoway’s channels to cease operations.
Bell Media sees growth in Q2
The company continues to see subscriber gains as a result of CraveTV’s rollout and the expansion of TMN.
Domenic Vivolo to leave Bell Media
The president of content sales, marketing and digital products will exit next week.
Canadian Heritage names Cancon advisory group
The 12-member expert advisory group includes a range of Canadian film/TV industry figureheads and stakeholders. (DHX’s Michael Donovan pictured.)
Pay more attention to IoT, E&Y warns media cos
Media companies need to step up their game and tap into the world of connected devices (and personalized advertising), according to the firm’s latest report.
Upfronts 2016: Bell Media specialty banks on big names
New series from Jamie Oliver (pictured), Oprah Winfrey and Conan O’Brien have been added to the company’s fall/winter slate.
Asper’s FNTSY Sports Network expands to Japan
The fantasy sports channel led by former Canwest head Leonard Asper (pictured) has partnered with FanXT.
CBC greenlights new web series Coming In
The series tells the story of a gay man who wakes up straight the morning of his wedding. (Series creators Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey pictured.)