Articles Tagged ‘Sportsnet’

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Hockey Night in Canada premiere sees four-year high

The presence of all seven Canadian teams across five games helped pull the opening night up 13% higher than that in 2016.

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Scotiabank embraces short form for new Heroes of Hockey Day season

Why the bank is focusing on more “snackable” content this time around.

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Which specialty networks got the biggest boost in 2016?

The CRTC has released its stats on specialty TV revenue and expenses for 2016, revealing that sports were the biggest winners in ad revenue.

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Sportsnet spends on digital to engage millennials

The sports media company is going wider with its latest external campaign, adding out-of-home in six Canadian markets and targeting younger viewers with online ads and video.

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Shapovalov drives record tennis ratings for Sportsnet

The rising Richmond Hill tennis star was part of the most-watched tennis broadcast in Sportsnet history.

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Is there room for more sports radio in Vancouver?

Buyers weigh in on what Rogers Media can do to catch the attention of audiences (and advertisers) in the market.

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Sports lead to revenue gains and profit drops at Rogers Media

Media revenue saw a 4% year-over-year lift, driven by a heavy appetite for sports – but Blue Jays’ salaries and the shift from print to digital contributed to a drop in profits for Q2.

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CBC to ride with Calgary Stampede through 2019

The pubcaster has announced a two-year rights extension with the annual event.

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Rogers banks on hockey in competitive Vancouver sports radio market

James Cybulski, Steve Darling and Mira Laurence have been announced as the morning show hosts on the upcoming Sportsnet 650.

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The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, by the numbers

Even as the Canadian teams dwindled, audiences did not, with the final’s AMA up 18% over last year.

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Senators’ final game breaks ’17 Playoff record

The match marked the most-watched post-season game in franchise history.

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Sportsnet gets into esports with ESL partnership

A big audience of gamers draws in Sportsnet NOW and Sportsnet 360.

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Ratings stay strong for Sportsnet and CBC in round two

While the number of Canadian teams in the playoffs have dwindled, the ratings on Sportsnet and CBC still held strong, with round two pulling in a higher average audience than round one.

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Rogers to bring Sportsnet radio to Vancouver

The new station will feature live sports content from the Canucks and Jays, as well as the MLB post-season.

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Stanley Cup playoffs round one: The media impact

The country’s hockey fever has led to more than nine billion minutes of playoff hockey watched across Sportsnet and the CBC and new records for Sportsnet.