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HGTV Canada and Ikea partner on makeover ‘mini’ series


Produced by Shaw, the two-minute Quick & Easy Room Makeover shows mark the first time Shaw Media held an open casting call for an ad campaign.

W Network looks to make waves with #RippleEffect


The two-episode sample of the digital interactive reality series will allow viewers to interact directly with the show’s subjects via social media. (#RippleEffect’s Nina pictured)

Youth Media Alliance award winners announced


The French-language Awards of Excellence recognize achievement in TV programming and digital content for youth. (Les Argonautes pictured)

Social TV analyst Seevibes closes $1M financing


The Montreal-based company plans to use the infusion of cash to further its international expansion.

CBC News to launch multi-platform D-Day project


The project will help reach audiences who may not otherwise watch a special television broadcast, said exec producer Michael Gruzuk.

TSN leverages in-house production for Canadian Tire content deal


Nathalie Cook, TSN’s VP of sales and brand partnerships, discusses the broadcaster’s content deal for Sport Chek and the corporation’s namesake retail brand.

New OTT platform ScreenHits aims to fix broken pilots


Every six months, 50 failed pilots from around the world will be available for on-demand viewing, with the potential to have brands sponsor additional episodes.

Tessa Sproule leaving CBC


The digital content director is leaving to pursue her own projects, following a 20-year career at the public broadcaster.

Netflix launching in 6 more European markets


Netflix CFO David Wells discusses the company’s expansion plans at a U.S. conference, citing Canada as a mature market with “room for improvement.”

Aereo court case is a dark cloud over linear TV: blog


David Jowett, president of Cossette Media, on implications the upcoming ruling on Aereo could have on the Canadian market.

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