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Deals: Blue Ant, Corus, Digital Canaries

Blue Ant International scores a raft of European sales, Corus’ podcasting division partners with The Podcast Exchange, plus more.

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Consolidated revenues dip 4% for Corus in Q3 financials

Decreasing ad revenues in its TV business continued to weigh on the media company’s bottom line.

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Banff ’18: Why Netflix’s Larry Tanz said yes to Travelers

VP of content acquisition Larry Tanz on why the sci-fi series fit into the streamer’s commissioning wheelhouse and what it’s looking for in a project.

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Shaw reportedly shopping its stake in Corus

According to a report from The Globe and Mail, the teleco aims to free capital to invest in its wireless network.

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Upfronts ’18: Corus unveils Canadian originals, international pickups

Updated: The media co’s commissions included a culinary series from Proper Television, as well as a greenlight for the third and final season of Mary Kills People.

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Corus gets serious about podcasts with new hire

The Canadian media company will roll out original content for the platform over the course of the year.

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Corus, Bell Media cancel deal for French-language specialty channels

The termination of the purchase agreement comes less than a week after the Competition Bureau blocked the transaction.

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Competition Bureau blocks Historia, Series+ sale

Bell Media’s bid for the Corus properties is still to be reviewed by the CRTC.

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Global sets summer schedule

The network will debut one new series, alongside a number of returning shows including Private Eyes and ratings juggernaut Big Brother.

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Robin Neinstein leaving Corus to join Netflix

Neinstein, who currently serves as manager of original content, scripted, factual and kids at Corus, will join the streamer’s physical production team next month.

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Corus renews eight unscripted series

The renewals include Frantic Films’ Backyard Builds, Great Pacific Media’s Worst to First and Cineflix’s Property Brothers.

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CBS All Access launches in Canada

Primetime programming like NCIS and Seal Team won’t be available on the SVOD until seven days after its Canadian linear broadcast.