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Upfronts ’17: Corus’ star-studded fall TV strategy

The aim was “big stars and big brands” for Global and specialty networks like Showcase and W.

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Upfronts ’17: Rogers Media brings on the comedy and Cancon

City has added 12 new titles to its schedule, including Canadian originals Fubar and Bad Blood.

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Programming profile: Disney

From Playback magazine: Ahead of Banff World Media Festival, programming exec Paul DeBenedittis talks about what type of content the kids co is on the hunt for.

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Upfronts ’17: A closer look at CBC’s dramatic slate

Why the pubcaster went dark for its fall schedule, what competition shows will face and how it’s changing the narrative for Sundays.

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VR is still a niche in Canada: study

A study from MTM finds that virtual reality use and ownership are still relatively low, and users are mainly young, affluent and tech-savvy.

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ACTRA and ACA granted intervenor status on simsub

The organizations, which argue the CRTC ruling will have a negative effect on advertising and Canadian productions, can now make their case to the Federal Court of Appeal.

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City adds Shazam branded game show to summer schedule

The Rogers Media-owned network’s lineup features a number of old-school hits, including a branded series that will challenge contestants against the music app.

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Shaw to close three community TV stations, 70 jobs affected

A new funding model will see Shaw reallocate $10 million annually to Global News to support local news coverage in Western Canada.

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Cable in decline, but still top TV delivery method: study

Three quarters of Canadians still pay for TV in some form and most prefer cable. But fibre optic share is steadily rising.

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The anatomy of a Netflix deal

It seems everyone wants to sign with the SVOD. But how to do it? And what does it mean? We break down how people are scoring deals with the platform.

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Much Digital Studios launches first original series

The Bell Media-owned MCN is looking to showcase its production power with Dan for a Week.

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Elevation Pictures conducts first Snapchat movie campaign

The teen drama Before I Fall, which grossed $4.95 million in North America in its opening weekend, was promoted through a three-step Snapchat campaign.