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As Robertson takes top TV gig at Shaw, Murphy steps up at Corus

Paul Robertson’s new gig atop Shaw Global’s assets makes him the most interesting man in Canadian TV, and Doug Murphy fills his shoes at Corus.

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Showcase to play Endgame

The Canwest channel has green-lit the one-hour drama about a crime-solving chess champion.

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Kingdom comes to Vision

The British series starring Stephen Fry lands on Wednesday nights.

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CRTC annual report: Revenues down for networks, up for ‘casters

Record losses continue to plague conventional TV sector, says CRTC report, but the picture looks much rosier for cable and satellite broadcasters.

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Evil series shooting for Space

The comical CFC short Todd & The Book of Ultimate Evil finally makes the jump to TV, led by Dark Oracle‘s Alex House.

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Networks exchange barbs, best wishes

The PR departments at Global and CTV end a battle of the press releases on a festive high note.

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CRTC okays SexTV, Drive-In sale

As the cable channels move to Corus, $2.7 million is earmarked for new programming.

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Radio takes a bite out of Astral

The media co’s final quarter earnings are down due to a charge on licenses, but finishes the year up 5%.

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Gas stars reunite in Hiccups

Brent Butt is to work on both sides of camera in new sitcom, playing life coach to Robertson’s high-strung kiddie author.

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iPhone app streams pubcaster content

Streaming audio from radio and TV follows breaking news app for Blackberries.

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SunTV gets one-year renewal

Toronto station sees local requirements raised, ethnic programming cut.

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Showcase gets Lost

Lost Girl is a mix of fantasy, action and sex but not a ‘T&A fest’ says its creator.

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CBC adds news talker, denies talk of National move

Musical chairs continue at CBC as a National regular lands his own two-hour spot on Newsworld, while the Ceeb puts down talk of a ‘secret plan’ to re-sked flagship newscast.

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Ratings didn’t save The Jon Dore Show

Comedy Net ends the laugher after two seasons, despite ratings bump.

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Shaw buying Ontario cableco

The deal for Mountain Cablevision extends reach across Rogers’ backyard.