CRTC calls skinny basic hearing
The regulator is calling TV providers to a hearing to discuss how basic TV packages have been implemented across the country.
Hulu snaps up Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave
Hulu has secured the exclusive SVOD rights to season one of Sprout/CBeebies-commissioned preschool series.
eOne full-year revenues up 2%
The increase was driven by strong performances from its TV and family divisions, while eOne saw a revenue decrease in its film distribution business. (Peppa Pig pictured.)
Asper’s FNTSY Sports Network expands to Japan
The fantasy sports channel led by former Canwest head Leonard Asper (pictured) has partnered with FanXT.
Playback’s 2016 Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Ivan Fecan
The industry builder and Playback‘s 2010 Person of the Decade helped build the empire now known as Bell Media and oversaw CTV’s rise to the number one network.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs May 2 to May 8, 2016
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is at #1 for the week of May 2 to 8, followed by 5th Wave at #2 and The Revenant at #3.
Skydance Media to open new studio in Surrey, B.C.
The Hollywood prodco behind Star Trek Beyond will open a new facility with five sound stages.
Giver aims to break world record in fourth season
The new season of Sinking Ship’s live-action children’s show begins production July 1.
Some Assembly Required to end after season three
The Thunderbird Films-produced series will conclude with a two-part finale.