Television

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Rogers Media revenues drop 4% in Q4

Revenues decreased to $526 million from $550 million a year ago, largely due to a shorter Toronto Blue Jays playoff run.

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Canadians would go ad-free for $5 more per month: study

Many say they’re consuming more paid-subscription content than they were two years ago.

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Groupe V debuts reality dance competition with Rogers

Danser pour gagner doubles the channel’s homemade reality productions.

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Media Experts makes its picks for mid-season hits

The IPG agency looks to The Launch, a nameless show and the Olympics as big winners.

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Global picks up action and comedy series

Corus brings 9-1-1 and A.P. Bio to the schedule mid-stream.

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Big Bang holds the top: Numeris

With Young Sheldon and The Good Doctor also airing new episodes, CTV’s big three dominated most markets.

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Hockey Day in Canada gets an AMA boost

The average audience of the broadcast went up 7% from last year and 21% from 2016.

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Rogers and Vice part ways on Viceland

Months after reports said the partnership was ending, Vice is looking for new partners for its specialty TV content.

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Bell takes simsub dispute to Supreme Court

With Super Bowl LII less than three weeks away, Bell has requested a suspension of the CRTC’s simsub decision for the 2018 game and a reversal going forward.

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How TV fared over the holidays: Numeris

The CBC’s New Year’s special edged out City’s — but just barely.

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Groupe V Media beefs up V’s weeknights

Stéphane Rousseau’s new late-night variety show is positioned as an alternative to news on TVA and SRC.

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Ethnic Canadians prefer smartphones to TV: study

The inclination toward mobile usage may be driven by a higher degree of trust in online media.

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Big Bang outshines the Golden Globes: Numeris

Geeks reigned over glamour, but the Golden Globes did top some markets.

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Much adds a dark comedy to mid-season

Bell Media’s new office show offsets the return of two off-the-wall historical comedies on the pop culture specialty channel.

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Canadians notice more ads and are not always happy about it (study)

Canadian respondents to Kantar Millward Brown’s survey weigh in on multichannel effectiveness and their preferred ad media.