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CTV, City partner on music special

Besides a simulcast on CTV2 and Citytv, the one-hour performance, bublé!, will also be streamed on Crave.

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Sportsnet, APTN make hockey history

The upcoming Plains Cree-language broadcast is part of a larger push by the sports media brand to be more inclusive.

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CBC appoints new sales leader for sports

Joe Gottfried has left MLSE after five years of directing sales and global integrations.

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The Good Doctor wins the week: Numeris

The medical drama took the top spot, but hockey is heating up across many markets.

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Amidst media declines, Quebecor revenue hit $4.2 billion in 2018

The revenue came mostly from strong performance on the telco side.

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Carol Cummings on midseason strategies

The TV planning veteran on what shows will stick around, and what opportunities broadcasters can gain from Netflix venturing into ads.

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Three returns, four new signings for Top Chef sponsors

A new appliance maker, beer brand and foundation will join the fold.

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The Oscars win the week: Numeris

The awards show saw a notable boost from last year’s performance.

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Bart Yabsley steps into president’s chair at Sportsnet

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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Adult Swim channel coming to Canada

The move will see Cartoon Network and Teletoon shift their respective programming strategies.

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Netflix on the rise, Corus brands strong with viewers: study

SRG’s Digital Life study looks closely at which TV brands are top-of-mind for Canadians.

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John Frieda extends ET Canada partnership

Cheryl Hickey will now serve as a brand ambassador for the hair care brand.

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NCIS wins the week: Numeris

Regionally, the top pick varied, with Edmonton being all about Oilers content.

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Identifying ‘fake news’ a top priority for readers: study

A new report finds fake news top of mind for Canadians, and many are consuming multilingual media.

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Oscars up almost 10%

The CTV audience peaked during Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s duet.