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Weak film slate dents Lionsgate’s Q2 results

The Vancouver-based mini-studio saw earnings and revenue fall ahead of the Nov. 22 release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (pictured).

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BCE gaining ground on cable rivals with Fibe TV offering

The third quarter sign-ups brings the subscriber base for the IPTV service to 420,000 Canadians, compared to 200,000 in the same period of 2012.

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Cineplex posts record Q3 revenue, lower earnings

Acquisition costs and higher operating expenses dented the bottom line as the Canadian exhibitor welcomed a record 19 million guests into its theatres during the latest financial quarter.

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Rogers, Shaw report quarterly revenue growth

Elsewhere, Corus Entertainment, which released its Q4 and fiscal year-end results Thursday, reported an increase in specialty advertising revenues.

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Lionsgate turns first quarter profit, sending shares to new high

The Vancouver-based mini-studio showed underlying strength in home entertainment, TV and digital media revenues (Mad Men pictured).

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Cineplex second quarter earnings and revenue rise

More theatres and a mix of Hollywood blockbusters (pictured: Star Trek Into Darkness) helped the exhibitor post a record quarter in total revenue.

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Cogeco Q3 earnings virtually unchanged, despite revenue rise

Recent acquisitions boosted the revenue line, while the profit line was offset by purchase costs.

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Corus Entertainment posts higher Q3 earnings

A one-time gain from the sale of a Food Network Canada stake offset radio advertising softness and lower merchandising and distribution revenues.

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Newspaper losses halve Quebecor Q1 profit

The company’s TVA Group subsidiary separately reported on Tuesday a first quarter loss of $5.9 million for the three months to March 31, compared to a loss of $39.9 million a year earlier.

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Imax posts higher first quarter earnings

Despite fewer theatre signings and installations, the giant screen exhibitor continues on a profitable course.

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Corus Entertainment’s Q2 profit down

Lower TV and radio station revenue reduced earnings at the Canadian broadcaster.

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Theatre network growth helps Imax double Q4 earnings

The giant screen exhibitor also increased revenue from digitally re-mastering Hollywood and other foreign film titles for its expanding global footprint.