Television

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Upfronts 2017: Rogers Media brings on the comedy and Cancon

City is the only network so far to add more new comedies than dramas, and has also snagged a few returning favourites from other Canadian networks.

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Rogers Media announces national CityNews expansion

The media co will be bringing local versions of the nightly news program to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Montreal.

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Upfronts 2017: Corus adds blockbuster series to specialty lineup

Showcase and ABC Spark will both be home to new Marvel series, while History will debut a scripted series from exec producer Jeremy Renner.

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Upfronts 2017: Six dramas, four comedies join Global schedule

Barbara Williams, EVP and COO at Corus Entertainment, on Global’s new content and how conventional TV is finding its footing again.

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Upfronts 2017: Bell Media makes a trio of specialty pickups

Superman prequel series Krypton will launch next year on Space, while the media company also bought two new shows for Bravo.

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Quebecor picks up Blue Moon, Ransom

The broadcaster made 10 additions for its 2017/18 slate across TVA and addikTV.

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Five brands signed on for the next Amazing Race Canada

Chevrolet and BMO are back for the next season of the popular CTV show alongside a few new brands.

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NCIS takes the top: Numeris

The action-drama pulled in an average of 2.23 million viewers on Global for the week of May 15 to 21.

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Bell Media unveils L.A. Screenings pickups

The 13-title acquisition roster, compared with eight last year, includes The Big Bang Theory spinoff Young Sheldon.

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Stingray picks up C Music Entertainment

The Montreal-based specialty TV service continues to grow its music video TV channel portfolio.

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Senators’ final game breaks ’17 Playoff record

The match marked the most-watched post-season game in franchise history.

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CBC goes for the X factor with OTT service

GM and CRO Jean Mongeau on the pubcaster’s upcoming English-language OTT service.

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The Big Bang Theory finale brings big numbers: Numeris

The season 10 finale drew in an average audience 3.7 million viewers, nearly doubling the audience of the next-most watched program, Survivor.

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A closer look at CBC’s dramatic slate

Why the pubcaster went dark for its fall schedule, what competition shows will face and how it’s changing the narrative for Sundays.

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Sportsnet gets into esports with ESL partnership

A big audience of gamers draws in Sportsnet NOW and Sportsnet 360.