Articles Tagged ‘CBC’

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ICYMI: CBC sets Alias Grace premiere date, GroupM launches new content company

In case you missed it: Smak has also hired Amanda Ploughman and Cineplex is opening another Rec Room.

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Ratings stay strong for Sportsnet and CBC in round two

While the number of Canadian teams in the playoffs have dwindled, the ratings on Sportsnet and CBC still held strong, with round two pulling in a higher average audience than round one.

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Stanley Cup playoffs round one: The media impact

The country’s hockey fever has led to more than nine billion minutes of playoff hockey watched across Sportsnet and the CBC and new records for Sportsnet.

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CBC to air Junos through 2023

A deal with CARAS sees the pubcaster broadcasting the 47th annual awards from Vancouver next March.

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CRTC to review CBC, digital media

As part of its three-year plan, the commission will look to renew and monitor the pubcaster’s licence, as well as research the financial state of digital media.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs game two up 181% from 2016

After a Canada-free post-season in 2016, ratings have unsurprisingly rebounded.

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ICYMI: New Rogers CEO starts next week, Lyne Robitaille to lead magazines at TVA

In case you missed it: Joe Natale is starting at Rogers next Wednesday, Lyne Robitaille is adding supervision of TVA Publications to her role and Arlene Dickinson is returning to Dragons’ Den.

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Less commercial time, more Canadian hockey

Rogers Media’s Scott Moore and Anthony Attard detail the media co’s plans for the Canada-heavy first round of the NHL playoffs.

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CBC adds new web series on first responders

Save Me, starring Queer as Folk‘s Fab Filippo, is hosted on YouTube and dives into the world of professionals dealing with medial emergencies.

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Two comedies returning to CBC

Mr. D and Workin’ Moms both saw renewals this week.

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CBC greenlights Shaftesbury’s Frankie Drake

The female-led period detective drama, created by Murdoch Mysteries scribes Carol Hay and Michelle Ricci, goes to camera this summer in Toronto.

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Heartland renewed at CBC

The Alberta-shot drama will surpass 190 episodes during its eleventh season.

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Anne debut pulls in 815K for CBC

The revamped version targeted multiple generations with a launch campaign that included new uses of Snapchat for the pubcaster.

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Ancestry digs into Canada’s history with CBC

Details on the brand stepping into branded vignettes with the pubcaster.