Articles Tagged ‘Mike Cosentino’

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Upfronts 2017: Bell adds more NFL, Lennox remains optimistic on Super Bowl overturn

CTV Two will begin airing Thursday night football games this fall.

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Upfronts 2017: Inside Bell Media’s feel-good schedule

Execs from the media co weigh in on how This is Us set the tone for programming 2017/18.

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More executive promotions at post-Turcke Bell Media

Changes continue as Randy Lennox moves into the president’s office.

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Amazing Race Canada to return for season five

On your marks, get set, go! The popular reality competition show, which has wooed viewers and brands alike, will return in 2017.

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Bell Media reorganizes senior team

The departure of Domenic Vivolo has led to a shuffling of broadcast and distribution responsibilities at the media co.

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Trekking toward pick-and-pay

Behind Bell Media’s big Star Trek win and why high-profile deals and international relationships matter more than ever in TV today.

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Fall TV: Bell Media finds hits in Quantico, Blindspot

Programming execs Mike Cosentino and Tracey Pearce weigh in on hits and misses for Bell Media’s conventional and specialty channels this fall.

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The X-Files coming to CTV

CTV head programmer Mike Cosentino says the net waited til the pilot was available at MIPCOM before picking it up.

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Why the TV focus for CraveTV?

Bell Media execs on why the new streamer is focusing solely on TV content, unlike its competitors Netflix Canada and the Rogers/Shaw joint venture shomi.

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CTV’s plans for Extend

Mike Cosentino, SVP of programming at the broadcaster, on the media co’s advertising and content plans for the digital originals site, which it hopes to use as an incubator for linear shows.

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CTV takes care of digital business for the Juno Awards

The Bell Media channel has launched Juno Tribute Nation, an online initiative that aims to engage Canadians with the upcoming music awards and asks them to upload a version of Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s “Takin’ Care of Business.”

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CTV announces Amazing Race Canada after-show special

Mike Cosentino, SVP of programming for CTV Networks, tells MiC about the special, which will be hosted by the cast of The Social.

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Amazing Race Canada anchors CTV summer sked

The network is banking on Mondays to draw viewers, packing in new comedy series Satisfaction, to be followed by the returning Anger Management, and The Amazing Race Canada.

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CTV takes Canadian broadcast rights to ABC’s The Taste

CTV will debut ABC’s version of the culinary competition series, featuring judges Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson, with a two-part premiere on Jan. 22 and Jan. 27.