Television

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Rogers continues to grow revenue in Q2

The company also announced a new outside closing date for its merger with Shaw.

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The Amazing Race Canada stays at the front of the pack: Numeris

The show brought in nearly 1.6 million viewers for CTV.

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How Subway activated its first Amazing Race sponsorship

A cross-platform buy is being extended with a pair of contests reinforcing the QSR’s “Eat Fresh Refresh” brand overhaul.

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Desjardins banks on The Amazing Race Canada

The financial institution’s activation mix is meant to both drive brand KPIs and put attention on its GoodSpark Grants.

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Polar launches new connected TV offering, rebrands as Nova

The company’s automated ad repurposing can now be used on a fast-growing platform.

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The Amazing Race Canada premieres on top: Numeris

A new season of Big Brother also had a strong showing in the national TV ratings.

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Connected TV reaches more of Gen X, but older demos watch the most

Numeris cross-platform data compared reach and hours viewed in both Ontario and Quebec.

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The Weather Network expands ad ops with new TV app

Currently available to Shaw subscribers, the app currently offers direct video and custom content for a hyper-local audience.

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More Canadians regularly watch streaming video than linear TV

Vividata’s latest also finds that the average time spent streaming now tops 10 hours a week.

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America’s Got Talent is on top for another week: Numeris

Meanwhile, Blue Jays games and Formula One races continue to be solid ratings draws.

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Matterkind goes with Samsung DSP

Fellow IPG agencies UM and Initiative will also have access to the added intelligence from the connected TV platform.

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Sportsnet reveals 2022-23 national NHL broadcast schedule

The network will air 155 match-ups, with a new look to be debuted for its Monday broadcasts.

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Rogers and Shaw fail to reach conclusion in mediation

The first sessions did not address the Competition Bureau’s concerns about the merger’s impact on the wireless market.

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CBC to launch ad-supported streaming news channel

The National will be a core of the unnamed channel when it launches this fall.

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Unscripted shows stay on top of the ratings: Numeris

America’s Got Talent was once again the top-rated show, while F1 races continue to build a Canadian audience.