Articles Tagged ‘series’

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Competition Bureau rejects Corus’ sale of Historia, Series+

The Commissioner of Competition did not approve the transaction, which was valued at around $200 million.

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Maya Meyouhas promoted at Corus

Meyouhas has been with Corus Media for two years as director of interactive for the caster’s specialty channels.

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Corus Media names new VP

Brigitte Vincent takes the helm of programming for the Quebec-based Historia and Series+ channels.

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Shaw Communications records higher Q2 earnings

The profit jump came as the cable and broadcast giant noted a $49 million gain after selling a 50% stake in the French-language Historia and Series+ channels to Corus Entertainment.

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Corus Entertainment posts higher Q2 earnings

The broadcaster showed the benefits of acquiring the former Astral Media assets Historia, Series+ and Teletoon as it unveiled its latest financial results.

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CRTC approves Corus purchase of Teletoon, Historia and Series+

While approving the takeover of the former Astral Media assets from Bell Media, the regulator imposed key anti-competitive measures given ownership ties between Corus and Shaw Communications.

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Helixia launches first TV spots

The year-old cold remedy brand has enlisted Canal Vie host and supermom Katrine Paradis as its spokesperson in Quebec.

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Astral kicks off a gruesome campaign

The media company is promoting the Series+ mystery show Crimes Majeures with radio spots that feature grisly murders.

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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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Astral TVPlus heats up its summer sked

The media co is offering advertisers traditional 30-second spots and custom executions, as well as sponsorship opportunities around Karv l’anti-gala!

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Competition Bureau approves new Bell/Astral deal

Corus will acquire TV and radio properties from Bell if the deal with Astral clears the CRTC, and has entered into one with Shaw Media to takeover the remaining share in ABC Spark and offload its interest in Food Network Canada.

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Shaw orders Intervention Canada series for fall

Sponsorship opps are available for the launch of the addictive series on Slice.