Television

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Heritage response to “What We Heard” report hints at what’s next

Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez said the government will require web giants to create Cancon and promote it on their platforms.

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Q3 brings steady growth at Corus

Double-digit increase in television ad revenues compensate for low subscription numbers.

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The Raptors’ final wins the week: Numeris

More than 5.1 million viewers tuned in for Game 6 to watch the Raptors take the NBA title.

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Canadians love binge-watching, but do they love their TV service?

The average binge-watcher consumes four hours of TV in one sitting.

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CBC revenue up in 2018 as private broadcasting slide continues: CRTC

Overall broadcasting revenues in Canada dipped by 1.2%, while CBC revenues jumped to $1.06 billion in its conventional TV business.

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ICYMI: Bob McCown signs off, CBC helps explain gynecology

Plus, new Much doc tackles the HIV stigma, and Littlekenny gives the Letterkenny crew an origin story on Crave.

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Upfronts ’19: Blue Ant partners with Xumo, Diply and more

As linear grows, the multimedia company wants to ensure it’s growing its digital footprint sustainably.

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The Amazing Race Canada hits a high for sponsors

The new season will also feature the return of Bell Media’s Super Pods.

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Upfronts ’19: Blue Ant unveils originals

New series will cover some of Canada’s most risk-taking workers and spooky hotels.

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The Raptors rapture continues: Numeris

Games three and four of the NBA Finals drew viewers in every Anglophone market.

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Raptors rake in the views for broadcasters, social media, brands

TSN and other networks broke records with Game 6 audiences, while Twitter and other brands have been quick to activate.

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Canada’s TV stable: GroupM

Even amidst digital gains, TV will see a stable two years – with digital playback a major driver.

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Sony, Roku pair to power sponsored ‘streaming guide’

The companies are giving home TV and movie viewers a more theatrical experience to promote the newest Spider-Man film.

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Dentsu dials back global ad spend forecast, but Canada still strong

The biggest drivers in Canada’s better outlook have been OOH and radio, both of which are growing more than expected.

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Despite digital growth, TV holding steady in Canada: report

Meanwhile, the average Canadian only reads seven minutes of print news per day.