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CBC to air Junos through 2023

A deal with CARAS sees the pubcaster broadcasting the 47th annual awards from Vancouver next March.

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Rogers posts media gains in Q1

The telco also posted a 6% bump in overall profits, thanks in part to $26 million gain in its media business.

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The Big Bang Theory holds the top, but Hockey Night creeps up: Numeris

The comedy on CTV brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of April 3 to 9, but the Leafs’ playoff-cinching match drew big audiences across all markets.

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Growth in OTT may have led to a peak in high-definition receivers: study

Meanwhile, high-definition TV sets are so popular, even one quarter of “tuned-out” Canadians own them. But the same cannot be said for Ultra HD.

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We’re on the hunt for artistic philanthropists

Want to donate the brilliant output of your side project labours and reap Stimulant fame?

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CRTC to review CBC, digital media

As part of its three-year plan, the commission will look to renew and monitor the pubcaster’s licence, as well as research the financial state of digital media.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs game two up 181% from 2016

After a Canada-free post-season in 2016, ratings have unsurprisingly rebounded.

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Peter Mears named global COO at Havas

He moves over from Initiative to take on the newly created role.

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Pre-roll offers more value for advertisers than social video: study

While consumers feel that branded social video is more cohesive in terms of content, most found pre-roll ads more engaging and led to better brand recall.

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Robert Meth joins EQ Works

The real-time location technology company has added a VP of partnerships to meet a period of growth.

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RBC buys the top: Media Monitors

The bank bought the most airtime in Toronto for the week of April 10 to 16.

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Chronicle Herald acquires Transcontinental properties

The acquisition will see a new parent company known as SaltWire Network Inc., making it the largest media company in Atlantic Canada.

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Corus rebrands client marketing division

One year after acquiring Shaw Media, VP Barb McKergow gives details on the division’s new name.

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Ad safety: Isn’t this the Google we created?

Sarah Ivey from Agents of Necessity on how the industry made the digital media unicorns that are now having their feet held to the fire.

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Cable in decline, but still the number-one TV delivery method: study

Three quarters of Canadians still pay for TV in some form and most prefer cable. But fibre optic share is steadily rising.