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Corus posts below-estimate revenues for Q1

The consolidated company’s TV business reported a 5% revenue decline from the previous year.

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The ’10s: The era of SVODs and Let’s Talk TV

We’re wrapping up our birthday throwback series with a dive into the recent past: Netflix, the CRTC and the Corus/Shaw deal will shape the industry for years to come.

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Playback’s most popular stories of 2016

By all accounts it was a crazy year: major acquisitions, government consultations and regulatory changes. Take a look at our top-10 stories from the past year.

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Best of the Year: Home To Win

Canada’s newest specialty reality series took a cue from superheroes – packing stars into one show – and watched the viewers and sponsors pour in.

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Global preps January launch for Ransom

The Global original drama is produced by eOne, Sienna Films, Big Light Productions and Wildcats Productions.

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Broadcasters call for new funding models

Increased flexibility, changes to the tax credit system and a debate over rights ownership: the media cos make their cases for operating in a new digital world.

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Cancon exporters form industry association

Blue Ant’s Raja Khanna (pictured) is chair of the new organization, which aims to increase the visibility and export of Canadian TV and digital content.

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Shaftesbury unveils Emerald Code

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its digital and linear series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.

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Nelvana rebrands and refocuses

President Scott Dyer on why his company is doubling down on strong stories and shifting away from a merch-first strategy.

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Corus feeds the food genre with new channel

The media co is bringing the successful U.S. Cooking Channel north of the border, even as Canadian competition in cuisine heats up.

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Corus fiscal ’16 revenues up 44%

In its first full-year financial report since acquiring Shaw Media, the company’s fiscal results were in line with expectations.

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Corus finalizes original content team following merger

Nine months after the company acquired Shaw Media, the original content teams led by Lisa Godfrey have been announced.