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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.

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Digital and print revenue down for Yellow Pages, but losses decrease

Total revenue decreased by more than 10% and customer count is also down, but the company’s CEO remains optimistic.

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Postmedia extends financial tech collaboration to 2020

The deal with Mogo aims to help the fintech company build brand awareness through Postmedia’s 200-plus news platforms.

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Videology files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The ad tech company is also entering into a conditional assets purchase agreement with Amobee.

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ICYMI: CBC sales shift, Royal Wedding details

Global and CTV unveil their coverage plans for the big day.

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Supreme Court to hear Bell Media’s simsub appeal

Canada’s top court said the appeal gives it an opportunity to consider judicial review of actions taken by administrative bodies like the CRTC.