Television

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Pelmorex snaps up Nikon sponsorship for Storm Hunters

On top of an on-screen presence, the camera maker will become the official supplier of all the Weather Network’s mobile teams.

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Two comedies returning to CBC

Mr. D and Workin’ Moms both saw renewals this week.

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Despite low TV revenue, Corus sees $102.7M profit for Q2

The media company reported consolidated revenues of $368.2 million, nearly doubled from the same period a year ago, helped largely by its acquisition of Shaw Media last year.

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Survivor holds at number one: Numeris

The reality show on Global brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of March 20 to 26, but TV preferences varied wildly by region.

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CBC greenlights Shaftesbury’s Frankie Drake

The female-led period detective drama, created by Murdoch Mysteries scribes Carol Hay and Michelle Ricci, goes to camera this summer in Toronto.

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Juno ratings hold steady on CTV

Shawn Mendes walking the red carpet was the most Tweeted moment of Sunday night’s award show.

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History announces digital and linear Canada 150 titles

The Corus-owned specialty network has announced three new unscripted series, including the socially shareable Thank You Canada.

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Player integrations rule 2017 Blue Jays season on Sportsnet

VP of integrated sales Anthony Attard with details on new partners and how existing sponsors have upped their game.

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Bell Media cuts jobs, tweaks local sports coverage

The media company has reduced the number of broadcast positions at local stations as part of a larger restructuring at the company.

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Survivor takes the top: Numeris

The reality show on Global brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of March 13 to 19.

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Bell Media gets Canadian exclusive for The Handmaid’s Tale

The 10-part first season of the dystopian drama will be coming to Bravo and CraveTV.

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Just For Laughs creates dedicated branded content division

The media company will now move away from experiential sponsorship integrations to original content with a comedic twist.

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Feds propose review of Broadcasting, Telecom Acts

The Liberal government has released its 2017 budget, which calls for modernizing the Acts and includes funding for cultural infrastructure.

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TV and digital dominate consumer complaints: Ad Standards

Digital now represents one quarter of the complaints logged for advertising, most of which are based on inaccurate information.

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Heartland renewed at CBC

The Alberta-shot drama will surpass 190 episodes during its eleventh season.