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.
Bell Media elevates execs following Turcke’s exit
Randy Lennox’s former responsibilities as president of broadcast and content have been divvied up.
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.
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).
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.
Letterkenny heads back to Sudbury for season three
Production is currently underway on six new episodes of the hit CraveTV original.
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.
eOne sells Cardinal internationally
The CTV drama has been acquired for broadcast in the U.K., Scandinavia and Spain.
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.
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.
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.
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.