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MLS Cup closes record-breaking playoff season for TSN and RDS

Saturday night’s game was watched by an average audience of 1.5 million viewers on the Bell Media channels.

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Sportsnet posts a noteworthy November

Scott Moore, president of Sportsnet and NHL properties at Rogers on the assets that propelled the brand last month.

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CBC unveils more Canada 150 programming

For the sesquicentennial, the pubcaster is taking viewers on a cross-country train trip with a new series and looking to our future with another.

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NFL continues fight for sim sub

The league’s Canadian managing director has written to the U.S. Ambassador to Canada.

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Grey Cup wins the week: Numeris

The 104th annual sporting event earned more single-night viewers than any other daily program for the week of Nov. 20 to 26.

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Canada’s digital ad market share outpaces global average: study

The latest research by GroupM sees moderate growth across the ad world, with digital ad spend expected to represent nearly half of Canada’s ad market by 2017.

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Blue Ant Media brings BBC Earth to Canada

The Toronto media co has partnered with BBC Worldwide North America and will launch the factual channel early next year.

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How skinny basic fared through 2016: report

Eight in 10 Canadians made no significant changes to their cable packages, but half of subscribers are considered “at risk” of cutting the cord.

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Toronto/Montreal game beats previous MLS record on TSN and RDS

Wednesday night’s MLS Eastern Conference Championship was up 35% over the previous record.

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Telus takes on VIs for ‘bonus’ advertising: CRTC hearings

The telco accused vertically integrated services, specifically Bell, of freezing out Telus when it comes to soft news.

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W commissions The Bachelor Canada

After two seasons on Roger’s owned City, the reality series ran is headed to the Corus-owned specialty.

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Bell Media on turning the legacy ship and shuttering OTA transmitters: CRTC hearings

The media co’s representatives pushed for across-the-board parity in regulations on day two of the CRTC’s English hearing.

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Big Bang Theory takes the week: Numeris

The comedy series on CTV brought in more single-night viewers than any other daily program for the week of Nov. 13 to 19.

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Rogers Media makes its case for OMNI Regional: CRTC hearings

The media co also defended the shomi closure and discussed its approach to content ownership.

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Corus ask for flexibility to compete against SVODs: CRTC hearings

Execs from the entertainment company cited increased competition from SVODs – for programming, not just viewers – as one of the industry’s biggest challenges.