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Will U.S. studios license less content as the streaming wars heat up?

Corus’ Doug Murphy said U.S. players will continue to license content to Canadian companies, despite concerns they will withhold shows for their own OTT services.

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Corus returns to growth in 2019

A resurgence in TV ad spend propelled yearly revenues to $1.69 billion, while Doug Murphy also discussed the evolution of its specialty portfolio and its direct-to-consumer offering StackTV.

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Q3 brings steady growth at Corus

Double-digit increases in television ad revenues compensated for low subscription numbers.

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Banff ’19: Is Rome burning for the Canadian broadcast industry?

Corus head Doug Murphy says Canada has three to five years to fix its regulatory environment or there will be severe consequences for the sector.

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TV revenues up 5% for Corus in Q2

An uptick in TV ad spending continued to be the main driver, with overall revenues hitting $353.5 million.

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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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Strong TV results propel Corus to growth in Q1

Doug Murphy told analysts during an investor call this week that Nelvana is on track to increase its production output by 50% this year.

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TV revenues steady for Corus in Q4

President and CEO Doug Murphy said Corus will continue to expand its slate of TV IP, with 11 Studios’ series set to launch in fiscal 2019.

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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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TV and radio ad revenues down for Corus in Q4

Development of the company’s VOD and audience segmentation efforts will be key priorities in 2018.

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Corus Entertainment swings to second quarter loss

The broadcaster posted a non-cash radio impairment charge of $130 million, while lowering earnings guidance due to “further economic headwinds” impacting advertising market confidence.

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Corus’ John Cassaday: Not so fast, TV isn’t dying

“Overall viewership is growing, up 3% across the sector, underscoring the continuing influence and impact of television in our lives,” Cassaday told analysts on Tuesday.