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Taking measure of The Launch

The premiere episode of Bell Media’s competition series captured audiences across linear TV, social media and music-streaming platforms.

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Hitting a high note at Bell Media

Playback’s annual Best of the Year issue kicks off with Randy Lennox, the new president of Bell Media bringing a “Bat Out of Hell” approach to TV.

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The Launch gets mid-season premiere on CTV

The first episode of the music competition series will air in simulcast on CTV, CTV Two and Much on Jan. 10.

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Can The Launch take off internationally?

Randy Lennox lays out his plan to bring the series worldwide through big stars like Shania Twain and Fergie and a responsive format.

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TIFF ’17: Why Long Time Running was a sprint for Banger Films

The Toronto prodco’s co-founder Scot McFadyen talks about jumping straight into production, leaving the directing to others and building the Canadian mythology.

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Bell Media shuffles senior leadership team

With the departure of Stuart Garvie, the media co has promoted several to take on new programming and media sales roles.

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CTV’s The Launch underway in T.O.

Bell Media’s SVP of content and programming Mike Cosentino talks about prepping the format for an international rollout and filling mid-season time slots.

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Upfronts ’17: Inside Bell’s feel-good sked

Execs from the company weigh in on building the new Bell Media Studios brand and how This is Us set the tone for programming 2017/18.

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Media execs weigh in on working with Netflix

Heads from CBC, Corus and Bell on why a deal with the SVOD can be like “sleeping with the enemy,” issues with funding premium content and the challenges they face for ad dollars.

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Bell Media elevates execs following Turcke’s exit

Randy Lennox’s former responsibilities as president of broadcast and content have been divvied up.

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Turcke to NFL, Lennox upped at Bell Media

The media company has announced a change in its upper ranks as Mary Ann Turcke leaves after 12 years.

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In brief: Letterkenny preps for Paddy’s Day; Peppa Pig nabs prize

A special St. Patrick’s Day episode of the CraveTV original will launch March 17, Canada/Ireland copro Maudie to screen in Berlin, plus more news.