Who’s judging this year’s CASSIES?

Awards

The 2015 panel is unveiled, with two weeks to go until the final submissions deadline.



Maker Studios adds former AOL exec to c-suite

DigitalMobilePeople Moves

Charles Gabriel makes the jump to a newly created role at Maker after serving as SVP of global video sales at AOL.



Yahoo bringing mobile strategy to Canada

Mobile

Featuring swipes instead of scrolls, Yahoo! is launching its visually focused Android app in the country.



CMT tests channel’s new direction online

DigitalTelevision

The Corus channel is launching its first-ever web series, Tornado Hunters, online with plans to use it as a launching pad for an eventual broadcast slot.



Bell, Rogers to shutter Viewer’s Choice

Television

Viewer’s Choice Canada co-owners Bell and Rogers are shutting down the pay-per-view service this fall.



AOL debuts Road to Disrupt doc series

Digital

Produced by AOL Studios, all 12 episodes of the series are available for streaming in the US, UK and Canada.



Under the Dome takes the viewership prize: Numeris

Television

The Global show topped the charts, while the World Cup was the most viewed weekly program for June 30 to July 6, 2014.



World Cup by the numbers: who was watching, and how

DigitalMobileTelevision

The CBC reports that an average of 4.9 million tuned into the final game on Sunday, making it the most watched match in Canadian World Cup history.



Telus to throw hat into the broadcast ring

Television

The telco has a greenlight from the CRTC to operate a pay-per-view channel across Canada.