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TV advertising remains soft, but subscriber fees, sports see growth

Rogers, Shaw and Corus all released financials Thursday morning, with all reporting softer advertising revenue for TV but some finding increased strength in other areas.

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Syfy ends Defiance after three seasons

The Toronto-shot series aired on Shaw Media’s Showcase specialty in Canada.

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Rookie Blue signs off after six seasons

The ICF Films and eOne cop drama is coming to an end after 74 episodes.

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Cameras roll on The Code

With Jason Priestley (pictured) cast in the lead role, the drama series from Entertainment One and Shaw Media is set to premiere on Global in spring 2016.

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Tara Ellis returns to CBC as executive director, scripted content

The 15-year Shaw veteran will lead the pubcaster’s content teams to develop comedy, drama and kids programming.

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Chef in Your Ear whispers sweetly for Shaw Media

The new Food Network Canada series debuts as the top new Canadian specialty series this fall, while Leave it to Bryan finds its highest season premiere ever on HGTV. (Chef in Your Ear pictured.)

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WIFT-T names management accelerator participants

Rebecca Swift and Cher Merlo are among 12 individuals who were selected for the inaugural edition of the Shaw Media Management Accelerator program.

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Shaw Media hires new factual, lifestyle content directors

As part of a shift in direction for its original programming, the broadcaster has announced new hires and promotions for its content team. (Lisa Godfrey, head of original content, pictured.)

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Cameras roll on latest Chesler/Perlmutter holiday MOW

Christmas Incorporated, starring Shenae Grimes-Beech and Steve Lund (pictured), is shooting in Hamilton, ON.

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Rookie Blue season finale dips against spring high

The pre-long-weekend sixth-season finale didn’t reach the lofty heights of its spring debut, but stayed above a million on overnights.

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Unusually Thicke remodels for new season

Peacock Alley Entertainment’s comic reality show returns this September with a renovation focus and a new home.

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HGTV Canada picks up new Mike Holmes show

The home renovation series, produced by Beverly Hills-based Relativity Television, is set to premiere later this month on the Shaw Media channel.