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CBC and BBC pledge to increase collaborations

The organizations’ scripted and factual teams have started ongoing conversations to look for coproduction opportunities.

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Pubcasters unite as shared challenges intensify

CBC’s Catherine Tait and ABC Australia’s Michael Carrington discuss the growing importance of international collaboration as public broadcasters face mounting pressures.

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CBC, ABC Australia deepen collaboration through MOU pact

The pubcasters say the co-development and co-financing partnership will allow them to maximize their resources in a challenging landscape.

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CBC highlights commercial-revenue drive at Upfront ’19

The pubcaster’s new-look exec team put a focus on advertiser-friendly programming this year, including Battle of the Blades and Family Feud Canada.

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Media leaders, Netflix spar on Prime Time stage

CBC’s Catherine Tait accused the streamer of “cultural imperialism” while Stephane Cardin argued that Netflix’s business is good business for producers.

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Awards In Brief: Oh wins Golden Globe, Dorians nominate Schitt’s

Plus: Which Canadian film and TV industry faces were named to Chatelaine’s Women of the Year list?

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Photo gallery: CBC, CMF celebrate Women in Comedy

The evening saw Catherine Tait (CBC/Radio-Canada) and Valerie Creighton (CMF) among those celebrating the achievements of women in comedy with Ottawa’s political crowd.

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CBC/Radio-Canada sets three-year inclusion plan

The pubcaster hit its Strategy 2020 goal of 2.1% Indigenous representation in its workforce, and noted that 48.9% of its employees are women.

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CBC to rebrand, relaunch TV app as Gem, with kids content as a focus

In her first major address to the industry since starting as president and CEO of CBC, Catherine Tait outlined the pubcaster’s vision for its OTT programming future.

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Catherine Tait named president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada

Updated: The film and TV industry veteran becomes the first woman to hold the position, replacing outgoing president Hubert Lacroix.

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’90s cartoon band Prozzak set for a comeback

Toronto’s Portfolio Entertainment and digital producer Duopoly have teamed to produce an animated series featuring the Canadian band.

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iThentic partners with Funny or Die

The Toronto digital content studio has rebranded its distribution platform as iFestivus and launched a new comedy-focused channel on the U.S. platform.