Netflix growth undaunted by local competitors: study
Despite the low price point of the service, there’s still a positive correlation between household income and subscription rates.
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.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 7 to 13, 2016
Murdoch Mysteries is at #12, posting the highest ratings of its tenth season so far.
CMPA appoints new chief legal officer
New hire Erin Finlay (pictured) is replacing Marla Boltman, who departed the organization earlier this year.
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.
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.
eOne sees revenue grow, earnings fall
The Mark Gordon Company drove TV growth for the media co, though theatrical investments dragged down profitability.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 11 to 17, 2016
1:54 is at #1, followed by Shut In at #2 and Juste la Fin du Monde at #3.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 11 to 17, 2016
Doctor Strange tops the chart, with Trolls at #2 and Arrival at #3.
Opinion: The value in 10-out-of-10
Following Jean-Pierre Blais’ recent comments on the CIPF points change, the Writers Guild of Canada’s Maureen Parker weighs in on why 10/10 Canadian series are worth protecting.
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.
Robeth captures gold at enRoute Film Fest
The short film from Quebec filmmaker Kevin T. Landry was among six projects to claim prizes at the 10th edition of the Air Canada-sponsored event.
Resurrecting Hassan wins at RIDM
The Carlo Guillermo Proto-directed film won best Canadian feature at the Montreal documentary festival.
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.
In brief: Murdoch finds an escape, Egoyan’s Remember wins in Hanoi
Murdoch delves further into interactive experiences, becoming an escape game; Serendipity Point and SK Films win international awards, plus more news.