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Big Bang takes its final bow at 5.8 million viewers: Numeris

Talk about going out with a bang.

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FX outlines its summer plans

The Rogers-owned specialty net is hoping to strike gold once again with the return of Golden Globe-nominated drama Pose.

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Should traditional broadcasters join the OTT party?

A report by Digital TV Europe shows that the future of OTT could involve a hybrid model.

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Bell Media announces renewals ahead of Upfront

Renewals include Disasters at Sea, The Marilyn Denis Show and Mighty Trains.

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ICYMI: Sportsnet adds OTT day pass, Canada’s Worst Driver cancelled

Plus, CBC digs beyond business headlines in new radio show produced out of Calgary.

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Big Bang wins the week again: Numeris

While the CTV comedy captured the nation’s attention yet again, Raptors fevers put the NBA Playoffs on the board in Toronto.

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OMNI remains a must-carry: CRTC

After examining eight applications for a national multi-ethnic service, the commission said the Rogers-owned service best met its criteria.

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Clif Bar makes its TV buying debut

The snack bar company wants to communicate its brand values en masse.

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Numeris makes a move for global audience measurement

Four organizations are behind The Global Alliance for the Measurement of Media Audiences, representing 15% of worldwide ad spend.

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Out with a Bang: The Big Bang Theory finale, by the numbers

Last week, Big Bang‘s success effected everything it touched.

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Upfronts 2019: CBS talks OTT, Super Bowl and life after Big Bang

The network patted itself on the back as the “Belle of the OTT ball” and is looking ahead to future Super Bowl plans, but a lot can happen in a year.

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Upfronts 2019: Disney touts powerful partnerships and a significant slate

The two-hour presentation featured new programming across ABC, Freeform, FX, Nat Geo and ESPN, with plenty of social and SVOD strategy.

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Groupe V targets women with new specialty offering

The Quebec-based broadcaster has partnered with Lagardère Group to bring the Elle brand to TV.

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Shaw to sell Corus stake for $548 million

Shaw Communications will no longer hold an equity interest in Corus Entertainment once the offering closes later this month.