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Corus revenue down in Q1, but advertising rebound continues

The media company also said it now has 400,000 paying subscribers across digital offerings.

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Sweeping executive layoffs hit Bell Media

The head of the company’s content production studios are among the departures that come as its new president steps in.

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Cineplex revenue down 85% in Q3

Revenue fell to $61 million in Q3, compared with $418.4 million a year ago, but a backlog of tentpole features and the potential of a vaccine is cause for optimism, said CEO Ellis Jacob.

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Heritage minister proposes bill to regulate OTTs

If passed, the proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Act will see vast amounts of new money flowing through the funding system.

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Tumbling ad revenue hits Corus Entertainment’s financial results

TV revenue for the most recent quarter fell 13% to $299.1 million as advertising revenue plummeted by 25%.

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A decade of seismic change: Netflix Canada turns 10

To mark the milestone, MiC sister publication Playback went back into the archives to chart some of the biggest stories involving the streaming giant.

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Cineplex reopens all Canadian theatres

Following the release of The SpongeBob Movie and Unhinged last week, Tenet lands in Cineplex theatres Aug. 27, a week ahead of the U.S.

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Cineworld, home streaming and more: the takeaways from Cineplex’s Q2

Prinicipal Ellis Jacob weighed in on shortening the theatrical window, Disney’s decision to go digital with Mulan and provided an update on the Cineworld lawsuit.

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Cineplex revenue plummets 95% as cinema closures hit Q2

While the exhibitor made efforts to curtail costs, it said it has experienced a cash burn of approximately $18 million per month since the onset of the pandemic.

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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.