Television

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Young Sheldon reigns victorious: Numeris

Big Bang pulled in a smaller average audience than its prequel series.

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Pay TV popular, but viewed as ‘supplemental’: study

A new study by TiVo shows that most people combine OTT and TV, but view them differently.

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TSN zeroes in on Canadian stories

After seven years, the popular docuseries will return to the airwaves.

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TVA Group ups two VPs

Denis Rozon is the new VP, productions, operations and technology and Anick Dubois is now VP, finance.

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Food Network brings all-stars together in new series

The airing of Buddy vs. Duff coincides witha national free preview for Food Network.

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Linear and online content mix well: study

According to the Media Technology Monitor, nearly half of Canadians consume a healthy diet of both traditional and digital media.

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ICYMI: Twitter to stream Lets Talk special, Snap loses another

Plus, one Canadian comedian is on the roster of celebrities in the new Big Brother run.

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Bell Media talks its super pod strategy

The Launch will serve as a launching ground for single-advertiser commercial breaks ranging from 15 seconds to two minutes.

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Canadian ad spend growth outpacing global average: Dentsu

Chief commercial officer Hisham Ghostine says while things are looking up for the country’s ad spend, platforms need to stay current.

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Big Bang, New Year’s coverage take the top: Numeris

While The Big Bang took English audiences, the big bang of fireworks for New Year’s Eve harnessed the power of the Francophone market.

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Global adds Ransom to midseason schedule

The Canadian drama will air on Saturdays.

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CRTC approves TVA acquisition of Serdy Media

Serdy president and CEO Sébastien Arsenault called the decision to sell Zeste and Evasion “necessary to sustain both channels’ growth.”

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Karine Moses appointed president of Bell Media Quebec

Moses will lead all programming, production and scheduling operations for RDS, in addition to her other responsibilities.

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How TV fared over the holidays: Numeris

Viewers were split between news, sports and the occasional rerun during a period where audiences were generally lower.

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Strong TV results propel Corus to growth in Q1

The entertainment giant has credited popular new and returning shows such as FBI and New Amsterdam for the lift.