Articles Tagged ‘CBC’

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Hockey Night in Canada premiere sees four-year high

The presence of all seven Canadian teams across five games helped pull the opening night up 13% higher than that in 2016.

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ICYMI: Cineplex’s new Playdium concept

Plus, CBC/Radio-Canada’s Winter Olympics coverage and Quebec’s provincial streamer tax.

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CBC signs on as official gymnastics broadcaster

CBC will cover the four-day event with 20 hours of content on linear and digital, building on CBC’s Road to the Olympic Games strategy.

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Heritage minister’s culture policy offers vision, few hard details

The government’s Creative Canada vision lays out a plan for the digital future to mixed reactions.

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Rick Mercer Report to end after 15th season

The final season premieres on the CBC tomorrow.

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CBC audiences turn to digital

The pubcaster reached more Canadians online than ever before, according to its annual report, but it struggled to hit its TV audience share targets.

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CBC ad revenue spikes in 2016/2017

Revenues jumped 20.3%, largely thanks to the 2016 Rio Olympics, according to its annual report.

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Are advertisers ‘falling’ back in love with TV?

All four of Canada’s major English conventional broadcasters have reported sales are up for fall TV, citing a repatriation of digital ad dollars – but is the pendulum swing permanent?

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Toyota axes ad breaks for cross-platform campaign

Capitalizing on the massive popularity of French police drama District 31, the Quebec Toyota Dealers Association is sponsoring an extra-long season premiere.

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CBC Sports picks up Summer Universiade

The 11-day tournament has found its first official Canadian media partner in the CBC.

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CBC announces fall premiere dates

On top of the new dramas and unscripted series rolling out, the revamped version of The National returns Nov. 6.

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CBC, Netflix expand episode order for Anne season two

The second season is set to go live in 2018.

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CBC announces new dramatic miniseries

The series, about Canada’s tainted blood scandal, is called Unspeakable.

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New hosts, new format for CBC’s flagship newscast

A team of four will lead the pubcaster’s flagship news show as of this November.

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Local radio ad sales see steepest decline in five years: report

At the same time, national sales saw an increase, but the growth rate is slowing for that revenue.