Television

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The Weather Network finds the silver lining

A Brighter Day focuses on good news when Canadians need it the most.

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Baroness von Sketch Show to end after five seasons

The CBC sketch comedy stars and co-creators released a joint statement on the decision to end the series with its fifth and final season, set to air this fall.

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ICYMI: Elle Fictions and Max get a new owner

Plus, The Globe and Mail gets a digital honour and more.

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9-1-1 is number one: Numeris

It was also a banner week for The Rookie, which saw gradual growth all season.

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Bell Media strikes broadcast partnership with Pinterest

The new collaboration opens the doors for brand broadcast or social media opportunities.

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What Citytv’s summer schedule is like without a brand-new Bachelor

No production? No problem –  The Bachelor will look back on past seasons.

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Virtual Roundtable: Auto brands in the driver’s seat

Leaders at Hyundai, Nissan, Subaru and Horizon Media discuss what’s next as the country begins to reopen.

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New MiQ partnership targets connected TV

Using Environics Analytics data and NLogic’s reporting capabilities, advertisers can target users with more synchronized ads across television and digital.

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How a group of Quebec Kia dealers got creative in a crisis

A TV campaign, shot remotely on smartphones, aimed for a broad target and led to a bounce back in a struggling industry.

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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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ICYMI: Tim and Sid are back

Plus, Murdoch Mysteries will return, and Facebook has reached a settlement to help moderators experiencing trauma.

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Kruger uses “Rolling it Forward” message to expand on NHL partnership

The CPG giant didn’t initially have a paid media campaign for its NHL sponsorship this year, but now it’s seized the opportunity.

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Quebecor’s new tool creates synchronization for digital and TV

QiD will allow for ads to coordinate between linear television and online channels instantaneously, without the previous lag.

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Global’s Survivor takes it: Numeris

The Masked Singer, which aired at the exact same time on CTV, came in a close second.

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First quarter ad revenue down at BCE, churn on sports channels minimal

“Let’s be honest, Q2 is going to be a difficult quarter,” says CFO Glen LeBlanc, looking at an overall softer ad market and a TV schedule without live sports.