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Digital consumption, ad spend to rise: study

Video is the biggest driver in ad spend, but Canadians may have reached peak digital.

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Reminder: Submit your entry for Media Leader of the Year

Submissions will be accepted until July 8 and winners will be awarded at the Media Innovation Awards gala on Nov. 28.

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Upfronts ’19: CBC lifts the curtain on 2019/20 roster

Programming GM Sally Catto says between Battle of the Blades and Fridge Wars, there’s a lot for sponsors to love.

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Butterball to headline unscripted special

The turkey brand is looking to show that turkey is for everyone, not just older, white Canadians.

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Upfronts ’19: CTV announces a dramatic slate of U.S. pickups

Besides gritty dramas like Stumptown and For Life, entertaining picks like Bob Hearts Abishola and The Masked Singer are also coming.

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Big Bang takes its final bow at 5.8 million viewers: Numeris

Talk about going out with a bang.

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FX outlines its summer plans

The Rogers-owned specialty net is hoping to strike gold once again with the return of Golden Globe-nominated drama Pose.

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Gen Z loves screen time, but aren’t all impacted by influencers: study

Advertisers, marketing strategies will have to shift to reach this entrepreneurial generation with some old-school values.

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What was missing from the U.S. Upfronts?

Horizon Canada’s Cobi Zhang on what the networks said – and didn’t say.

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Should traditional broadcasters join the OTT party?

A report by Digital TV Europe shows that the future of OTT could involve a hybrid model.

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Spotted! Danone declares a revolution

Like the invention of the wheel or landing on the moon, Danone’s new 100% natural yogurt is a game changer, bursting across Dundas Square.

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RBC grabs top spot from BMO: Media Monitors

Financial services were the biggest buying category in Toronto.

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Bell Media announces renewals ahead of Upfront

Renewals include Disasters at Sea, The Marilyn Denis Show and Mighty Trains.