Articles Tagged ‘CBC’

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CBC inks CPL deal

Of the 20 games broadcast, 10 will be exclusive to the CBC on linear.

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ICYMI: Game of Thrones sets streaming record; A new IPTV launches

Plus, CBC will bring back an old favourite.

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CBC cancels Street Legal reboot after one season

The pubcaster, which saw big views for new series such as Coroner and Burden of Truth, couldn’t find the same magic with the reboot.

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CBC takes sketch comedy from stage to screen with new series

The series will focus on male friendship, toxic masculinity and race, filtered through a comedy lens.

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Coroner, Burden of Truth among CBC renewals

The pubcaster has renewed 10 original series for the coming broadcast year.

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ICYMI: Schitt’s Creek signing off

Dan Levy says the decision to end the show came from its own creative staff.

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Did CBC’s social-heavy Junos strategy pay off?

CBC and CARAS took an integrated, cross-platform approach to the annual awards show, netting a high of 1.3 million viewers and some social-media wins.

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ICYMI: Corner office shifts at MDC

Plus, new audio content from CBC and new reality series on Discovery.

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CBC appoints new sales leader for sports

Joe Gottfried has left MLSE after five years of directing sales and global integrations.

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Netflix on the rise, Corus brands strong with viewers: study

SRG’s Digital Life study looks closely at which TV brands are top-of-mind for Canadians.

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CBC builds out kids content strategy, Gem originals

Detention Adventure will be the first kids scripted series to debut exclusively on Gem.

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ICYMI: CBC gets social for comedy contest

Plus, Publicis’ revenue comes up short of expectations.

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Barb Williams to join CBC as EVP

Williams, who announced her retirement from Corus Entertainment in October, will assume the new role in May.

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Returning series post strong ratings for CBC

Season two of Burden of Truth saw a 50% increase in average audience, while Coroner was the pubcaster’s most-watched drama premiere in four years.

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CBC whips up more Great Canadian Baking Show

Season two of the format was the CBC’s most-watched factual entertainment series during the 2017/18 broadcast season.