Television

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Quebec will soon get its own local Love Island

The show has been a hit with sponsors so far – now it’s hoping to capture French-Canadian audiences.

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Sports ruled the summer, while U.S. nets perform well in Canada

A study of set top boxes revealed a fervent tuning in to sports, but Global ruled among Canadian national networks.

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ICYMI: Shareholder shakeup at MediaCentral

Plus, Signal Hill gets ready for more podcast insights, and CBC expands its political coverage.

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Media revenue is resilient at Rogers

The telco has the NBA, MLB and NHL to thank for delivering with its media segment.

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Tumbling ad revenue hits Corus Entertainment’s financial results

TV revenue for the most recent quarter fell 13% to $299.1 million as advertising revenue plummeted by 25%.

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Masked Singer, SNL stay on top: Numeris

While the same shows remained in the top positions, AMAs were notably lower after recent premiere weeks.

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ICYMI: CBC’s new comedy gets deep on identity

Plus, a Toronto Star cartoon prompts calls for an apology, and RECMA releases a new ranking.

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Walmart Canada creates a limited Canadian edition of Supermarket Sweep

Although the upcoming reboot is U.S.-based, the retailer found a way to deliver a homegrown twist.

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Global sets the return date for its fall favourites

The network’s Wednesday night looks a little different now, as NCIS and its spin-offs make a return.

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Streaming is set to become even more dominant: report

Intelligence firm eMarketer added an extra half-million digital video viewers in Canada to this year’s estimates.

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SNL premiere draws record viewers, but Masked Singer prevails: Numeris

An historic SNL showing and a breakout week for The Masked Singer had viewers singing TV’s good graces.

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RBC Training Ground finds a new media partner

Content will roll out across Bell Media properties including TSN, etalk, Crave and others.

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CBC presses pause on Tandem to review service

Unionized CBC staffers expressed concerns about the branded content unit’s impact on the broadcaster’s reputation.

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CBC eliminates 130 positions

EVP Barb Williams says COVID-19 “doesn’t change” that the pubcaster was already facing a shortfall due to advertising declines.

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Reality rules, but one new scripted show cracks top five: Numeris

A Torontonian’s presence in AGT helped give it a boost in that market.