Television

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Crave growth drives good results for Bell Media

Although TV ad revenue was down due in part to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the telco and media giant boasted a strong performance in various segments.

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CRTC sets public hearing on V’s ownership change

Bell Media plans to acquire V and AVOD service Noovo.ca in a transaction valued at $25.2 million, with a tangible benefit package of around $2.5 million.

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Viewers love The Good Doctor: Numeris

Canadians tuned in to catch reality series’ as much as primetime dramas this week, while in Quebec ‘Tout le monde en parle’ draws viewers ahead of the federal election.

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ICYMI: The Current gives Matt Galloway the mic, Raptors break records

Plus, Refinery29 makes editorial moves under the Vice banner.

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Record numbers of viewers tune into election night coverage

CTV the most-watched linear broadcast of the night while digital platforms draw millions across all major networks.

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The Good Doctor continues to draw: Numeris

Hospital dramas were the top three most-watched shows this week across the country, while Debate 2019 drew viewers in Montreal only.

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Rogers Infinite drives Q3 revenue, media down

Sportsnet drove higher revenues, but the sale of most of the publishing division softened media revenue.

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A roundup of Election Night 2019 coverage

MiC breaks down the coverage planned from Canada’s four major broadcasters including linear, digital and radio broadcasts.

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TV ad revenue drives growth at Corus in Q4

“What a difference a year makes,” said CEO Doug Murphy, noting Corus’ 7% growth in its TV ad business for the year.

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Napa renews “It’s True” campaign with a focus on TV

According to the auto parts company, the first stage of the campaign resulted in an increase of business from younger customers.

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The Good Doctor keeps its lead: Numeris

NHL hockey draws viewers in nearly every market across the country except Montreal, averaging more than 100,000 viewers.

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Linear wins in Canada, but viewership lags behind U.S.

eMarketer’s annual Global Media Intelligence report shows that Canadians are less into TV, both on linear and digital, than nearby markets.

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J.P. Wiser’s goes national to ask, ‘drinks soon?’

The campaign aims to inspire folks to connect more often with out-of-home, dynamic ad insertion, and a special manifesto to help keep your word.

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ICYMI: More digital consolidation, Corus requests flexibility from CRTC

Plus, The Beaverton weighs in on the election and Stingray goes mass.

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How premiere week played out: CTV

The new schedule’s got heart, edge and views. But what are the areas content and programming president Mike Cosentino is watching most closely?