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People Moves: Abacus, MediaIQ and more

Media iQ’s latest hires mark 20 new faces for its Toronto office in the last year.

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CRTC launches survey into content consumption

As the commission embarks on a quest to determine the future of Canada’s content distribution system, it’s asking Canadians why they watch content the way they do.

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TheScore delves deeper into gaming on Facebook

A new fantasy sports product offers an easy entry point for new audiences as the company continues investing in digital channels.

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The uncertain future of Amazon Echo ads

Media agencies are readying themselves for ads on Alexa despite Amazon’s denials. But one expert advises caution.

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Jim Shaw dies at 60

Shaw Communications’ “master company builder” was an iconic presence in Canada’s broadcast industry.

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Mercedes-Benz embarks on its biggest AMG campaign

The focus is a cinema buy tapping into Cineplex’s enhanced seating options.

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CTV extends its order of The Launch

The much-anticipated reality series will get one extra broadcast episode and a new, CraveTV-exclusive extension.

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Christmas gives Young Sheldon his first week on top

The family comedy finally had its moment in the spotlight.

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Influencers strong on engagement: study

A new Canadian survey from Nielsen suggests Instagram images and Boomerangs keep people hooked better than traditional video, but video drives stronger awareness.

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City keeps the Grammy Awards

The Rogers Media-owned network will broadcast the music industry’s big night for another three years.

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Fall TV strategies carry into mid-season

Our TV checkup shows most of the major networks are sticking to “escapist” programming this winter to draw viewers in.

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The Sheldon Cooper duo strikes again: Numeris

The Good Doctor was on leave for the week, leaving Young Sheldon to take #2 in most markets.

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Auto dominates in Toronto, electronics in Montreal: Media Monitors

Rather than retailers and electronics buying the most radio advertising in Toronto during Boxing Week, the week was dominated by auto dealership buys.

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MiC’s newsletter returns Jan. 3

Happy Holidays from Media In Canada!

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Global brings back fall favourites for mid-season

It will only introduce one new show, and will also use Facebook to live-stream the premiere of Mary Kills People.