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Canada’s streaming champion: Crave @ 5

After a tentative start in a difficult market, Crave has blazed new trails in Canadian streaming. Playback magazine went behind the scenes to find the secret of its success.

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Programming profile: CraveTV

Playback catches up with Mike Cosentino and Tracey Pearce at Bell Media to find out how the largest Canadian-owned SVOD is differentiating itself from the pack.

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WIFT-T names 2016 Crystal Awards winners

Tracey Pearce (pictured) and Barbara Bailie are among those to be recognized for their contributions to film, TV and digital media.

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Bell Media targets women with Gusto launch

The channel aims to fill a gap in Bell’s offering by serving up food and lifestyle programming.

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Exec roles shuffled at Bell Media

The departure of Domenic Vivolo has led to a reorganization of responsibilities in the broadcast and distribution divisions of the company.

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Trekking toward pick-and-pay

Behind Bell Media’s big Star Trek win and why high-profile deals and international relationships matter more than ever in TV today.

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Upfronts 2016: CTV pivots schedule with new skew

The conventional net looks to re-balance its schedule away from its recent superhero-heavy focus and towards dramas targeting a broader audience.

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Orphan Black’s Thursday move

Tracey Pearce, SVP specialty and pay at Bell Media, on why the Space series is shifting from its three-season Saturday night slot.

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Best of the Year: Much Digital Studios

The 30-year-old music channel pulled off Playback‘s Digital Play of the Year in 2015, launching an MCN to incubate talent and find new fans.

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Analysis: Mary Ann Turcke rings the bell

This week’s executive shakeup at Bell Media shows the company means business in tackling the one-two punch of declining ad revenues and shifting viewership.

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CraveTV commissions Letterkenny as first Canadian series

The Jared Keeso-starring comedy is a partnership between the Bell Media streamer and The Comedy Network.

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Tracey Pearce named Bell’s new SVP of specialty and pay

The veteran broadcaster replaces Catherine MacLeod, who left Bell Media last week due to family reasons.