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America’s Got Talent tops the week: Numeris

Reality TV dominated the ratings from July 24 to 30.

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Wayfair, Volvo go ‘off the grid’ with Corus

The brands have signed on as partners for Sarah Off the Grid, which follows HGTV host Sarah Richardson as she designs and builds her own family home in the country.

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Showcase sets fall schedule, Travelers return

The Corus-owned specialty channel also announced premiere dates for recently acquired U.S. series, The Sinner and Marvel’s Runaways.

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CBC, Netflix expand episode order for Anne season two

The second season is set to go live in 2018.

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Danone serves up a new sponsorship deal at the Rogers Cup

Oikos has joined on as a sponsor of the Montreal version of the tennis tournament with a goal of reaching both affluent professionals and families.

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Specialty sees increase in ad and subscription rev: report

Plus, VOD subscription revenue, which includes subscription services like CraveTV and Netflix, went down more than 9%.

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America’s Got Talent holds the top: Numeris

Meanwhile, CTV’s The Amazing Race Canada stayed in second place, but the gap between first and second narrowed slightly.

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CBC announces new dramatic miniseries

The series, about Canada’s tainted blood scandal, is called Unspeakable.

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Global unveils fall premiere dates

Corus Entertainment fills out its premier week with new ventures from Jeremy Piven, Anne Heche and Andrea Martin.

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Cable subscriptions drop, but less drastically than previous years: study

While cable saw the largest drop in subscriptions across all pay TV, IPTV saw a 13.8% lift in customers.

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Private conventional ad revenue down, CBC’s up: CRTC report

The CRTC’s 2016 financial summaries for private conventional television and the CBC show drops in local and national ad sales across conventional networks.

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De Grasse, Bolt to hit the track on CBC this August

In addition to an extended deal with the IAAF World Track and Field Championships, the pubcaster has also signed a four-year media rights partnership with Athletics Canada, which includes the 2020 Olympic Team Trials.

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MasterChef Canada heads to season five on CTV

The culinary series received the greenlight on the back of robust ratings, drawing 1.4 million viewers to its season four finale episode.

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Discovery scores with shark swim-off

Sunday night’s Phelps vs. Shark was the highest-rated Shark Week program for the past three years.

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America’s Got Talent reclaims the top spot: Numeris

After one week off the charts, the talent competition was back on top.