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Programming profile: CraveTV

Playback catches up with Mike Cosentino and Tracey Pearce at Bell Media to find out how the largest Canadian-owned SVOD is differentiating itself from the pack.

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Bell Media elevates execs following Turcke’s exit

Randy Lennox’s former responsibilities as president of broadcast and content have been divvied up.

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New showrunners talk TV: Jeff Detsky, Luke Gordon Field

The Beaverton showrunners talk about bringing the series to market, getting into trouble for being actual fake news and where the show goes from here.

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CTV orders up two more seasons of Cardinal

Twelve more episodes of the detective thriller from eOne and Sienna Films will go to camera in 2017. (Updated: with showrunner announcements for seasons two and three).

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Turcke to NFL, Lennox upped at Bell Media

The media company has announced a change in its upper ranks as Mary Ann Turcke leaves after 12 years.

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Letterkenny heads back to Sudbury for season three

Production is currently underway on six new episodes of the hit CraveTV original.

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CTV greenlights Ilana Frank, eOne detective series

The hour-long, female-led drama is currently in pre-production, with cameras set to roll in Toronto this spring.

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eOne sells Cardinal internationally

The CTV drama has been acquired for broadcast in the U.K., Scandinavia and Spain.

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Cameras roll on Killjoys season three

Season two of the Space original, from showrunner Michelle Lovretta, reached an average of 1.1 million viewers per week.

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Super Bowl ratings down 39% for Bell Media

The media co attributed the decline to the CRTC’s previous simsub ruling, and vows to continue to fight the decision.

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Bell Media revenue up in Q4

Growth from The Movie Network and CraveTV helped offset declines in advertising for conventional TV at the media co.

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Cardinal premiere pulls in 1.3M viewers

The episode’s ratings haul makes the suspense thriller the most-watched Canadian show to debut in the 2016-17 broadcast year, according to Bell Media.