TV

Copied from Media in Canada - shutterstock_110257877

Bell, NFL step up simsub appeal as time runs out

With the Super Bowl just a month away, the media co and U.S. football league urged the Federal Court of Appeal to overturn the CRTC’s decision.

MURDOCH_Season8

The top-rated Canadian TV of 2016

Reality, mysteries, breakout hits and final-season runs: which primetime series topped the charts last year?

Netflix - MUST ATTRIBUTE - FLICKR CC

The ’10s: The era of SVODs and Let’s Talk TV

We’re wrapping up our birthday throwback series with a dive into the recent past: Netflix, the CRTC and the Corus/Shaw deal will shape the industry for years to come.

HappyHols_PlayBack

Happy holidays from Playback

We’re taking a brief winter break, but will be back on Jan. 4 with more Canadian film and TV industry news.

shutterstock_2016

Playback’s most popular stories of 2016

By all accounts it was a crazy year: major acquisitions, government consultations and regulatory changes. Take a look at our top-10 stories from the past year.

helga_stephenson

In brief: Helga Stephenson honoured; Rogers goes with Comcast

The former CEO of the ACCT has been appointed to the Order of Ontario, Rogers ends its in-house IPTV plans, plus more news.

camilla headshot sm (2)

Camilla MacEachern on attracting production to the North

Snow, 24-hour sunlight and the need for more talent: The film commissioner for the Northwest Territories on the challenges and benefits of filming in the region.

MKP_Day2_1-19_CK_0007

Global sets Mary Kills People premiere

The original drama, created by Tara Armstrong, is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures, in association with Corus Entertainment.

Kim's Convenience

CBC orders more Kim’s Convenience

Season one of the comedy, produced by Thunderbird Entertainment in association with Soulpepper, has garnered big ratings for the pubcaster.

Due South 3

The ’90s: The era of Due South, going public and budget reductions

We’re looking back on the shows, mergers, regulatory curveballs and tech innovations that defined the Canadian media landscape in the 1990s.

TV picture

Tricon granted creditor protection

The Toronto-based producer-distributor has claimed insolvency and is seeking an extended stay of proceedings to sell its library.

shutterstock_people

Super Channel restructures executive team

Donald McDonald adds the role of COO, taking over duties from former president and chief operating officer Malcolm Knox, who left the company in September.