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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.

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John Cassaday to step down as Corus Entertainment head

The long-time head of the Canadian media group is to retire at the end of March 2015, to be replaced by Doug Murphy.

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Corus to up its investment in owned content

During an investors presentation, Corus Entertainment COO Doug Murphy said the company will focus on developing and owning more of its unscripted factual content.

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Banff 2014: Top 10 takeaways

From the 2014 Banff World Media Festival, 10 key trends shaping the TV business right now.

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Nelvana and Michael Eisner pact on superhero cartoon

The partners will develop Mysticons, about four regular kids called into action to double as superheros.

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KidsCo broadcast duties land at Corus Entertainment

The international kids channel, a joint venture with NBCUniversal, will now be run out of Corus Quay in Toronto.

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Corus Entertainment promotes Maria Hale

Former OWN exec John MacDonald also joins the newly-formed digital and TV team at the specialty and pay TV broadcaster (Hale pictured here).

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Corus eyeing a winner in OWN Canada after U.S. Network launch

Women TV viewers worship Oprah Winfrey. Canadian advertisers and market analysts are keen.

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Corus reorganizes Television division teams

Corus Entertainment has made a slew of new appointments in the Television division, within the Programming and Production and International teams, that align the programming and commissioning by content rather than by TV property.