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Five biggest SVODs will have half-billion subs by 2025: report

Of the new streamers, Disney will comfortably lead the pack with 101 million subscriber additions within five years, says Digital TV Research.

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Bell Media gets exclusive rights to HBO Max programming

The play gives Bell Media the flexibility to bring programming to both its linear network and its Crave SVOD.

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TV ad revenue drives growth at Corus in Q4

“What a difference a year makes,” said CEO Doug Murphy, noting Corus’ 7% growth in its TV ad business for the year.

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TVO’s chief exec steps down

The veteran broadcast exec departs the provincial broadcaster after 14 years at the helm.

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Liberals highlight digital media taxes in election platform

The mandate also includes strengthening the regional mandate of CBC/Radio-Canada.

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As Netflix ups Canadian spending, subscribers surge

The streaming giant says it has already fulfilled its $500 million, five-year pledge, and users are on the rise.

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DHX Media rebrands to Wildbrain as c-suite shuffle continues

New CEO Eric Ellenbogen said Monday the rebrand is meant to embody the “entrepreneurial culture” that its YouTube network WildBrain represents.

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Allarco brings anti-piracy lawsuit against four Canadian retailers

The Super Channel Parent Co alleges that four retailers are engaging in sales practices that promote and encourage piracy.

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Justin Stockman to lead brand partnerships at Bell Media

The former VP of premium SVOD and OTT takes the role VP of brand partnerships and client strategy following the departure of Alyson Walker.

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Nathalie Cook returns to TSN as VP

Cook, who spent three years as president at Cimoroni & Company, will oversee production and digital strategy at the sports network.

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Disney+ sets Nov. 12 for Canada launch

The streaming service will cost $8.99 a month and is expected to debut with 10 original titles, in addition to a massive library of content.

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Can podcasts translate to the small screen?

CBC is hoping the podcast trend translates into TV viewing.

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Newspapers and magazines drive lower ad revenue for Quebecor

The company also reiterated its stance that Bell’s acquisition of V network will be damaging to Quebec’s media ecosystem.

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CBC firms up fall schedule

Battle of the Blades is slated for a September return, while Family Feud Canada will hit screens four nights a week starting mid-December.

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‘Staggering growth’ projected for OTT, e-sports revenues in Canada

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates OTT revenues in Canada will grow from $2.1 billion in 2018 to $3.5 billion in 2023.