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Good Life Networks acquires adtech company

The company will acquire all issued and outstanding shares for $6 million U.S.

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Groupe V announces repositioning, puts advertisers in focus

The Quebec media group aims to provide a brand-friendly environment for advertisers.

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Upfronts 2018: CBS’s Monday night damage control (blog)

A culling of comedies and dramas has seen the cancellation of Kevin Can Wait, Superior Donuts and more.

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City announces steamy summer schedule

The schedule features favourites like the Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise alongside new dating show The Proposal, premiering June 18.

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Upfronts 2018: ABC and life after Shondaland (blog)

Scandal’s cancellation will be compensated for by Station 19, but overall, ABC’s schedule is keeping it safe.

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Sheldon stays on top: Numeris

The Big Bang Theory and its prequel captured the attention of every Anglophone market in Canada.

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Upfronts 2018: Fox courts an older crowd (blog)

Some of Fox’s new shows buck the network’s longstanding trend of chasing younger audiences.

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Upfronts 2018: NBC plays it safe (blog)

Eight new shows are slated for the network, with the most anticipated being another new medical drama.

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CBC partnership signals shift toward TV automation

Software provider NeverCryWolf will take human interpretation out of TV traffic instructions.

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Supreme Court to hear Bell Media’s simsub appeal

Canada’s top court said the appeal gives it an opportunity to consider judicial review of actions taken by administrative bodies like the CRTC.

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The Sheldon Cooper duo takes the week: Numeris

The comedy is set to close out the year with a near-undefeated season.

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Quebecor’s Q1 revenue up, but media down

Lower revenues from advertising with TVA Network and subscriptions on TVA Sports were offset by growth in Club Illico.

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CTV will bring back The Launch

Songs released through the show have now garnered a total of around 12 million streams online, according to Bell Media.

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TVA Sports gets Euro 2020 rights

Sales EVP Donald Lizotte says the move allows TVA Sports to leverage more year-round programming for soccer fans.

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Ad revenues decline, but subscribers up for Bell Media in Q1

Bell Media’s operating revenues dipped slightly to $749 million in Q1 as overall growth in subscriber revenues offset declines in the ad market.