Regan Reid

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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.

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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.

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Stornoway shutters iChannel

The CRTC has revoked the broadcast licence for iChannel, the most recent of Stornoway’s channels to cease operations.

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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.

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Domenic Vivolo to leave Bell Media

The president of content sales, marketing and digital products will exit next week.

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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.)

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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.

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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.

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Asper’s FNTSY Sports Network expands to Japan

The fantasy sports channel led by former Canwest head Leonard Asper (pictured) has partnered with FanXT.

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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.)