Articles Tagged ‘Sportsnet’

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TwitterFronts ’19: Sportsnet, Universal Music innovate

Platform expands on innovative, interactive video content tailored to conversations the audience brings to the medium.

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ICYMI: Sportsnet adds OTT day pass, Canada’s Worst Driver cancelled

Plus, CBC digs beyond business headlines in new radio show produced out of Calgary.

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Visa and Sportsnet pair on live lead-in ad unit

The recent ad unit integrates actual live gameplay with the made-in-Canada creative.

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Raptors post another kind of historic victory

Kawhi Leonard’s series-winning shot was, in every sense, peak basketball.

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Canadian NHL teams bring the ratings for round one

Homegrown teams have since been eliminated, but not before drawing in big numbers.

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NBA hits a viewer and sponsorship high in Canada

New Canada-specific deals include Bell, Molson-Coors and OLG.

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Sportsnet, APTN make hockey history

The upcoming Plains Cree-language broadcast is part of a larger push by the sports media brand to be more inclusive.

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ICYMI: Just For Laughs picks a new chief exec

Plus, Sportsnet offers a new pricing model for SVOD and Corus picks up another podcast.

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Sportsnet Radio adds a new morning host

Format director Dave Cadeau says the station is aiming for inclusivity and to make all fans, even casual ones, feel included.

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Bart Yabsley steps into president’s chair at Sportsnet

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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ICYMI: Sportsnet preps for Trade Deadline

Plus, CMA and NABS have partnered to raise awareness, and a radio veteran has joined The New Classical.

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ICYMI: BuzzFeed Canada unionizing

Plus, BBC’s Life Below Zero is coming to Canada and more.

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ICYMI: Shopify’s new platform, Chatelaine’s new EIC

Plus, all the details for the All Stars Weekend broadcast.

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Scott Moore on sports, balance and ‘storming the castle’

The outgoing Sportsnet president helped build the network into a specialty behemoth. Now, he says, it’s time to step back.

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Sportsnet plays hardball, acquires Vancouver Canadians

Despite a saturated market, Sportsnet 650 program director Craig MacEwen says the station is on the rise.