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City, FX unveil mid-season premiere dates

The winter line-ups include police drama Shots Fired, historic drama Bette and Joan(s) and a return of the popular drama Prison Break.

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Viewership spikes for HBO Canada talk shows

New seasons of Real Time with Bill Maher and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver are seeing record numbers on the Bell Media channel.

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The Big Bang Theory is back on top: Numeris

The comedy on CTV beat the Grammy Awards as the most-watched single-night show for the week of Feb. 6 to 12, 2017.

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Flonase pairs with Weather Network for Canadian launch

The allergy relief spray is embarking on its first Canadian consumer-facing campaign, which will include an integration on the Weather Network’s TV and digital properties.

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Blog: Trump, baseball and sunshine drove down fall 2016 viewing

Julie McIlroy, co-founder, M&K Media, details the 4% drop in viewing seen on Canadian screens.

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Great British Bake Off format headed to CBC

The Great Canadian Baking Show will go into production in May ahead of a fall 2017 premiere.

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Rogers Media suspends production at Toronto station

Ten people have been laid off at the media company’s York Mills Road station.

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SNL’s “spicy” season hits a ratings high for Global

On TV sets and online, viewers flocked to watch Melissa McCarthy and Alec Baldwin reprise their White House roles.

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Dedicated e-sports channel coming to Canada

With the global competitive gaming market expected to hit $1.92 billion by 2018, Super Channel is looking to get in on the action while bringing its age demo down.

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Super Bowl wins the week: Numeris

The game was the most-watched single-night show for the week of Jan. 30 to Feb.5, 2017, but lost considerable ground over last year’s numbers.

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Grammy’s up on City

Sunday night’s show was watched by an average audience of over two million.

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Cogeco plays Cupid

The station’s new “#AmazingSerenades” campaign aims to engage viewers and build its relationship with customers from a service perspective.

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Juno Awards lay down a new track with VIA Rail

The music awards will also host the new Juno Cup, a celebrity benefit hockey game for music education charity MusiCounts.

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How Go RVing Canada made its way onto the Food Network

Details on the RV organization’s sponsorship of Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip.

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Molson, NHL and Sportsnet partner on VR program

The beer company has sponsored a series of six hockey games that will be broadcast in VR.