Lauren Malyk

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Fall TV ’20: CBC showcases returning series, promotes flexibility for buyers

Despite production delays and some uncertainty, execs say the schedule is “fairly firm” and but it can adapt to a ‘just in time’ buying model.

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Bell’s acquisition of V officially closes

Bell Media Quebec president Karine Moses will lead the Montreal-based team responsible for the day-to-day operations of V.

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CRTC postpones CBC hearing

All timelines on CRTC files are being reviewed, according to a CRTC spokesperson.

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Bell’s acquisition of V approved

The Commission found that the transaction serves the public interest and noted that the rationale for its decision would be published at a later date.

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CBC restores local newcasts following criticism

The pubcaster said that over the course of the next two weeks, it “will make every effort to have all of the dedicated local shows back up on the main network.”

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Bell Media adds new VP, Karine Moses takes on new duties

The news comes as Mirko Bibic officially becomes president and CEO of parent co BCE, taking over from George Cope.

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Quebecor urges CRTC to deny Bell Media’s V acquisition

The company argued the transaction would consolidate Bell’s position in the Quebec marketplace, citing concerns about advertising and the cost of content.

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So.da undertakes its first Slice series, taps IGTV

The 12-part show focused on female entrepreneurs signals the social digital agency’s first original digital series for Slice.

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CBC lifts the curtain on 2020 premiere dates

The pubcaster also unveiled its premiere dates for CBC Gem Canadian originals Hey Lady! and Good People.

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TVA Group axes 68 jobs

The company said the decision was “made necessary by numerous unfair practices that have been undermining the television industry for years.”

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CBC cancels Street Legal reboot after one season

The pubcaster, which saw big views for new series such as Coroner and Burden of Truth, couldn’t find the same magic with the reboot.

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Corus bolsters unscripted slate

New programs come from unscripted powerhouses McGillivray Entertainment and Scott Brothers Entertainment.

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Bart Yabsley steps into president’s chair at Sportsnet

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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Returning series post strong ratings for CBC

Season two of Burden of Truth saw a 50% increase in average audience, while Coroner was the pubcaster’s most-watched drama premiere in four years.

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CBC whips up more Great Canadian Baking Show

Season two of the format was the CBC’s most-watched factual entertainment series during the 2017/18 broadcast season.