Television Articles

Game over for Super Bowl simsub: media reaction to CRTC decision


The regulator announced the change, which comes into effect in 2017, as part of a series of Let’s Talk decisions this morning.

CRTC shuts down Super Bowl simsub starting in 2017


The regulator in its latest rulings following the Let’s Talk TV hearing also supported continuing to offer OTA signals to Canadian TV viewers, despite calls by broadcasters to shut down transmitters.

Rogers Q4 earnings drop, despite higher overall revenues


Gains in revenue from NHL licensing deal and Sportsnet properties offset continuing softness in print and TV advertising.

Fall TV viewing remains stable: BRC


Level TV viewing was coupled with high playback viewing, according to new numbers from the industry organization.

Seevibes expands to Toronto


The social TV audience intelligence company has hired a new SVP to split his time between its two Canadian offices.

NCIS takes the week: Numeris


The Global drama had the most single-night viewers for the week of Jan. 12 to 18.

Super Bowl sponsors revealed by CTV


Labatt returns as the lead sponsor for Sunday’s game, with Ford and Nissan joining as quarter sponsors.

CTV pulls Spun Out from post-Super Bowl slot after actor arrest


The premiere of the second season of MasterChef Canada will take the post-game spot, following the arrest of Spun Out actor Jean Paul Manoux.

Quebecor creates specialized sales teams


The media co’s EVP media sales Donald Lizotte on the decision to split up its national sales team.

Distributel expands to TV


Details on the independent telco’s new launch, Distributel TV, which will be available in select areas of Ontario and Quebec.