Television

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The impact of The Hip

Can you measure a feeling? IMI International has attempted to, compiling live and post-event data around last week’s iconic concert event.

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Amazing Race Canada wins the week: Numeris

The reality show on CTV won the most amount of viewers for the week of Aug. 8 to 14, 2016.

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CBC marks record Olympics viewership

Though slow out of the blocks, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio posted an 11% increase in average viewership over the previous Games in London.

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CRTC orders removal of simsub for Super Bowl

The order was made despite a pending federal appeal from BCE and the NFL, which is expected to conclude this fall.

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Still so gloriously hip

Gord Downie and his band pull in some mammoth numbers for the live airing of their Kingston concert on the CBC and online.

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HGTV sets Scott and Bryan up on Sunday nights

HGTV has set a premiere date and mini-programming block for new series from two of its stars, Scott McGillivray and Bryan Baeumler.

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CNN expands sales space in Canada

The international broadcaster has partnered with Adspace Sales to pursue branded-content and other sales ops in Canada.

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Rio 2016: Inside the CBC’s branded-content engine room

How working branded content into live TV is giving the CBC experience in collaborating with brands for the upcoming 2018 Winter Games.

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Rio 2016 takes the week: Numeris

The 2016 Olympic Games’ opening ceremony drew the most single-night viewers for the week of Aug. 1 to 7.

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P&G’s Olympic spot wins with Canadian women: study

Harbinger reports the top spots for Canadian women, as well as the aspects of the Games they are more likely to watch.

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Stornoway shutters iChannel

The CRTC has revoked the broadcast licence for iChannel, the most recent of Stornoway’s channels to cease operations.

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Bell Media partners to support global benefit concert

Canadians can see the event live on TV and livestream it on iHeartRadio as Justin Trudeau and Bill Gates share the stage with bands like Half Moon Run (pictured).

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Corus sets fall premieres for YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon

Three Canadian original series are featured in the schedule, including Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ride (pictured).

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Corus’ History greenlights original ‘treasure’ hunt series

Hunting Nazi Treasure will feature The Monuments Men author Robert Edsel as host.

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MusiMax rebrands as Max

Realizing that two music channels in the market was two too many, Groupe V Media has charted a new course for Max.