Articles Tagged ‘Bell Media’

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Twitter plugs into the MMVAs pre-show

The social platform’s first streaming deal with a Canadian partner will feature advertisements from Wendy’s and Virgin Mobile.

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Four trends from the 2017 upfronts

Brand safety was the key buzzword of the week, with broadcasters across the board saying pricing is expected to go up this year.

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Bell Media goes big for new digital screen

Astral Out-of-Home has converted the board above the old Hard Rock Café at Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square.

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Upfronts 2017: Bell adds more NFL, Lennox remains optimistic on Super Bowl overturn

CTV Two will begin airing Thursday night football games this fall.

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Wow Unlimited to acquire ad-supported channel from Bell Media

If approved, the channel will be rebranded as Wow and focus on children and youth programming.

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Upfronts 2017: Inside Bell Media’s feel-good schedule

Execs from the media co weigh in on how This is Us set the tone for programming 2017/18.

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Upfronts 2017: CTV goes for shows with heart

Bell Media is leaning heavily on family and heart with its new schedule, looking to recreate the success of This is Us and away from the military show trend.

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CTV expands its local news coverage

Six new regional stations will add localized versions of CTV News at Five.

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Upfronts 2017: Bell Media makes a trio of specialty pickups

Superman prequel series Krypton will launch next year on Space, while the media company also bought two new shows for Bravo.

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ICYMI: Jay and Dan team with Tim’s, Rogers Media gets patriotic

Plus: Seagram Cider signs three-year deal with Boots and Hearts Country Music Festival and Bravo to premiere a drama spoofing daytime talk shows.

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Five brands signed on for the next Amazing Race Canada

Chevrolet and BMO are back for the next season of the popular CTV show alongside a few new brands.

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Bell Media unveils L.A. Screenings pickups

The 13-title acquisition roster, compared with eight last year, includes The Big Bang Theory spinoff Young Sheldon.

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ICYMI: Bell Media kicks off French Open coverage; The CBC gets hip again

TSN will kick off the summer with 500 hours of tennis content, while CBC will do so with a re-broadcast of The Tragically Hip’s final show.

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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.