Articles Tagged ‘upfronts 2015’

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Fall TV: Global’s quest for younger viewers

Shaw Media SVP and CCO Christine Shipton on how the network’s strategy to age-down its viewership is faring to date.

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Colbert kicks off Global’s fall premiere sked

The net’s fall premiere schedule expand its traditional female-skewing target to a new, younger audience.

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City announces fall premiere dates

From Kermit to Mindy, the channel has announced when its fall programming will be hitting screens.

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Are viewers still ‘falling’ for TV seasons?

A Videology survey shows 39% of those polled said they were unaware that September marks the start of a new programming season.

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The fight for specialty channel survival

Industry members weigh-in on the potential casualties of next year’s specialty TV shift.

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Upfronts 2015: Shaw cozies up to advertisers

Advertisers’ demand for ROI has the media co including clients at the early stages of show development.

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Who’s up, who’s down: Specialty report

Subscription revenues rose in 2014 while national advertising dipped, according to the CRTC’s report on specialty channels.

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MTV Canada, TeenNick announce end of Degrassi

MTV Canada will begin airing the final episodes of the show on July 20.

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Upfronts 2015: Global hunts for younger viewers

Shaw Media’s Christine Shipton on how the channel’s new shows will help lower the average age of its primetime audience.

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Upfronts 2015: Vice announces slate of new shows

Two Canadian originals join the lineup for the Vice channel’s winter 2016 slate. (Vice Munchies personality Matty Matheson pictured.)

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Upfronts 2015: CTV doesn’t mess with what’s working

The channel is adding a total of four series on three nights, with high-rating lead-ins for each of the new programs.

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Upfronts 2015: Shaw adds 80 to specialty slate

From Walmart branded content on Food Network Canada, to programs about first dates and small living spaces, Shaw has rolled out its 2015/16 specialty slate.

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Upfronts 2015: Rogers wants to go broad, and stay niche

The media co’s executives talk about plans for OMNI to break even and the strategy for City.

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Upfronts 2015: Shaw loads up for a ‘super’ fall

Global TV has added two new superhero shows to its lineup, picking up Supergirl and Heroes Reborn.

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Upfronts 2015: City ups male targeting with sked changes

Rogers Media’s new fall slate includes the addition of Empire from OMNI, as well as Grandfathered and The Grinder.