Val Maloney

Contact Val by sending an email to vmaloney@brunico.com

Articles by Val Maloney


CBC cuts 657 jobs, $130M from budget

TV

“It’s clear we can’t be resizing the public broadcaster every two years,” CBC president and CEO Hubert Lacroix said in a statement, attributing the cuts to a softening ad market, federal budget cuts and the loss of NHL rights.



Recipe to Riches wraps first CBC season strong

TV

The Loblaw-partnered show brought in more than 520,000 viewers for its final episode.



Reframing the message at TV Day

TV

New research from the TunedIn app and Ipsos Reid on how TV viewership might not be fragmenting as much as it is hyped up to be.



Rogers Media launches FXX Canada

TV

Hayden Mindell, Rogers Media VP of TV programming and content, says the new channel will skew younger with a focus on scripted comedy.



Juno Awards top one million viewers on CTV

TV

Sunday night’s award show brought in an average of 1.4 million viewers to the broadcast, falling short of last year’s numbers.



Blue Ant Media invests in music-focused YouTube MCN

STREAMWEB

“YouTube now has their own star system and to be a modern media company we need to be fully emerged in [it] and other digital platforms,” says Blue Ant’s Raja Khanna.



TSN draws record audience for TFC home opener

TV

The sportscaster brought in the largest audience ever for the broadcast of an MLS game for the Toronto team’s opening match at home. (Star TFC player Jermain Defoe pictured)



Viewer engagement with ‘caster video players low: poll

MOBILETV

According to research from Delvinia’s AskingCanadians online research community, ad repetition and viewer authentication within broadcaster VOD apps are proving to be of concern to Canadians.



TimePlay expands to Cineplex theatres across Canada

FILM

The interactive trivia app – which can be used for advertiser integrations – moves beyond screens in Toronto and Vancouver to locations across Canada.



Gusto TV announces launch on Telus Optik

TV

The food and lifestyle specialty channel is now available in three million homes across Canada. (Gusto TV CEO Chris Knight pictured)

The definitive CDN broadcast and production resource.
Over 5,000 company listings!


Photos

The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party

The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party - John Young (Temple Street Productions), Lara Azzopardi, Ivan Schneeberg (Temple Street Productions)

Playback on Instagram