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More than 140 jobs cut in CBC English local news

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These latest cuts are part of a broader plan to reduce local news costs by $15 million, including cutting 90-minute shows to 30- or 60-minute formats in major markets.



Shaw Media orders fourth season of Vikings for History

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The History series will shoot an unspecified number of new episodes in spring 2015.



CRTC proposes new customer code for BDUs

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The final decision from Let’s Talk TV is a draft code that would require TV services to provide customers with easy-to-understand agreements, among other stipulations.



Brands key focus of planning for new HGTV show

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Calling the format “branded content on steroids,” the show will bring HGTVs roster of hosts into one new production for The House that HGTV Built.



CBC reveals new Dragons

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Following the latest addition of Joe Mimran, the pubcaster’s flagship factual series completes its talent makeover with two new additions. (CBC’s Jennifer Dettman and Jim Treliving pictured.)



Big Brother Canada returns to over one million viewers

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The reality show debuted across Global and Slice on Monday.



The Big Bang Theory takes the week: Numeris

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The laugher took the most single-night viewers for the week of March 9 to 15.



TSN and RDS to serve up more French Open

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The channels have secured rights to the tournament through 2024.



Playoff potential: Rogers Media’s post-season promo strategy

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Helping viewers source games across its properties is key to the strategy, along with addressing the higher audience potential of the playoffs, says Rogers exec.



How Fox’s Empire fared on Rogers

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The red-hot drama’s finale set ratings records on Fox in the U.S. but airs on a regional network in Canada. Here’s how the numbers stack up.