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House-of-Cards

CHCH announces fall premiere dates

The Channel Zero network will become the exclusive Canadian broadcast home of Netflix hit House of Cards.

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Which specialty networks got the biggest boost in 2016?

The CRTC has released its stats on specialty TV revenue and expenses for 2016, revealing big swings in Cancon programming expenses.

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Twitter reveals most tweet-worthy shows in Canada

The social media company has taken a deep-dive into how Canadians use the platform when in front of the tube.

The Orville

Fall premiere dates announced for City

The new season will kick off Sept. 10 with the launch of space comedy The Orville.

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Skinny basic’s appeal is still slim: report

Plus, a separate report found that Canada’s BDUs lost 100,000 customers in the first six months of 2017.

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CBC unveils Frankie Drake, Stats of Life premiere dates

The pubcaster confirmed The Detectives, produced by Montreal’s WAM Media, will move to the winter schedule.

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Cable subs drop, but less drastically than previous years: CRTC report

The commission’s annual financial results also found that specialty revenues and IPTV subs increased in 2016.

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Conventional CPE, revenues down in 2016: CRTC report

Meanwhile, CBC saw revenues and Canadian programming expenditures increase, according to the latest financial summaries.

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Corus eyes VR with Vikings app launch

The show’s new immersive experience will be available for mobile devices in advance of its season five premiere.

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Vice Canada cuts jobs

A $450 million investment has led the global company to divert its resources towards scripted programming, resulting in around 10 layoffs in Canada.

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Sports lead to revenue gains and profit drops at Rogers

Media revenue saw a 4% year-over-year lift, driven by a heavy appetite for sports – but Blue Jays’ salaries and the print-to-digital shift contributed to a drop in profits for Q2.

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Cable fading and online TV rising: study

One in four 18-to-34-year olds and 28% of students have ditched cable entirely, and other stats on the state of television.