Articles Tagged ‘RDS’


RDS2 shows off

The French sports channel is promoting its differentiated offering this month, targeting people who are moving houses and switching up their cable plans.


FIFA Women’s World Cup opens strong

Saturday’s opening match was watched by an average audience of 1.8 million, making it the most-viewed ever for the tournament.


Bell extends CFL contract to 2021

TSN and RDS renew exclusive broadcast rights for CFL, while Bell launches a new all-sports radio station in Hamilton.


TSN and RDS to serve up more French Open

The channels have secured rights to the tournament through 2024.

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CTV/RDS scores with most-watched Super Bowl ever in Canada

The network reports an average audience of 9.2 million Canadians for Sunday night’s telecast, while parent co Bell Media challenges the CRTC on its simsub decision.

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TSN, RDS break specialty channel record with World Juniors

The gold medal game on Monday night pulled in an average 7.1 million viewers, an all-time specialty channel audience record.


Grey Cup brings big numbers

The CFL’s championship game on Sunday saw more than 10 million unique visitors tune into the Vancouver-based game for some part of it on TSN and RDS.


Wimbledon finals bring big numbers

Eugenie Bouchard’s historic match and Djokovic versus Federer both had record viewers on TSN and RDS.


RDS adds a new English sales director

Mark Anthony Di Cio is joining the Bell Media-owned network from his current post at the Telelatino Network.

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RDS draws all-time record audience

The Canadiens’ game seven win attracted 2.5 million viewers, dominating the French-language primetime market.


Habs draw over two million on RDS

The Montreal Canadiens game three win took more than 50% market share in Quebec during the broadcast.


Montreal sweeps Lightning to big numbers

The Canadiens pulled in more than 1.7 million viewers on average for Tuesday night’s NHL Playoff game.


RDS to see audience double for Montreal Canadiens’ playoff push

Patrick Jutras, SVP of sales for Bell Media in Quebec, tells MiC about the sold-out sponsorships and plans for next year when the channel no longer has NHL rights in the province.


Super Bowl posts second-best ratings performance

Sunday night’s CTV broadcast of the football game brought in an average audience of 7.3 million viewers.


Bell Media adds a new sales SVP

Patrick Jutras has been promoted to the new role from his previous position with RDS.