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Global News has reporters shape new campaign

In an effort to increase its viewer loyalty in the Calgary and Edmonton markets, the network used social videos in addition to its traditional TV spots.

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Corus posts below-estimate revenues for Q1

The consolidated company’s TV business reported a 5% revenue decline from the previous year.

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Mid-season TV checkup

We caught up with execs from Canada’s major networks to get the inside scoop on their mid-season strategy, from old faves to (potential) new hits.

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Patrick Grierson to retire from Canadian Broadcast Sales

The industry veteran will leave his post next May.

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W commissions The Bachelor Canada

After two seasons on Roger’s owned City, the reality series ran is headed to the Corus-owned specialty.

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Corus ask for flexibility to compete against SVODs: CRTC hearings

Execs from the entertainment company cited increased competition from SVODs – for programming, not just viewers – as one of the industry’s biggest challenges.

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Broadcasters call for new funding models

Increased flexibility, changes to the tax credit system and a debate over rights ownership: the media cos make their cases for operating in a new digital world.

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ICYMI: Fewer judges at Cannes Lions, new safety tools at Twitter

In case you missed it: Cannes Lions is dropping the number of judges in 2017, more muting tools come to Twitter and Elle Canada has a new editor-in-chief.

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Corus, Kin, Cineplex awarded at Digi Awards

The media companies were among the winners at the show, which was hosted in Toronto.

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Kin Canada adds new brand partners and influencers

Based on its two years of success, the MCN, which counts YouTuber AmandaMuse among its members, is using the Canadian model for its international growth strategy.

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Shaftesbury and Ubisoft partner on digital series

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its new linear and digital series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.

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Corus feeds the food genre with new channel

The media co is bringing the successful U.S. Cooking Channel north of the border, even as Canadian competition in cuisine heats up.

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Corus fiscal ’16 revenues up 44%

In its first full-year financial report since acquiring Shaw Media, the company’s fiscal results were in line with expectations.

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Hockey Wives headed to season three

New episodes of the Bristow Global-produced docuseries are expected to air in spring 2017.

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Bull takes the week: Numeris

The new drama on Global was the most-viewed daily program in Canada for the week of Sept. 19 to 25.