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Upfronts ’19: CTV, Discovery and more unveil Canadian pickups

New series coming to CTV include docuseries Pop Evolution and dramas Albedo and The Transplant.

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Upfronts ’19: Corus pairs with Amazon for multi-channel online offering

StackTV will see specialty channels including Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network offered for the first time outside of a traditional cable package.

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Upfronts ’19: Rogers Media unveils lineup, new ad partnership and more

A partnership with Toronto-based platform Contobox and a new custom content shop from Sportsnet added to the presentation.

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Upfronts ’19: CBC lifts the curtain on 2019/20 roster

Programming GM Sally Catto says between Battle of the Blades and Fridge Wars, there’s a lot for sponsors to love.

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Bell Media announces renewals ahead of Upfront

Renewals include Disasters at Sea, The Marilyn Denis Show and Mighty Trains.

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OMNI remains a must-carry: CRTC

After examining eight applications for a national multi-ethnic service, the commission said the Rogers-owned service best met its criteria.

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Shaw to sell Corus stake for $548 million

Shaw Communications will no longer hold an equity interest in Corus Entertainment once the offering closes later this month.

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Veteran TV exec Maria Hale departs Corus

Hale’s exit follows a year of massive improvement for conventional network Global.

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Rogers Media cancels 2019 Upfront

The company called the decision a “difficult, but fiscally responsible” one as it shifts its focus to customized agency presentations.

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TV advertising strong, but media still flat for Bell in Q1

While radio advertising was down, there were significant upticks in specialty viewership and year-over-year growth in TV advertising.

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Bell files $150M damages claim against Quebecor

Bell argues that Quebecor tried to damage its reputation through a series of misleading and defamatory statements.

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CRTC orders TVA Sports back on for Bell customers

Quebecor said it would abide by the order but reiterated its stance that there is a “dramatic imbalance” in the royalties paid to specialty channels.

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TVA Sports carriage battle goes to Gatineau

According to Bell, around 425,000 households were affected by the pull last week.

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TVA Sports is back for Bell TV customers in Quebec

TVA Group will still have to appear before the CRTC on Wednesday as part of the ongoing carriage dispute with Bell.

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Quebec carriage dispute heading to the CRTC

TVA Group will be required to “show cause” as to why the CRTC should not suspend its broadcasting licence at next week’s hearing.