Television

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Vice: too niche for TV?

The Vice brand has a large and rabid digital following, but TV is a different animal. Media buyers weigh in on the fledgling channel’s progress to date.

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CBC signs on for two more Paralympic Games

A multi-games partnership with the Paralympic Committee sees the pubcaster return in 2018 and 2020.

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Rogers to end support for Viceland: report

The two media cos have partnered on the channel since 2015.

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Big Bang stands alone at the top: Numeris

The Good Doctor knocked the younger Sheldon from its number-two spot, while the American Music Awards made gains over last year.

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Overnights show Grey Cup audience increased

After seeing a decreased AMA last year, the CFL’s big game draws 4.3 million on TSN and RDS.

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Gusto announces its holiday schedule

Michael Bonacini and Jamie Oliver lead the food channel’s December/January lineup.

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Grey Cup lines up its sponsors

Brands returning to the action include Nissan, Shaw and more.

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Who is the modern Canadian news consumer?

A new study by the MTM shows that Canada’s most active news readers skew older, are more educated and more affluent.

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CBC’s media forum challenges preconceived ideas

What does The Simpsons have to do with an agency environment? Is there power in pixels? Three takeaway’s from the pubcaster’s event.

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The Sheldon Cooper combo wins again: Numeris

Young Sheldon continues to be nearly as successful as its Big Bang predecessor.

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CFL division finals draw larger audiences

Viewership was up 19% nationwide, with stronger showings in the winning cities of Toronto and Calgary.

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Raja Khanna to exit Blue Ant Media

After more than 10 years with the Toronto-based company, Khanna will leave his position as CEO of television and digital by the end of the year.

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CBC unveils Christmas programming lineup

The pubcaster’s festive slate includes a two-hour, B.C.-shot Murdoch Mysteries special and comedy MOW A Christmas Fury.

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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.