Articles Tagged ‘Corus’

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Corus to CRTC: more choice will ‘paralyze’ consumers

Corus took a largely anti-regulatory stance on Wednesday, arguing the broadcast system is working fine as-is, both from a revenue and customer satisfaction perspective. (Corus CEO and president John Cassaday pictured.)

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Corus hires BCP GM

Carol-Ann Kairns is joining the media co as its general sales manager.

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Just For Laughs Festival to produce 40 hours of TV programming

The Comedy Network, Corus, City and the CBC have ordered one-hour and half-hour stand-up comedy specials from the Montreal-based event.

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Fall TV: The next big thing in specialty

The expected hits and momentum-builders for the new specialty TV viewing season.

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Corus Entertainment’s Q2 profit down

Lower TV and radio station revenue reduced earnings at the Canadian broadcaster.

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Competition Bureau OKs Teletoon, Historia and Series+ transactions

The sales, as part of the complex Bell-Astral deal, make Corus the sole owner of these properties.

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CRTC orders Corus to comply with OWN’s educational mandate

The regulator issued a rare mandatory order to have the broadcaster fall in line with the original mandate for the specialty channel, or risk losing its licence.

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Astral Media and Cineplex join CPAX

The media cos have joined the RTB exchange, which also includes the CBC, Rogers Media, Shaw Media, Corus, V and Tele-Quebec.

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CBS expands its mandate

To fill a void left by the Radio Marketing Bureau, the organization has re-engineered its website and is providing detailed info on each radio station in Canada.

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Fall TV: The next big thing on specialty

A breakdown of what’s gaining momentum on specialty networks, and the shows expected to be hits right out of the gate, according to TV execs.

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Corus announces ABC Spark launch date

The new youth-targeted channel will premiere in late March, following promotional programming blocks on CMT, W Net and YTV this month.

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Corus’ Q4 earnings up on higher TV revenue

Despite softness in specialty TV advertising, the broadcaster sees fourth quarter, and full-year earnings and revenue, rise.

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Corus to bring ABC Spark to Canada

The millennial-targeted channel is coming to Canada via a licensing agreement with Disney/ABC Television Group.

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Corus announces lineups for kids channels

YTV, Treehouse and Nickelodeon Canada bring a mix of long-running and new series to their fall schedules.

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Corus OWNs a Million Dollar Neighbourhood

The show, set in Aldergrove, BC, is the second Canadian offering to air on OWN Canada.