Television

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TV drives advertising growth at TVA for Q2

The Quebec media giant and broadcast company made “deep budget cuts” this quarter, resulting in positive financials, says CEO

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ICYMI: Bruce Bowie retires, SheaMoisture goes experiential

Plus, Corus radio veteran Bruce Bowie retires in Edmonton and OMNI Television announces federal election debate coverage in four languages.

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Ad revenue, new subscribers drive BCE Q2 growth

Company achieved its fourth consecutive quarter of growth.

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The Amazing Race Canada hangs on at the top: Numeris

The Canadian reality series drew nearly 2 million viewers while a mix of drama and reality saw a three-way tie nationwide.

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Jordan Banks tapped as president of Rogers Media

The former Facebook exec will take the place of outgoing president Rick Brace (pictured), who is set to retire at the end of 2019.

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Corus extends relationship with Moores

This year, the annual Suit Drive will extend to other Global properties, with celebrities like Jason Priestley and Tan France lending a hand.

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ICYMI: Drag fever hits OUTtv, CP names first female EIC

Plus, season four of Global hit series ‘Private Eyes’ gets underway in Toronto with some familiar Canadian faces.

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Fall TV: CTV announces premiere dates

Big changes have come to the network on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Bell Media to acquire V, Noovo

The deal marks Bell Media’s first move into French-language conventional TV and includes ownership of ad-supported VOD Noovo.ca.

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The Amazing Race Canada continues its draw: Numeris

Coverage of the Calgary Stampede continues to take place in western markets, while nationally the country tunes into unscripted.

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Rogers’ big magazine sale puts media revenue down for Q2

Excluding the titles it sold to St. Joseph Communications, Rogers says its media revenues would have been flat – driven mainly by the strength of Sportsnet.

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The Amazing Race Canada debuts on top: Numeris

The Women’s World Cup Final, as well as the Stampede Parade in Calgary and Canada Day in the Capital shake up summer viewership.

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TekSavvy TV rolls out across Ontario

The new IPTV service from TekSavvy Solutions piloted earlier this year in Chatham-Kent, Ottawa and Toronto.

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CBC firms up fall schedule

Battle of the Blades is slated for a September return, while Family Feud Canada will hit screens four nights a week starting mid-December.

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What media are back-to-school shoppers consuming most?

Back-to-school marketing may start in mid-summer, but search trends show parents are tuning in differently.