Articles Tagged ‘Bell Media’

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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.

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How iHeartRadio is tuning into a new strategy

Between celebrity storytime and curated positivity playlists, Rob Farina says it’s accelerated the brand’s ability to grow its footprint.

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Bell’s acquisition of V approved

The Commission found that the transaction serves the public interest and noted that the rationale for its decision would be published at a later date.

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ICYMI: Programming updates from CBC, Quibi

Plus, Media Central has taken the next step in its acquisition strategy.

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ICYMI: Cossette Media scores big internationally and more

Plus, Bell Media and TIFF pair to deliver positivity through film, and Corus confirms what will fill the suddenly empty Big Brother slots.

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Up(fronts) in the air

Most Canadian networks have not yet decided the fates of their Upfronts — but the issue is raising age-old questions about the relevance of the events.

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Bell inks exclusive Quibi partnership

CTV News and TSN will produce daily content for the mobile-first digital service, set to launch next month.

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Bell Media extends relationship with Formula 1

New this year will be extended digital coverage across TSN and RDS’ digital platforms.

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Bell Media broadens tennis coverage, extends curling deal

After growing its tennis audience, TSN will bring more global events to the forefront.

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Crave launches first French brand integration

The bilingual campaign, with Destination Canada, will run on digital and linear channels in a six-part, three-minute episodic series.

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CRTC begins interventions for Bell Media/V deal

Quebecor is holding firm in its stance against the acquisition.

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Canadian Oscars audience drops

While things fared worse in the U.S., Canadian audiences fell by 8% from last year’s five million.

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Crave, specialty and sports drive uptick for Bell Media in Q4

Ad revenue was “relatively stable,” with entertainment, sports and OOH offset soft conventional and radio performances.

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Super Bowl LIV breaks national records as 9.5 million tune in

More than half of Canada watched the linear broadcast while live streaming of the game grew 42% from last year.

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Mad About You reboot breaks CTV Comedy records

Nearly half a million viewers tuned in for the January premiere on the network’s comedy channel.