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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.

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TVA Sports goes dark for some Quebec viewers

Quebecor went ahead with the threat despite receiving a pair of letters from the CRTC urging both sides to come to a swift resolution.

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Bell, Quebecor carriage dispute escalates

Quebecor is reportedly set to pull its TVA Sports channel from Bell TV at 7 p.m today, coinciding with the first game of the NHL playoffs.

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TV spending drives growth for Corus in Q2

A continued uptick in TV ad revenue drove Corus to overall revenues of $353.5 million.

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Jann premiere hits Canadian comedy high

The debut episode drew an average audience of 1.4 million viewers across its premiere and weekend encore broadcast.

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Coroner, Burden of Truth among CBC renewals

The pubcaster has renewed 10 original series for the coming broadcast year.

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Amidst media declines, Quebecor revenue hit $4.2 billion in 2018

The revenue came mostly from strong performance on the telco side.

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Adult Swim channel coming to Canada

The move will see Cartoon Network and Teletoon shift their respective programming strategies.

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OTT revenues continue to gain significant ground on TV: CRTC

TV revenues declined while revenues from internet video platforms grew, according to the Communications Monitoring Report for 2017.

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Nokia to launch branded Canadian docuseries

The telco’s series will explore the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.

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CBC builds out kids content strategy, Gem originals

Detention Adventure will be the first kids scripted series to debut exclusively on Gem.

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Barb Williams to join CBC as EVP

Williams, who announced her retirement from Corus Entertainment in October, will assume the new role in May.