TV

Noah Segal

Why Elevation got into the production game

Co-president Noah Segal on how SVODs are changing the nature of distribution and how the Toronto distributor plans to get a slice of the action.

Dark  Matter Season 2

Production underway on Dark Matter season three

The intergalactic sci-fi series will return to Bell Media’s Space channel and NBCUniversal’s Syfy in 2017.

Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - red tv

CRTC licence renewal hearings: day one

Greater Cancon spending flexibility was a key theme from Quebecor Media, Groupe V and Bell Media at yesterday’s hearing.

Erin Finlay

CMPA appoints new chief legal officer

New hire Erin Finlay (pictured) is replacing Marla Boltman, who departed the organization earlier this year.

Picture CBC

Maya Annik Bedward wins CBC broadcasting mentorship

The Toronto filmmaker will take part in a five-day intensive program presented by WIFT-T and the pubcaster.

Internet TV shutterstock_99918578

Court rules in favour of Bell in VMedia dispute

In its decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice left the door open for the matter to be revisited in front of the CRTC.

Designated Survivor Kiefer Sutherland 2016

eOne sees revenue grow, earnings fall

The Mark Gordon Company drove TV growth for the media co, though theatrical investments dragged down profitability.

Copied from Media in Canada - wattpad

Wattpad inks content deal with Universal Cable Productions

The NBCUniversal-owned prodco behind Mr. Robot will create shows based on IP from the story-sharing platform.

CREDIT shutterstock_toronto

Bell Media partners to launch content incubator

Toronto-based Dais will serve as a launchpad for web series, as well as radio and music content.

Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - tvShutterstock

How does Canada’s TV consumption compare to the rest of the world?

With an average just under four hours, we’re ahead of Germany, but behind China, Poland and the U.S. in terms of total TV watched each day.

Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - red tv

CRTC establishes pick-and-pay best practices

Licences will be renewed for one-year terms, as opposed to seven years, as TV service providers roll out new packages.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2016

Star Trek Beyond takes the top spot, with Bad Moms at #2 and Independence Day: Resurgence at #3.