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Specialty check-in: ads down, subscribers up

How the top channels and industry overall fared in 2015, according to the CRTC’s report.


Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR

The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.

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The latest on Canadian TV subscribers: MTM

Cable TV is in decline and “TV My Way” remains an emerging category, according to the most recent numbers.

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Over one million saw James crowned on TSN

Bell Media played host to multiple big Sunday night events, drawing large numbers on TSN and HBO Canada, and lower overnights for the iHeartRadio MMVAs.

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CRTC sets up local news fund

Vertically integrated companies must keep all stations open in order to use the money.

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The Beaverton, The Disappearance greenlit for 4K broadcast

Bell Media announces its pickup of Pier 21′s half-hour comedy and a new six-part drama ahead of its upfront next week.

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Radio-Canada tests windowing strategies with Tou.TV

CRO Jean Mongeau on how the pubcaster is experimenting with its French SVOD to boost viewership on linear while adding millennials.

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Upfronts ’16: CBC unveils biggest-ever digital slate

The pubcaster has nine new digital shows coming to its online channels next season. (My 90-Year-Old Roommate pictured.)

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Layoffs at Corus as merger takes effect

Sales, marketing and content are among the departments impacted as Shaw Media is integrated into Corus.

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The science of Discovering your audience

Discovery’s director of programming Lindsay Cowan Dotchison on how Discovery Science has boosted its viewership to best-ever levels.


How HGTV set its ‘Home’ on a winning course

Corus executive John MacDonald on the engagement strategy that helped build a fan base for the series well ahead of its launch.

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CPE up 5.4% in 2015, while conventional revenues dip: CRTC

The regulator’s annual breakdown of conventional TV performance shows most private CPE spend went to information programming.