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Broadcasters fire back at production industry’s CRTC appeal

Bell Media, Rogers and Corus have jointly taken out a full-page ad in the Hill Times asking the feds to maintain the commission’s English-language group licence renewal decision.

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In Brief: TIFFxInstagram short film festival returns

Plus: CMF adds two to its board of directors and Rogers turns off specialty channel G4.

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Banff ’17: Broadcasters in the hot seat

A panel of Canadian broadcasters (and one producer) tackled Cancon funding and the ever-growing OTT threat on day one of the festival.

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Upfronts ’17: Inside City’s growth strategy

Rogers Media execs break down the channel’s more “balanced” schedule and its fan-favourite approach to programming.

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Upfronts ’17: Rogers Media brings on the comedy and Cancon

City has added 12 new titles to its schedule, including Canadian originals Fubar and Bad Blood.

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Rogers Media announces national CityNews expansion

The media co will be bringing local versions of the nightly news program to Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Montreal.

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Cameras rolling on Mister Tachyon

The eight-part project, created by Director X (aka Julien Christian Lutz), is a fiction-documentary hybrid series exploring the depths of science.

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Five more years for English-language broadcasters: CRTC

The regulator set a standard 30% CPE for all groups as part of the licence renewals and approved mandatory distribution of Rogers Media’s OMNI Regional.

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City adds Shazam branded game show to summer schedule

The Rogers Media-owned network’s lineup features a number of old-school hits, including a branded series that will challenge contestants against the music app.

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Cable revenue flat for Rogers in Q1

But the telco posted a 6% bump in overall profits, thanks in part to a $26 million gain in its media business.

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Rogers Media sells Toronto production office

The company will remain as a tenant at the 1.8-acre site until next year.

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Rogers Media suspends production at Toronto community station

Ten people have been laid off at the media company’s York Mills Road station.