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Analysis: Mary Ann Turcke rings the bell

This week’s executive shakeup at Bell Media shows the company means business in tackling the one-two punch of declining ad revenues and shifting viewership.

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Phil King departs Bell Media

Bell Media has confirmed King, formerly president of CTV, sports and entertainment programming, is no longer with the company.

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Steven and Chris to end following Sabados’ exit

Steven Sabados released a statement on the matter Friday, following the death of his longtime co-host and partner Christopher Hyndman earlier this month.

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W Net greenlights new Love It or List It spinoff

Production is set to start later this month on Big Coat Productions’ Love it or List It Vacation Homes.

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Zodiak Rights picks up Sex Confessions

Zodiak Rights has inked a distribution deal with Media Ranch for the reality confession format True Sex Confessions. (Media Ranch president Sophie Ferron pictured.)

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Tatiana Maslany nabs Emmy nom

The Canadian actress has been recognized for her role in Orphan Black, while Degrassi and Vikings also earn nominations in the children’s and VFX categories, respectively.

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CraveTV sets wide-release date

Bell Media’s streamer will be made available to all Canadians.

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Amazing Race Canada stays strong

The third season of the Insight Productions series bowed to over two million viewers on CTV on Wednesday evening.


Gallery: Canadian talent at Karlovy Vary

A selection of photos from Telefilm Canada of Canadian filmmakers at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic.