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Lionsgate turns first quarter profit, sending shares to new high

The Vancouver-based mini-studio showed underlying strength in home entertainment, TV and digital media revenues (Mad Men pictured).

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Newspaper losses halve Quebecor Q1 profit

The company’s TVA Group subsidiary separately reported on Tuesday a first quarter loss of $5.9 million for the three months to March 31, compared to a loss of $39.9 million a year earlier.

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Imax posts higher first quarter earnings

Despite fewer theatre signings and installations, the giant screen exhibitor continues on a profitable course.

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Rogers Q1 revenue and earnings rise

Cable and wireless phone revenue offset weakness in the media division as the conglomerate completed the rebranding of City Montreal.

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Corus raises Q1 earnings, despite overall revenue fall

The indie broadcaster saw lower TV ad sales impact its revenue line, as higher radio returns offset a fall in overall TV revenue.

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DHX Media sells fourth season of Caillou to PBS Kids

The sale came as DHX Media swung to a first quarter loss after recently closing a deal to acquire Cookie Jar Entertainment to create Canada’s largest kids entertainment company.

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Lionsgate posts Q1 loss on movie releasing expenses

The Canadian studio posted a drop in the period despite sharply higher revenue from the release of The Hunger Games.

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Telus posts higher Q1 earnings, in part on new Optik TV sign-ups

Telus posted solid Q1 earnings as it bundles internet and home and wireless phone services with its IPTV TV service to draw new customers from rival Shaw Communications.

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Strong Q1 wireless results help Quebecor Inc. offset soft TV ad market

The diversified Quebec media giant posted sharply higher first quarter earnings, due mainly to a favourable settlement of financial instruments.

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Lionsgate surprises with Q1 profit on TV gains

A growing and successful TV business is helping the Canadian producer deal with the risk and uncertainty of the theatrical movie releasing game.