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CSA Announces 2017 Host

December 15, 2016 Toronto native Howie Mandel is returning home to host the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. The show, which will air live on CBC -TV on March 12, 2017, honours the best in Canadian film and television. On the film side, last…
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Bell Media Radio Appoints Head of IHeartRadio

December 15, 2016   Randy Lennox, President, Broadcasting and Content, Bell Media announced the appointment today of Rob Farina to the role of Head of iHeartRadio, Syndication, and Strategic Initiatives, Bell Media Radio. After joining Bell Media seven months ago as Senior Advisor…
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BravoFACTUAL Award Recipients from December 9 Jury Meeting

December 14, 2016     Bell Media’s BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 11 BravoFACTUAL award recipients from the December 9 jury meeting. Selected from 65 applications, a total of $501,341 was awarded to Canadian filmmakers for the production of…
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Amazon Prime Video Launches in Canada

December 14, 2016 Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available to customers in more than 200 countries,  including Canada. Customers around the world can now enjoy popular new original series like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and…
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Blue Ant Media Appoints New CEO of Omnia Media

December 14, 2016 Blue Ant Media  announced today the appointment of David Brown to CEO of Omnia Media. The announcement arrives after Blue Ant Media’s 100% acquisition of the digital video network earlier in 2016. Brown is a former YouTube executive, who served…
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OBITUARY — ALAN THICKE

December 14, 2016 Veteran Canadian actor Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69.   Thicke was playing hockey with his youngest son Carter when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Thicke was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario in 1947.    After graduating from Western…
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‘The Vinyl Cafe’ Host Suspends Show to Focus on Melanoma Treatment

December 13, 2016 “The Vinyl Cafe” host and writer Stuart McLean is suspending his popular radio show to focus on his cancer treatment. In an online post on his website, the bestselling author, journalist and humorist says that he had figured treatment would…
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CTV Winnipeg Announces New Co-Host of Morning Show

December 13, 2016 CTV Winnipeg today announced that Rahim Ladhani has been named Co-Host of Winnipeg’s local morning show CTV Morning Live, joining Gabby Marchand who is currently filling in for Nicole Dubé during her maternity leave. Already a familiar face to viewers across Manitoba…
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Evertz Receives Emmy Award for Technology & Engineering

December 12, 2016 Evertz today announced that they have earned an Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering from the The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The award acknowledges Evertz’s work in Live Production Beyond HD to Achieve Non-Interpolated Video for Instant…
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DHX Launches Telemagino App

December 12, 2016 DHX Television, home to Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, announced today the expansion of its multiplatform offering to French-language viewers with the release of The Télémagino App, available now. Delivering more than 500 episodes across 20 series to preschool…