Jordan Pinto

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Big Brother Canada coming back for more

Series host Arisa Cox has also taken on a larger role as an executive producer, tasked with increasing BIPOC representation across the board.

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Cineplex seeks more than $2.18B in damages against Cineworld

Following the collapse of their proposed mega-deal, the Canadian exhibitor filed its claim in an Ontario court on Friday, with Cineworld subsequently making a counter-claim.

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Cineplex to explore financing options, asset sales as Q1 revenue tumbles

Following the collapse of its $2.8-billion takeover by Cineworld Group, Cineplex said it is exploring financing options including the sale of assets.

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Doug Murphy on Peacock deal, StackTV growth and more

The Corus president and CEO said the company’s IP ownership and sales strategy has ramped up during the pandemic.

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Cineplex-Cineworld deal falls apart, legal battle underway

Cineworld said it is pulling the plug on the deal because Cineplex breached agreement terms, while Cineplex said the allegations represent “buyer’s remorse.”

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Cineplex delays Q1, says Cineworld ‘remains committed’ to deal

The Canadian exhibitor said both parties are working to bring the mega-deal to fruition by June 30.

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Netflix has hot quarter, but expects viewership decline after lockdowns

Overall revenue climbed 28% to US$5.7 billion, with Tiger King, Love is Blind and Ozark propelling viewership during the pandemic.

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Tom Power heading to primetime during trying times

The new series Where You’re At With Tom Power sees the award-winning host connect virtually with artists from his living room.

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Corus cancels Upfronts, says Q4 programming unclear

The company also announced its Q2 revenues, which due to timing were essentially unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Quebecor lays off 10% of workforce

President and CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau called the temporary cuts “unavoidable” but said the company is putting in place financial support measures for those affected.

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Cineplex temporarily lays off thousands of part-time workers

The exhibition giant is also cutting the salaries of its full-timers and executives as it looks to safeguard the long-term stability of its business.

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Bell inks exclusive Quibi partnership

CTV News and TSN will produce daily content for the mobile-first digital service, set to launch next month.

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Crave, specialty and sports drive uptick for Bell Media in Q4

Ad revenue was “relatively stable,” with entertainment, sports and OOH offset soft conventional and radio performances.

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BTLR’s 97 recommendations include an ad-free CBC in five years

The report’s recommendations also include subjecting streaming services to spending obligations toward Canadian content, and collecting and publishing consumption data.

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Netflix’s Q4 shows growth slowing in Canada

The streamer is also changing the way it reports its video viewership.