Television

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A roundup of Election Night 2019 coverage

MiC breaks down the coverage planned from Canada’s four major broadcasters including linear, digital and radio broadcasts.

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TV ad revenue drives growth at Corus in Q4

“What a difference a year makes,” said CEO Doug Murphy, noting Corus’ 7% growth in its TV ad business for the year.

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Napa renews “It’s True” campaign with a focus on TV

According to the auto parts company, the first stage of the campaign resulted in an increase of business from younger customers.

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The Good Doctor keeps its lead: Numeris

NHL hockey draws viewers in nearly every market across the country except Montreal, averaging more than 100,000 viewers.

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Linear wins in Canada, but viewership lags behind U.S.

eMarketer’s annual Global Media Intelligence report shows that Canadians are less into TV, both on linear and digital, than nearby markets.

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J.P. Wiser’s goes national to ask, ‘drinks soon?’

The campaign aims to inspire folks to connect more often with out-of-home, dynamic ad insertion, and a special manifesto to help keep your word.

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ICYMI: More digital consolidation, Corus requests flexibility from CRTC

Plus, The Beaverton weighs in on the election and Stingray goes mass.

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How premiere week played out: CTV

The new schedule’s got heart, edge and views. But what are the areas content and programming president Mike Cosentino is watching most closely?

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How premiere week played out: Global

Corus’ Daniel Eves on the aging down of Global’s audience and the risks networks take with comedies.

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CTV says ‘I Do’ to Netflix on new unscripted project

I Do, Redo is Bell Media’s first partnership with Netflix on an unscripted series, and will be hosted by stylist Jessica Mulroney.

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Van Houtte soars to new heights with Cirque du Soleil

A 15-second spot filmed under the big top marks phase three of a campaign for the coffee distributor’s centenary.

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The Good Doctor takes it: Numeris

Fall TV returns with increased viewership across all markets as hospital dramas ‘The Good Doctor’ and ‘New Amsterdam’ draw viewers.

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How much election ad spend went to TV?

Plus, Zenith has dialed back its overall ad spending forecast for Canada in 2021.

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Boston Pizza gets serious about Saturdays with HNIC partnership

The Canadian chain is using Wednesdays and Thursdays to attract hockey fans to its locations during the big game.

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ICYMI: Corner Gas Animated reupped, TSN re-signs Bob McKenzie

Plus, Christian streaming platform Castle scraps its paywall and embraces a subscription-free model.