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Rogers courting startups


The telco has launched Rogers Ignite to help discover and attract companies with innovative products and services.

CMT renews Mom’s a Medium


The Corus Entertainment channel has also added three new unscripted series from Canadian producers to its slate for 2015. (Mom’s a Medium pictured)

CBC taps Jenna Bourdeau to lead acquisitions


The former Proper Rights exec will report to GM Sally Catto.

Two Mountain Road series greenlit by HGTV, Cottage Life


I Wrecked My House (pictured) and Master My Disaster (working title) will air on HGTV Canada and Cottage Life, respectively.

Pre-tax earnings up at Entertainment One


Interim results showed higher earnings, underpinned by the Peppa Pig franchise, despite a fall in overall revenues.

Disney Junior Canada orders third season of Justin Time


Netflix will stream Justin Time: The New Adventures to its worldwide subscribers in 2016, except in Canada.

Nelvana pacts with Bob the Builder creator on preschool series


Nelvana is developing a new CG animated series with U.K.-based Abominable Snowman.

Anne Dorval to receive WIFT-T Crystal Award


Dorval will be honoured with the international achievement award at a gala in Toronto on Dec. 2.

Rewarding TV fans with new digital storyworlds online – Part 1


What does a broadcaster do to keep fans engaged when a cable drama disappears between seasons? SundanceTV came to Merging Media 5 in Vancouver to find answers. (SundanceTV’s Drew Pisarra pictured)

Survey: media and entertainment M&A activity at three-year high


Corporate players are focusing on “bite-size” deals, like DHX Media acquiring Ragdoll Worldwide, to move into new markets and technologies, says report from tax consultant EY.

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