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Bell Media drama production execs depart

Updated: Recent Bell Media production and programming exits have led to new executive appointments at CBC and Corus Entertainment.

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Bell Media revenue dips 5% to $713M; Crave subs up to 2.9M

The streaming service had its best quarter since the final season of Game of Thrones was on air, adding 139,000 new subscribers in Q1.

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Bell Media consolidates French lifestyle content online

Noovo Moi is positioned to be a daily one-stop French-language online lifestyle destination.

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CTV Comedy commissions Roast Battle adaptation

Bell Media has ordered eight 30-minute episodes of the unscripted series, with Shelagh O’Brien tapped to direct.

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Bell’s French-language platform Noovo goes live

The new digital hub for French-language content is at the heart of the company’s expansion strategy.

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Crave’s first French-language original to debut this spring

While the streamer has steadily increased its French-language content since early 2020, Sortez-moi de moi will be the first Crave original series.

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Bell Media prepares to launch French-language news service

Set to debut later this month, Noovo Le Fil will air on Noovo’s TV, radio and internet channels.

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What’s happening at Canada’s TV broadcasters?

Executives at Rogers Sports & Media, CBC, Corus Entertainment and Bell Media share how they’re investing in their platforms in a fast-evolving market.

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Transplant underway in Montreal

The hit drama’s second season will consist of 13 episodes.

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Senior staff laid off as Bell Media consolidates in-house prodcos

Playback has learned EPI director of production Kelly McKeown and distribution division head Tony Leadman are departing.

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Bell Media consolidates in-house prodcos amid layoffs

Discovery Canada in-house unit Exploration Production Inc. (EPI) has consolidated with Bell Media Studios, according to a letter obtained by Playback.

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Third round of job cuts hit Bell Media

Updated: Playback has learned that Tom Hastings, director, original programming, drama, and Robin Johnston, director, original programming, factual and reality, have departed the company.