Articles Tagged ‘Bell Media’

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The Big Bang Theory finale brings big numbers: Numeris

The season 10 finale drew in an average audience 3.7 million viewers, nearly doubling the audience of the next-most watched program, Survivor.

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ACA and ACTRA granted intervenor status on simsub

The Association of Canadian Advertisers, which worries that the simsub ban will hurt advertisers and broadcasters alike, can now make their case to the Federal Court of Appeal.

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Another big week for Big Bang: Numeris

The long-running comedy brought in the highest average minute audiences across the country for the week of May 1 to 7, and also dominated in most regional markets.

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Five more years for English-language broadcasters: CRTC

A new policy for local TV and the introduction of a public consultation process before closing stations are among new rules as part of the licence renewals.

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Buyers talk: All I want for the upfronts is…

With presentations starting today, buyers talk about what they’d like to see in terms of content, what risks will pay off and how linear TV can compete with – or finally make friends with – digital.

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ICYMI: Snap’s first public financials, a new beginning for ‘Idol’

In case you missed it: The first public financial results saw some user growth – and a $2 billion net loss – for Snapchat, and American Idol has found a new U.S. network.

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Bell Media adds to Space Go, Bravo Go programming

The Handmaid’s Tale, Killjoys and Orphan Black will be available for on-the-go viewing.

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Big Bang returns to number one: Numeris

CTV claimed four out of the top five spots in the national market for the highest average minute audiences the week of April 24 to 30.

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Handmaid’s Tale premiere sets records for Bravo

The TV adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel becomes the most-watched premiere in five years for the Bell Media channel.

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Rob Farina takes on expanded role at Bell Media

The radio business veteran will take on a new title and new(-ish) duties as the media company aims to embrace the complementary nature of traditional radio and digital services.

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CTV unveils summer lineup

The Bell Media channel made a trio of international pickups, including the new Shonda Rhimes period drama Still Star-Crossed.

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NCIS wins the week: Numeris

The week of April 17 to 23 proved strong for Global, with four out of the top five daily programs airing on the network.

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You can’t compete on price alone: column

Bell Media’s Stuart Garvie calls out clients who change agencies to push down prices.

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The Big Bang Theory holds at number one: Numeris

The comedy on CTV brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of April 10 to 16, but much of the country’s attention may have been focused on hockey.

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New OTT product coming from BCE

The new offering was announced on Bell’s Q1 call, where it revealed the financial impact of the simsub rule changes.