Shaw Media orders fourth season of Vikings for History

Television

The History series will shoot an unspecified number of new episodes in spring 2015.



CRTC proposes new customer code for BDUs

Television

The final decision from Let’s Talk TV is a draft code that would require TV services to provide customers with easy-to-understand agreements, among other stipulations.



Virginia Pino joins Engagement Labs

People Moves

Pino joins the social media metrics company as VP analytics and insights, under new CEO Bryan Segal.



Brands key focus of planning for new HGTV show

DigitalTelevision

Calling the format “branded content on steroids,” the show will bring HGTVs roster of hosts into one new production for The House that HGTV Built.



Facebook creates ‘Blueprint’ for marketers

Digital

Details on the formalized training program, and how the social media co is now allowing interactions with new third-part apps, like Keek and Bitstrips.



CBC reveals new Dragons

Television

Following the latest addition of Joe Mimran, the pubcaster’s flagship factual series completes its talent makeover with two new additions. (CBC’s Jennifer Dettman and Jim Treliving pictured.)



Canadian cord-cutting rose sharply in 2014: Report

Research

Major Canadian TV providers last year lost a record 65,000 TV subscribers, Boon Dog Professional Service’s latest research reveals.



Competition Bureau okays Postmedia-Sun Media deal

DigitalPrint

The Competition Bureau confirms it will not challenge the media co’s proposed acquisition of Sun Media’s 175 English titles.



Astral boosts OOH presence in Montreal transit hubs

Out Of Home

The new Reseau AMT Digital Terminus network spans three transit stations serving Montreal.



Big Brother Canada returns to over one million viewers

DigitalTelevision

The reality show debuted across Global and Slice on Monday.