Articles Tagged ‘CBC’

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CBC proposes ad-free model in Heritage filing

The pubcaster said it should move to a model akin to the BBC, which would require almost $400 million in additional government funding.

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Conservative leadership hopefuls take aim at CBC

The public broadcaster is currently facing growing dissent over advertising competition, with leadership candidate Kellie Leitch proposing scrapping the corporation all together.

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CBC sets winter schedule for new, returning series

Workin’ Moms (pictured), Pure, Bellevue and True North Calling will receive their broadcast premieres in January and February.

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Salvation Army partners with Murdoch Mysteries on holiday special

The organization is being integrated into a special episode, as well as a TV and online brandsell.

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ICYMI: ‘Trashy’ ad tops OOH Showdown, V Media’s new CFO

Quebecor’s anti-garbarge wins OOH award, V Media taps Eric Marceau to lead finances and CraveTV nabs MGM’s 007 catalogue.

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ICYMI: New CBC comedy, TwentyTen Group taps new leader

In case you missed it: The CBC has commissioned a new comedy from the creators of Trailer Park Boys, TwentyTen Group has promoted Bill Cooper and Westworld posts a record-breaking premiere.

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Blog: OTT video taking over in Canada?

MediaCom Canada’s CCO Michael Neale says regardless of the outcome of today’s FCC vote in the U.S., OTT video will remain on the outskirts of Canadian media.

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CBC to air The Secret Path special from Gord Downie

The animated film was written and directed by Downie and tells the story of a First Nations boy who died fleeing from a residential school.

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Peter Mansbridge announces retirement

The CBC mainstay will step away from his post at The National in 2017.

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The Tragically Hip takes the week: Numeris

The band’s final performance on CBC garnered the most viewers for the week of Aug. 15 to 21, 2016.

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The impact of The Hip

Can you measure a feeling? IMI International has attempted to, compiling live and post-event data around last week’s iconic concert event.

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CBC marks record Olympics viewership

Though slow out of the blocks, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio posted an 11% increase in average viewership over the previous Games in London.

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Still so gloriously hip

Gord Downie and his band pull in some mammoth numbers for the live airing of their Kingston concert on the CBC and online.

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Rio 2016: Inside the CBC’s branded-content engine room

How working branded content into live TV is giving the CBC experience in collaborating with brands for the upcoming 2018 Winter Games.

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Rio 2016 takes the week: Numeris

The 2016 Olympic Games’ opening ceremony drew the most single-night viewers for the week of Aug. 1 to 7.