Television

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America’s Got Talent tops the charts: Numeris

The summertime lull continues, but AGT managed to grow its national audience.

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CTV locks in fall schedule

In addition to new pick ups such as B Positive and Supermarket Sweep, the network confirmed that Jann‘s sophomore season will debut this fall.

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Corus unveils Global, specialty pickups

Despite filming restrictions and cancellations, several new and returning dramas have found a place on the schedule.

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Rogers Sports & Media explains its sporty shift

One new original series will come to Citytv this fall, but the media giant’s primary focus is on monetizing its audience of sports fans.

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Broadcasters join forces on advanced audience segments

The new initiative will allow advertisers to plan targeted campaigns with granular segments that translate across every broadcaster.

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Citytv renews Hudson & Rex for season three

Production on the canine-police procedural is scheduled to begin next month.

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TVA focuses on family-friendly fall season

Some returning shows have been pushed to winter 2021, while one show was cancelled all together due in part to production concerns.

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire returns with a bang: Numeris

With some entertainment programs pulling in lower numbers, news is once again starting to overtake glitzy summer hits.

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What Canadians are getting out of TV (and what they want)

Staying informed is important, according to a study by ThinkTV and Ipsos, but what Canadians really want is to relax and feel positive.

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What’s satiating sports fans needs during the pandemic?

Subscriptions to paid services have declined by 57% last fall, according to the MTM, and e-sports are only appealing to 10% of sports fans.

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Transplant takes it again: Numeris

Summer favourites America’s Got Talent and World of Dance also performed well.

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Colette Watson to depart Rogers Sports & Media

Julie Adam will expand her role to include broadcast, filling the gap left by Watson.

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ICYMI: Speaker’s Corner returns, RECMA issues a new debrief

Plus, production could resume soon in some provinces, but complications regarding insurance persist.

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Desjardins strikes a “media-heavy” partnership to lift spirits

The “Send A Virtual Solo” initiative stages a virtual takeover of Bell Media properties.

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Standard Media Index expands to Canada

CEO James Fennessy says the company, which provides ad spend data across various media, helps make agencies and media owners more competitive.