Rogers earns group-based licence renewals from CRTC

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But the broadcaster must apply for a separate TV licence to air hockey games on the CBC on Saturday nights.



Games get top coin in CMF latest experimental stream

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The fund distributed $4.3M across 18 projects to support development, with further investment targeted to marketing efforts for 12 other digital media projects.



Rogers goes big with WWE deal

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A new 10-year deal between Rogers and WWE keeps wrestling on Sportsnet and aims to bring the WWE Network to Canadian television subscribers.



Latest group of NSI New Voices students graduate

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The NSI program allowed the aspiring directors to complete calling-card short films, including The Path and Cashier Classifieds.



Blue Ant deepens music ties with Polaris Prize

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Raja Khanna, CEO of TV and digital at Blue Ant, on why the media co made the deal, which will see the company cover content, event management and sponsorship sales for the event.



Nimble Productions options Fall On Your Knees

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The indie producer envisions a TV limited series for Ann-Marie MacDonald’s first novel about four sisters and their father.



Rainmaker ups recruiting game with new position

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Tara Kemes (pictured) is the Vancouver animation studio’s new VP culture and talent, as the company searches for artists and techies for two films in production.



Juice to help distribute IndieCan10K films on VOD

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The multi-platform agency is sponsoring the initiative with in-kind services to see six films (A Sunday Kind of Love pictured) released on iTunes and VOD platform. (From Stream)



YTV greenlights music reality Mission: 4Count

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The new series from Tricon, slated to air this fall, builds on the channel’s success with The Next Star.



Tricon hires Frank Saperstein for kids & family division

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The former eOne exec will spearhead a charge into animation and scripted programming after a focus on reality and event series.

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