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Rogers Media, CBC extend NHL deal

The newly inked seven-year agreement will keep Hockey Night in Canada and the Stanley Cup playoffs on the pubcaster until 2026.

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Rogers Media shakes up hockey coverage

The company will air fewer regional pre-game shows as part of the new mandate, with at least 11 positions removed in order to cut costs and shift programming.

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NHL deal contributes to Rogers Media Q2 revenue increase

While overall profits dipped, the company’s media division saw revenue growth related to NHL, Sportsnet, the Jays and Next Issue Canada.

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TVA Group posts Q1 loss following NHL deal

The media co reported a $14.7 million loss for the quarter ending March 31.

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TVA Sports adds ‘temporary’ channel for NHL playoffs

The Quebecor sports network is looking to capitalize on its exclusive French-language rights to the NHL playoffs with TVA Sports 3.

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Rogers Comm. Q4 earnings drop, despite higher overall revenues

Gains in revenue from the NHL licensing deal and Sportsnet properties offset continuing softness in print and TV advertising.

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CBC, Rogers Media to share Mr. D and Young Drunk Punk (exclusive)

After partnering to keep Hockey Night in Canada on CBC, both networks have carved out exclusive windows for season four of the Gerry Dee-starrer and the rookie Bruce McCulloch chuckler.

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City sets launch dates for Sunnyside, Young Drunk Punk

Rogers Media is pitting its new sketch comedy series against CTV’s Comedy Thursdays. (Young Drunk Punks‘ Tim Carlson pictured)

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Rogers Communications posts lower earnings

Cable revenue fell on continuing TV subscriber losses, partially offset by continued internet revenue growth.

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Sportsnet hits audience record with Leafs home opener

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ first home game against the Montreal Canadiens pulled in an average audience of 2.01 million.

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A guide to NHL changes in Canada

With the puck now dropped on a new NHL season, a recap of how changes over the last year have impacted the league’s broadcasts in Canada.

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Rogers gives customers an exclusive NHL view

The company has rolled out a $10 million addition to its GameCentre Live digital platform that will give exclusive camera angles to Rogers customers.