Winter 2019

10 to Watch: Last chance to nominate

The deadline to nominate the industry's next up-and-comers is tonight. Clic...

2019 Lifestyle Personality of the Year: Bryan Baeumler

The HGTV Canada star took a chance with his personal business and pitched Island of Bryan, the channel's biggest ratings hit in a d...

Playback Winter 2019: Best of the Year

Editor-in-chief Liza Sardi chats with industry leaders about nostalgia, innovation, the arrival of Disney+, meeting consumer expectations an...

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Darren Throop is doing a deal for the ages

Playback's Newsmaker of the Year on eOne's future, Peppa Pig and the combination of two IP juggernauts.

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2019 Format of the Year: Revolution

Quebecor Content's Yann Paquet and Fair-Play's Guy Villeneuve reflect on how the dance format has quickstepped its way to success both at ho...

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2019 Network of the Year: CTV

How Bell Media is reimagining Canada's preeminent network for a digital era.

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2019 Showrunner of the Year: Dan Levy

The man behind Canada's homegrown cultural phenomenon Schitt's Creek topped a life-changing year with a surprise Emmy nomination an...

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2019 Film of the Year: Menteur

Emile Gaudreault's French-language fantasy-comedy has been able to entice Quebec audiences, earning $6.3 million at the box office.

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2019 Production Company of the Year: Peacock Alley Entertainment

How a carefully-crafted development slate, including Crave mockumentary New Eden and CBC Gem's Jensplaining, keeps Peacock...

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2019 Executive of the Year: Catherine Tait

The CBC/Radio-Canada president and CEO discusses how she is building a pubcaster for the future.

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2019 Media Company of the Year: Blue Ant Media

After building an expansive global enterprise over the past eight years, Michael MacMillan's company is going all-in on its North American s...