Television

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World Series ends on a win for Sportsnet

The game seven match is the most-watched World Series game in the history of the network.

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Bell given the go-ahead to appeal simsub ruling

The Federal Court of Appeal has granted Bell the right to challenge the CRTC’s ruling, but with a significant caveat.

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CRTC to allow ads on pay TV channels

The regulator has made the ruling to level the playing field in light of the removal of genre protection.

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Bell Media sees growth in Q3

Subscriber revenues were up 14.6%, largely as a result of CraveTV growth and the expansion of TMN.

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Big Bang Theory wins the week: Numeris

The comedy series on CTV brought in the most single-night viewers of all daily programs for the week of Oct. 16 to 22.

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Bell Media commissions Tragically Hip doc

The feature, produced by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, will roll out across the media co.’s platforms and in theatres in 2017.

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Why Sunni Boot is backing the launch of a new music channel

The former media exec is on the board for the launch of Vintage TV Canada, which is now available on Shaw.

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Shaftesbury and Ubisoft partner on digital series

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its new linear and digital series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.

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Big Bang Theory takes the week: Numeris

The comedy series on CTV pulled in the most single-night viewers of all daily programs for the week of Oct. 9 to 15.

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Linear TV viewing dropped in 2015: CRTC

The regulator’s annual report found TV revenue declined 3.4%.

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Bell Media takes a new angle for Fantastic Beasts

The newest film based on J.K. Rowling’s work will be promoted in Canada through new platforms, including Snapchat, iHeartRadio and Much Digital Studios.

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Spotted! Intact breaks the ice

The insurance company has partnered with RDS on a ground-breaking OOH activation.

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CraveTV’s new Showtime strategy

The streamer will be airing series day-and-date with the U.S. broadcast beginning with season three of The Affair next month.

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Corus feeds the food genre with new channel

The media co is bringing the successful U.S. Cooking Channel north of the border, even as Canadian competition in cuisine heats up.

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Big Bang Theory wins the week: Numeris

The comedy series on CTV pulled in more single-night viewers than any other daily program for the week of Oct. 2 to 8.