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CTV expands Extend slate with WIGS’ Blue


The network has acquired the Canadian rights to all three seasons of web series, which is carried by Hulu, Fox.com and WIGS in the U.S.

Op/Ed: Is it time to re-brand Canadian TV?


Media instructor and PhD candidate Irene Berkowitz says the recent Aereo court case, media coverage of Canadian TV and a “SWOT” analysis all suggest yes.

Branded content primer: ‘Is this content someone would pay for?’


After chairing the branded content jury in Cannes, OgilvyEntertainment’s Doug Scott says it’s time to “practice what I preach” through his New York-based prodco ccMF Productions.

Top five new media matchups


How these 10 companies are using strategic partnerships to create scale, buzz and reach in today’s fragmented mediascape.

Andra Sheffer resigns from Bell Fund


The longtime Bell Fund executive director is ending her 17-year career with the organization but will remain as CEO of the Independent Production Fund (IPF) and Cogeco Fund.

CBC signals radical shift to internet, mobile to cut costs


The pubcaster’s latest five-year plan outlines a move away from conventional TV with fewer supper-hour newcasts and reduced in-house production.

Digital distributor Juice acquires Grindstone Media


Grindstone founder Paul Zimic (pictured) will join Juice as partner and become president, sales and acquisitions.

Netflix, IPTV on the rise in Canada: report


Nearly a third of English-speaking Canadians subscribe to Netflix, while the penetration of IPTV service continues to climb, says a new Media Technology Monitor report.

Seven Canadian web series headed to Marseille Web Fest


Canadian entries into the festival include Insight’s But I’m Chris Jericho! (pictured) and Rockie-award-winning Project-M.

CFC opens new Northern Dancer Pavilion


The new rehearsal, studio and event space marks the final phase of the centre’s $12 million Windfields Campus Improvement Project.

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