Discovery Oligopoly, AI latest challenges facing media cos: report
The latest CMF trends report argues a handful of global giants control the tech underpinning discovery platforms.
Notable launches lifestyle-focused digital network
Claire Adams and Carli Posner have joined the company as co-CEOs and partners, helping to fund its expansion.
DHX Media revenues dip 3% in Q2
Gains in distribution and owned consumer products helped the media co overcome declines in its television and proprietary production businesses.
CBC, Netflix ready Anne reboot
Executive producers Miranda de Pencier and Moira Walley-Beckett talk late-night deal making, remaking the iconic series for 2017 and the potential of more seasons.
RTL exploring ‘strategic alternatives’ for BroadbandTV
In 2013, the European media company purchased a 51% stake in the Vancouver-based MCN launched by Shahrzad Rafati.
CMF, Google partner on Cancon initiative
A new YouTube channel, managed by BBTV, will host classic Canadian film and TV series from as early as 1995.
How do seniors consume media?
New research from MTM shows older English speakers overwhelmingly subscribe to cable and use tablets over smartphones.
Shaftesbury’s Slasher gets Netflix release
On the heels of its CSA noms, the thriller is now available on the SVOD in multiple markets, including Canada, France and Italy.
BBTV expands into new markets
The Vancouver-based multi-channel network led by Shahrzad Rafati launched today in eight countries across Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
Turner Kids YouTube channels get leg up from WildBrain
A number of Turner International’s local-language YouTube channels will benefit under new management from DHX-owned online kids network WildBrain.
David Brown named CEO of Blue Ant-owned Omnia Media
Brown, the former head of YouTube Canada, has joined the L.A.-based company alongside three additional executives.
Amazon Prime Video launches globally
The SVOD service is now available in Canada and more than 200 countries around the world.