The Big Bang Theory wins the week: Numeris

Television

The laugher took the most single-night viewers for the week of April 27 to May 3.



AOL Canada sells out Originals slate

DigitalMobile

Amplifi, IPG Mediabrands/UM Canada and Omnicom Media Group have all signed on as partners for the first set of Canadian shows to be produced by the company.



Canada takes four at Festival of Media

Awards

Carat, Dive Networks and Touche! were all winners at this year’s global festival, which wrapped last night in Rome.



Upfronts 2015: ABC stacks its mid-season

blogsTelevision

Carolyn Froude, director at Maxus Canada, on ABC’s new slate, including reimagined versions of The Muppets and Uncle Buck.



Evolve Media expands French focus

DigitalPeople Moves

The digital company has hired Khatir Soltani as part of its plan to carve out space in Quebec and overseas French markets.



Juice Mobile partners with Krux

Mobile

The company is adding publisher-defined audience segments to its Nectar platform with the new partnership.



Verizon to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion

Digital

Analysts say the bid will turn the telco giant into a vertically integrated company with a massive platform to increase its content distribution.



What’s new in OOH: Pattison and Outfront go big

Out Of Home

Outfront has new boards at Yonge-Englinton in Toronto and Pattison has installed a new digital display along the Windsor border.



Upfronts 2015: Fox gets funny and brings back the spooky

Television

Victoria Morris, director of trading at Mindshare Canada, says Fox has a hit on its hands with Scream Queens, and excitement is building for the relaunch of The X-Files.



Upfronts 2015: NBC adds drama for fall

Television

Carolyn Froude, director at Maxus, rounds-up the new shows, including why she sees good things for Blindspot.