Articles Tagged ‘Upfronts 2016’


What Stuart Garvie has learned one year in at Bell Media

The media co’s president of sales on moving dollars back to TV, outcome-based research and where industry solutions are needed.


Bell Media introduces new upfront deals

Dynamic ad insertion on VOD and a new short-form video product were among the launches introduced at the media co’s presentation.


Upfronts 2016: CTV schedules nightly drama

The Bell Media channel has a new drama coming each weeknight this fall.


Upfronts 2016: Bell Media specialty banks on big names

New series from Jamie Oliver (pictured), Oprah Winfrey and Conan O’Brien have been added to the company’s fall/winter slate.


Rogers Media reworks sales team to focus on data

Sales SVP Alan Dark on the need to focus on the company’s assets beyond media, and the new sales team built to tap into data and analytics.

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Upfronts 2016: Global diversifies weekly schedule

The Corus Entertainment channel is focusing on spinoffs and proven stars to keep Canadians tuning in for fall/winter 2016/2017.


Upfronts 2016: Proven formats lead Corus specialty sked

Top Chef Canada All-Stars, Real Housewives of Toronto and The Bachelorette Canada are among the shows coming to the media co’s channels in the fall.

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Upfronts 2016: Viceland Canada reveals summer/fall slate

Rogers Media and Vice Media have unveiled a raft of original non-fiction programming scheduled to premiere this summer and fall across the Canadian arm of Vice’s fledgling television net.


Programmatic to hit Canadian screens this fall

Deals with Videology and One by AOL are part of the upfront plans for Bell Media and Rogers Media this week.

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Upfronts 2016: Rogers Media unveils City’s fall schedule

The media company’s new slate of dramas and comedies includes three new Canadian originals.

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CTV to end Canada AM after 43 seasons

The staple of CTV’s morning lineup will end Friday June 3, with Beverly Thomson and Marci Ien moving to new positions in the company.


L.A. Screenings pickups start rolling out

CTV and City are the first to pull the curtain back on their big buys for the fall. (Designated Survivor pictured.)


A view into Radio-Canada’s new windowing strategy

CRO Jean Mongeau on how the pubcaster is experimenting with its French SVOD to extend linear audiences.

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Upfronts 2016: CBC tables a “transitional” 2016/2017 schedule

As the pubcaster enters its third upfront under its premium-focused programming strategy, it continues to seek balance between new series, second chances and long-running hits.


CBC unveils biggest-ever digital slate

The pubcaster has nine new digital shows coming to its online channels next season. (My 90-Year-Old Roommate pictured.)