Phil King

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In Brief: Phil King named Canada lead for Sony Pictures

The former CTV president takes on an added role as SPT moves toward a territory management model, plus more.

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Phil King joins Sony Pictures Television

The former CTV head has been named SVP, distribution for Canada.


Bell Media taps music exec Randy Lennox to lead TV, radio

A major shakeup at Bell Media on Monday sees King out, Lennox (pictured) in and several other senior execs let go as the media co reshapes its structure in the face of change.

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Phil King departs Bell Media

Bell Media has confirmed King, formerly president of CTV, sports and entertainment programming, is no longer with the company.


Phil King on continuing CTV’s encore strategy

The Bell Media exec on why encore broadcasts of specialty original shows on conventional channels may become more important in a pick-and-pay world. (19-2 pictured.)

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CTV orders a third season of MasterChef Canada

CTV topper Phil King on why MasterChef Canada, set to go into production again this summer, earned a new-season order.

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It’s Showtime for Bell Media

Bell Media’s Phil King and Showtime president David Nevins unpack the partnership at a media event Tuesday.


Unscripted show of the year: MasterChef Canada

From Playback magazine: “I think people really warmed to the fact that we could tell Canadian stories within that format,” says Proper Television president Guy O’Sullivan of the top-rated series.

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MIPCOM: Bell Media pacts with Mark Burnett, Omnicom for formats

The joint venture includes MGM’s United Artists Media Group and Hearst Entertainment. (Phil King, president, CTV, sports, and entertainment programming at Bell Media pictured.)

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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.

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Banff 2014: Top 10 takeaways

From the 2014 Banff World Media Festival, 10 key trends shaping the TV business right now.

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Phil King on TSN’s next play

The Bell Media exec discusses TSN’s three new national feeds while Mindshare Canada’s Trevor Clark wonders if the sports media sector is becoming over-saturated.