Articles Tagged ‘Corus’

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ICYMI: History buzzes with Bud Dynasty, jobs saved at Vancouver Sun

In case you missed it: A banner year for The Walrus and L’Actualité, a new feature on Facebook messenger and new agreement for the Vancouver Sun.

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Despite low TV revenue, Corus sees $102.7M profit for Q2

The media company reported consolidated revenues of $368.2 million, nearly doubled from the same period a year ago, helped largely by its acquisition of Shaw Media last year.

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Survivor holds at number one: Numeris

The reality show on Global brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of March 20 to 26, but TV preferences varied wildly by region.

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History announces digital and linear Canada 150 titles

The Corus-owned specialty network has announced three new unscripted series, including the socially shareable Thank You Canada.

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ICYMI: The Olympics are returning to Snapchat; Postmedia launches pro-journalism campaign

In Case You Missed It: A new campaign for Postmedia, a new look for Golf Canada, a new way to watch the 2018 Olympics and a new charitable campaign from Corus.

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Survivor takes the top: Numeris

The reality show on Global brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of March 13 to 19.

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Spotted! Corus brings human curling to the street for Big Brother Canada

A March break stunt at Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square promotes season five of the show on Global Television.

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Corus’ Mark Leslie on how addressable TV is changing advertiser expectations

Speaking at DX3, the company’s VP of research and consumer insights looked at how developments that have already been made in addressable TV and how it’s changing advertiser demands.

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Kraft, Toyota and more joining Big Brother Canada as sponsors

Following its most successful season yet, Big Brother Canada has brought back key prize sponsor The Brick along with Toyota, Kraft, ParticiPaction, Oreo and Paramount Pictures.

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Tangible results, not YouTube views, needed for content programs

The presentation, led by IPG Mediabrands’ Katherine Fera, focused on how brands and media partners can create an effective campaign from the very first step – and what brands need to let go of.

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West (Coast) meets east as Corus shuffles radio deck

A new two-hour evening slot in Toronto has been created to bring Vancouver host Willy Percy into the mix, and a permanent replacement has finally been found for former morning personality Dean Blundell.

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ICYMI: Instagram adds carousel post options, and the (YouTube) Oscar goes to…

In case you missed it: Instagram updates its platform, YouTube’s second annual Oscars trailer ranking, FX and City’s mid-season premiere dates and more.

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Q107 gets its own Valentyne

The Corus-owned radio station has recruited former TV anchor Jennifer Valentyne to its morning show in an effort to attract a more gender-balanced audience.

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ICYMI: NBA gets into e-sports, Planet Earth coming to Snapchat

In case you missed it: The NBA is the first North American sports league to add e-sports to its portfolio, Cineplex president Salah Bachir has been honoured for his philanthropy, cameras are rolling on Killjoys and more.

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NCIS wins the week: Numeris

The action-drama on Global earned the most single-night viewers of all daily programs from Jan. 23 to 29, 2017.