Articles Tagged ‘Hockey Night in Canada’

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Shows pick up steam as Canadians flock to TV screens: Numeris

Hockey Night in Canada is back, but non-sports programs are buzzing too.

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Sour Grapes: Don Cherry, diversity and the future of hockey

Buyers and analysts weigh in on the changing landscape of the sport following the controversial personality’s firing from Sportsnet.


Boston Pizza gets serious about Saturdays with HNIC partnership

The Canadian chain is using Wednesdays and Thursdays to attract hockey fans to its locations during the big game.


Hockey Night in Canada premiere sees four-year high

The presence of all seven Canadian teams across five games helped pull the opening night up 13% higher than that in 2016.

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Sportsnet posts a noteworthy November

Scott Moore, president of Sportsnet and NHL properties at Rogers on the assets that propelled the brand last month.


Rogers Media shakes up hockey coverage

Fewer regional pre-game shows will be broadcast going forward, with at least 11 positions removed in order to cut costs and shift programming.


Fall TV: Baseball a mixed blessing for Rogers TV ratings

Hitting a high note with baseball, the media co has seen mixed results with hockey and primetime this fall.


Rogers expands Punjabi edition of Hockey Night in Canada

Ratings to date for the TV broadcast, ahead of its Edmonton radio launch.

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What’s working, what’s gone, what’s next: mid-season TV

How are networks faring, and what do they have in store for mid-season?


Rogers’ City scores with NHL debut

The net hits a highnote with Hometown Hockey, earning over a million viewers for its pilot run.


Rogers sets off on a hockey tour

Dates, locations and sponsors for the tour tied to City’s new Sunday-night NHL broadcasts have been announced.


Boston Pizza laces up for Rogers’ NHL broadcasts

The multi-year deal takes the casual dining chain’s affiliation with the NHL to the national level for the first time.

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Rogers and Scotiabank ink six-year NHL sponsorship deal

The retail bank retains its title sponsorship of Wednesday Night Hockey as well as presence on Saturday and Sunday hockey coverage.

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CBC to cut 657 jobs

The pubcaster is cutting $130 million from its budget, but president and CEO Hubert Lacroix says financial issues can’t entirely be blamed on the loss of rights for Hockey Night in Canada.


CBC town hall coming as ad revenue expected to dive

A report from Canadian Media Research Inc. highlights CBC’s financial situation following the loss of NHL broadcast rights.