Television

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CBC formalizes new branded content unit

Tandem represents a new era of branded content for the pubcaster, with more investment and more defined leadership.

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CTV unveils its new digital platform

The online offering is completely ad-supported and will now offer free-to-watch content directly from linear.

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Big Brother stays on top, Raptors climb: Numeris

While America’s Got Talent didn’t crack the top three, it continued to boast improved numbers.

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Blue Ant ups Jamie Schouela, Carlyn Staudt

Both will now take on a more global mandate as the company looks to hone its focus.

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How WFH life affects media consumption

More TV is being consumed during the day, while talk radio and podcasts are fighting an uphill battle.

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How Corus is promoting its specialty differently this year

TV will still play a big part, but it’s also leaning on connected TV, TikTok and Snapchat to attract streaming enthusiasts.

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Canada’s ad market among the hardest hit by COVID

Despite an “astonishing” Q2, signs show that improvement is on the horizon.

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Big Brother, AGT both make gains: Numeris

America’s Got Talent climbed back to the top, but Big Brother is nipping at its heels.

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Global locks in fall schedule that includes new pickups

From a new Ken Jeong-hosted reality show to the revival of One Day at a Time, the network has added a number of new titles.

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Sportsnet makes room for women’s soccer

With an increased appetite for sports and a new generation of fans on the rise, Sportsnet’s new two-year deal represents a golden opportunity.

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Blue Ant forges into the fall

How the broadcaster dealt with production challenges and is building on the trends that emerged this spring.

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CTV aims for a strong fall schedule with Weakest Link acquisition

Other throwback series include Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Supermarket Sweep.

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MTV Canada expands across Bell Media platforms

The move will apply to different demographics across various platforms.

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TVA sets its fall schedule

A number of new and returning series are in the can and ready to go, including unscripted, variety and drama.

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AGT and Big Brother battle for the top: Numeris

America’s Got Talent climbed back to the top, but Big Brother is nipping at its heels.