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Global unveils fall premiere dates

New dramas, comedies and reality shows will bolster the conventional network’s lineup.

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Growth in Canada’s digital video spend slowing: report

Although digital video has a larger piece of the ad spend pie than ever, its growth has been tapering off.

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Buyers talk life after Big Bang

While the loss of Canada’s top TV show is significant, CTV can remain king of ratings, say TV buyers.

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Baroness von Sketch renewed

The comedy show has seen greater success online than on linear.

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ThePostGame to sell media rights for Canada Soccer, CPL

The L.A.-based agency sees local passion and global appetite for the sport as the key to marketing teams that haven’t played a single game yet.

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Amazing Race Canada makes gains: Numeris

Now on a four-week streak, it pulled farther ahead of America’s Got Talent.

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CRTC renews broadcast licences for eight Blue Ant channels

Channels including Love Nature, Cottage Life and Makeful were renewed until August 2023.

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Global ad spend on TV to stay strong: study

According to Strategy Analytics, TV is still a major money-maker.

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Marshalls signs on as Stitched sponsor

The retailer will be prominent in most episodes, promoting its accessory products throughout the fashion-themed series.

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Bell Media becomes Vice Media’s broadcast partner in Canada

A new long-term deal sees Vice content come to CraveTV and linear channels.

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HGTV unveils fall lineup

No sponsors have been announced yet, but the specialty net’s shows have previously integrated brands ranging from CPG to financial institutions.

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CBC, Netflix renew Anne

The drama has been given the greenlight for a third season, prior to its season two premiere on CBC this fall.

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Amazing Race Canada holds the lead: Numeris

The Canadian reality show is on a three-week streak.

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TLN makes its biggest investment ever in Serie A deal

Network president Aldo Di Felice said the partnership “bucks the trend” of putting soccer behind paywalls.

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Habs’ playoffs absence may have dogged Quebecor’s media in Q2

Revenue for media fell by 6.5%, although TVA Network’s market share remained stable.