Television

Doug Murphy

Takeaways from Corus’ talk at BMO’s telecom conference

Doug Murphy says broadcasters need to embrace the age of streaming and get what’s theirs.

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Global greenlights medical drama Nurses

The hour-long series, set to premiere next year, is produced in partnership with ICF Films and Piazza Entertainment.

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Steam Whistle makes a big return to TV

Marketing director Tim McLaughlin explains that the brand has shied away from buys that made it seem ‘too big’ or ‘no longer craft.’

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The Amazing Race Canada maintains stamina: Numeris

Although at the top, the CTV reality show did see a slight dip in viewership in its sixth week at number one.

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Amazing Race Canada approaches two million: Numeris

For the fifth straight week, Race made audience gains.

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Why GoodLife chose to return to TV

Marketing director Sharon Litwin says after three years of targeting millennials, it was time for a new approach.

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The ‘Ancestry’ of Gusto’s new cooking series

Gusto Worldwide Media, Ancestry and Bell Media have partnered on a 16-part series featuring cuisine inspired by people’s genetic backgrounds.

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Rogers leans into experiential for IgniteTV

While TV is necessary for brand messaging, VP Drew Stevenson said getting the product in people’s hands – while promoting Rogers’ fall programming – is a must for lead generation.

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City unveils its fall premiere dates

This year, the network is focusing on retaining older audiences and delivering more drama.

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How CRTC’s GLR decisions will affect broadcasters

Programs of national interest (PNI) expenditure for English-language broadcast groups will now be based on historical spend, up from 5% of revenues.

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Groupe V launches multi-platform ad offering

With the new offering, brands can now advertise simultaneously across Groupe V’s linear and digital channels during a primetime slot.

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Amazing Race Canada’s audience keeps growing: Numeris

Plus, Global’s Big Brother pulled into second place.

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CTV finalizes fall premiere dates

Plus, despite Roseanne’s sudden cancellation, CTV has a series in its place.

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How children affect Canadians’ consumption habits

YouTube and Netflix are more popular among families with kids, but those without young ones are catching up.

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CRTC renews nine broadcast licences

Channels including CHCH and Super Channel owner Allarco, have had their terms extended, some for as long as eight years.