Articles Tagged ‘Astral Media’
The Halifax-based producer picks up Family Channel and three Disney-branded channels that had been on the auction block following BCE’s $3.38 billion purchase of Astral Media.
Rival Bell Media, releasing its own overall results, saw its second quarter revenue rise following its parent BCE acquiring Astral Media.
Bell Media will open new regional development offices in Halifax, Winnipeg and Vancouver as the acquisition, which closes July 5, moves forward.
The regulatory decision, with conditions, comes after an earlier bid to acquire the Canadian media group was rejected on competition grounds.
Segal Licensing will be responsible for marketing the tween dance drama (pictured) through events, merchandise and publications.
The report, prepared by Nordicity, analyzed the likely impact of the CRTC programming policy on English-language television production between 2012 and 2017.
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