Val Maloney

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BCE issues complaint against Rogers hockey app

STREAMTV

The media co has filed a complaint with the CRTC saying new extensions to the Rogers NHL GameCentre Live app violate competitive regulations.



Blue Ant nabs AOL’s Laura Pearce for new role

TV

The former marketing director for AOL Canada will fulfill a new, consumer-facing “fan engagement” role at the fast-growing media co.



Canadian communication spending up: CRTC

TVWEB

The regulator reports that Canadians spent 3.2% more on communication spending in 2013, with the largest piece of that pie going to wireless and internet services.



How Kotex became a YouTube exec producer

STREAMWEB

Why the feminine hygiene brand financed Carmilla, a transmedia Gothic vampire series produced by Smokebomb Entertainment and digital agency shift2.



QMI’s plans to beef up Club Illico with Viacom

STREAMTV

Yann Paquet, VP of content at QMI, on the additional shows the deal will bring to the company’s SVOD and children’s TV channels.



VOD viewers like to laugh

STREAMTV

A new survey of VOD viewing from TVB, CMDC and Numeris show sitcoms are the most-viewed category and women are doing the majority of the viewing on the platform.



Cracking the audience code

FILM

From Playback magazine: Big data is a big buzzword, but is it of any use to indie filmmakers and distributors?



Premiere week: CTV kills with How to Get Away with Murder

TV

The new show’s premiere brought in over two million viewers, with a new season of Grey’s Anatomy coming in just under that number.



Amazing Race Canada ends on season high

TV

The CTV program brought in an average audience of 2.7 million viewers Sunday night, the most for any episode of the second season.



Amazing Race Canada re-upped by CTV

TV

A third season of the show was announced last night during the second-season finale.

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