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More than 40 laid off at Bell Media

Production and post-production positions were let go, along with several on-air hosts and journalists.

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Big Bang double header takes the top: Numeris

Young Sheldon also came back with a (smaller) bang to knock The Good Doctor out of second place.

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Unpacking your consumption assumptions: study

Those in the media industry may overestimate how much on-demand and SVOD people are actually watching.

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DHX Media revenues up, but ad revenue drops

The company did not provide an update on the status of its strategic review in its Q1 2018 report.

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TV ads more entertaining, even for millennials: study

A new Ipsos study commissioned by ThinkTV shows that TV ads outperform digital on a few key metrics, but trust in ads could be improved.

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CRTC report shows audiences declining across TV, radio

The updated info in the Communications Monitoring Report shows online TV viewing is on the rise.

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Big Bang makes gains: Numeris

The CTV comedy took the top spot in the nation again, but The Good Doctor continues to gain on it.

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Why HP Canada is venturing into TV advertising

A mobile photo printer is getting a TV buy in Canada only to reach a new market beyond millennials.

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CBC mixes it up with mixed doubles curling

The pubcaster has partnered with Curling Canada to offer five annual curling events, with Manitoba chain Canad Inns stepping in as an inaugural event sponsor.

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Quebecor adds six-second TV ads

The media company is billing the offering as an economic use of ad dollars, making it easy to repurpose digital-first ads.

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Twitter leans into sports for first TV buy

The social media company’s first TV spot is adapted from the U.S. but aims straight for our love of hockey.

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ICYMI: CTV partners with iHeartRadio for The Launch

Plus, Santa Claus Parade marks seven years on CTV and Creative Artist Agency launches new studio.

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OMNI brings back two shows, extends web series to air

Rogers’ must-carry multicultural broadcaster announces programming steps for 2018 and beyond.

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Bell Media revenue stable in Q3, but TV still a challenge

CEO George Cope said there is more work for Bell to do to maximize ad dollars through strategic placement.

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Big Bang maintains the top spot: Numeris

CTV’s most popular comedy once again held the top spot, but with its average audience dipping slightly for the second week in a row.