Rogers Media

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How Shaftesbury got Hudson & Rex off the ground after 12 years

Christina Jennings discusses the show’s journey to greenlight, adapting scripted formats and getting back into business with Rogers Media.

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CTV, Citytv partner on Michael Buble music special

The special will also air simultaneously on NBC in the U.S.

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Bart Yabsley to lead Sportsnet as president

The appointment comes five months after former Sportsnet president Scott Moore left the role.

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Canadian broadcasters prep for an SVOD invasion

Broadcast execs discuss how they’re honing their streaming offerings as another wave of deep-pocketed OTT players head toward Canada.

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Ottawa hosts ‘Christmas’ in March

Muse Entertainment’s Christmas Jars is now in production ahead of its premiere on Citytv during the 2019 holiday schedule.

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In brief: Tova re-elected as ACTRA Toronto president

Plus: Schitt’s Creek wins a pair of Dorians, Anthropocene joins the Berlin festival lineup, and more.

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Mandatory carriage by no means a given: Scott

As the hearing for a multi-lingual TV service got underway, CRTC chair Ian Scott emphasized that the commission is not compelled to licence any of the applicants’ proposed services.

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Must-carry, multi-ethnic channel pitches go before the CRTC

Next week, eight media companies will vie for the right to operate a multilingual, multi-ethnic programming service for Canadians’ basic cable.

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Former Rogers Media exec Leslie Sole dies

Sole oversaw the expansion of Citytv, OMNI and Rogers’ specialty portfolio during his 25 years with the company.

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Media revenues decrease for Rogers in Q3

While overall revenues increased by 3%, lower Blue Jays’ revenues contributed to a dip in the media segment this quarter.

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Scott Moore to exit Rogers

The longtime broadcast exec, most recently president at Sportsnet, will leave at the end of the month.

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David Purdy moves to Stingray

The former Vice Media exec will serve as CRO as the company aims to diversify its revenues and bolster its mobile and OTT content strategies.