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Upfronts 2018: ABC and life after Shondaland (blog)

Scandal’s cancellation will be compensated for by Station 19, but overall, ABC’s schedule is keeping it safe.

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Sheldon stays on top: Numeris

The Big Bang Theory and its prequel captured the attention of every Anglophone market in Canada.

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Touche wins big (again) at the Festival of Global Media

For the second year in a row, the Canadian agency took home the coveted Agency of the Year award.

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The skinny on ad skipping in Canada

Magna’s deep dive into Canadians’ tolerance for online video ads.

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St. Joseph brings Cocktail Week to Toronto

The event is set for October and will highlight Toronto neighbourhoods with cocktails from the city’s top bars and bartenders.

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Upfronts 2018: Fox courts an older crowd (blog)

Some of Fox’s new shows buck the network’s longstanding trend of chasing younger audiences.

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Media AOY entry deadline extended

Missed the May 14 deadline? Don’t worry, you have another 10 days to state your intent to enter the annual awards program.

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Canadian Cannes jurors announced

Nine local industry execs, including Touché’s Alain Desormiers, are among those who will help decide this year’s Lion winners.

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Upfronts 2018: NBC plays it safe (blog)

Eight new shows are slated for the network, with the most anticipated being another new medical drama.

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Hudson’s Bay, CTV take top spots: Media Monitors

While financial services dominated Toronto’s top category for another week, the auto sector was #1 in Montreal.

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Nominations open for Media Leader of the Year award

Entries will be accepted until June 4.

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Video spend set to rise despite contentious standards: study

Few marketers are completely satisfied with current viewability metrics, but video spend is still set to rise.

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CBC partnership signals shift toward TV automation

Software provider NeverCryWolf will take human interpretation out of TV traffic instructions.

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Spotted! Walmart’s tribute to Moms

The superstore chain gave mothers star status for the weekend with a temporary refresh of its sign.