Rogers Media paints dire picture of conventional TV

Television

Rogers Media president Keith Pelley told CRTC regulators Tuesday that he wants “flexibility” to ensure the OMNI stations remain competitive in a fast-changing digital landscape.



Dentsu Aegis expands leadership group

People Moves

Hisham Ghostine joins the agency from Omnicom and Jennifer Clark is promoted.



Newad launches French maternity blog

Digital

TPLmoms.com, a mom-centric spinoff of the Ton Petit Look lifestyle site, targets urban Quebec mothers.



MediaCom rolls out sponsorship evaluation tools

Sponsorship

The global media agency now offers Connected Sponsorship tools in Canada and other markets.



What are your followers sharing?: blog

blogsDigitalMobile

Paul Cowan SVP of client development at Performance Content Group, analyzes one million followers of 52 branded Twitter accounts and comes up with some unsettling results.



Game of Thrones premiere tops one million on HBO Canada

Television

Sunday night’s premiere was the most-watched launch episode for the channel to date.



Globe and Mail director moves to Jones Media

DigitalMobilePeople MovesPrint

Andrea Fernandes has joined the company as its VP of business development.



The Grid’s strategic update

DigitalPrint

The free weekly is trimming its size and adding more news content beginning with this week’s edition.



AOL renews four series

DigitalMobile

#CandidlyNicole, City.ballet., The Future Starts Here and Hardwired will return to the AOL On Network, with a Canadian NewFront to come following the event in New York City.



AToMiC shortlist: part two

Awards

Keep ‘em coming. Strategy, Playback and release the shortlists for the AToMiC Idea and ROI categories.