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CBC and Snap pair for two new series

This is CBC’s first dive into long-term news series on Snapchat, as opposed to event-centered programming.

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Where does Canada stack up for OTT subscription?

The SVOD is gaining ground in English Canada, but Quebec still has reservations.

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Global unveils fall premiere dates

New Hollywood dramas, comedies and reality shows will bolster the network’s lineup.

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David Purdy moves to Stingray

The former Vice Media exec will serve as CRO as the company aims to diversify its revenues and bolster its mobile and OTT content strategies.

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Global advertising, consumer spend on TV to stay strong: study

According to Strategy Analytics, while OTT will be the driving force behind new revenues to 2022, TV will remain a major money-maker.

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Netflix still king, but growth in Canada set to slow: study

The SVOD’s growth rate will be outpaced by that of the overall OTT industry in Canada, according to eMarketer.

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Corus restructures its marketing department

The company’s SVP Dervla Kelly will lead a more streamlined marketing and social digital agency department.

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Film financier MovieCoin partners with TV-Two

Smart TV viewers will be rewarded with cryptocurrency for watching trailers and sharing their personal data on the TV-Two platform.

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Vice Media confirms layoffs

The Canadian Media Guild estimates that just over 20 positions will be affected.

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Instagram launches long-form video app

IGTV will showcase influencer videos, including a cooking show from the most-followed creator on the platform, Lele Pons.

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Rogers Media launches City, FX streamers

The new ad-supported services promise to give viewers more archived and behind-the-scenes content than its previous video app.

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TwitterFronts: MMVAs, Corus shortform series

The social media company’s first Canadian upfront outlined its video programming strategy for the coming season.