Television

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CBS All Access launches in Canada

Primetime programming like NCIS and Seal Team won’t be available on the SVOD until seven days after its Canadian linear broadcast.

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Media revenue up 12% for Rogers in Q1

While advertising played its part, the main driver in the revenue increase was higher distribution to the Blue Jays.

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TLN launches new “Colour Your Life” campaign

The cultural programming network hopes to appeal to new audiences with a taste for international food and travel.

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What are Canada’s couch potatoes watching?

In the next two years, OTT revenue is set to climb while TV’s could go way down.

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L’Oreal gets social with eTalk

While it normally integrates around red carpet season, the beauty brand is using social influencers for a more casual approach.

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Pinty’s extends its commitment to curling

The food brand will sponsor Sportsnet’s Grand Slam of Curling for another five years.

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Big Bang holds the top: Numeris

Meanwhile, Roseanne‘s post-premiere viewership numbers fell by more than one million.

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Boston Pizza embarks on largest ad spend of 2018

The big increase in spend is the result of the chain’s evolving menu strategy.

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Gusto’s new original to bow in June

Bonacini’s Italy follows chef Michael Bonacini as he dishes on unique recipes from specific regions of Italy.

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Sportsnet, TSN announce Raptors playoff details

The Raps recently set record viewership numbers on Sportsnet for one of its regular season games.

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Ram gets in on the NHL playoffs action

The auto manufacturer will promote a fantasy contest through a multiplatform campaign and sponsor a special radio segment.

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The Big Bang Theory comes back strong: Numeris

Roseanne also debuted with a bang, taking nearly three million viewers.

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Bell Media appoints new director for combined French TV sales

The media co. will combine sales teams for its French-language specialty and RDS channels into a lone sales outlet for Toronto.

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Bell Media experiments with audio on Google Home

VP of digital Barbara Escoto says using voice tech is part of the company’s efforts to reach its audience in more contexts.

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Sportsnet releases first set of Stanley Cup Playoff schedules

The broadcast will air on Sportsnet, CBC and OMNI.