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ATN Acquires Canadian Cricket Broadcast Rights

July 25, 2016 Asian Television Network International Limited is pleased to announce that it has acquired exclusive Cricket rights for Cricket Australia, England Cricket Board, Cricket Ireland and Caribbean Premiere League. The rights consists of all the games played in Australia from 2016…
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CFC Welcomes Associate Sponsor of Prime Time TV Program

July 25, 2016 The Canadian Film Centre  and Bell Media are pleased to welcome ABC Signature Studios as the new associate sponsor of the highly touted Bell Media Prime Time TV program.  ABC Signature spearheads development and production in premium and basic cable,emerging…
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Canadian Music Companies Settle Legal Action Against isoHunt

July 25, 2016 Canadian and international music companies have settled litigation against isoHunt Web Technologies Inc.  and its founder Gary Fung with the entering of orders by consent against isoHunt and Fung.  The settlement ends a lawsuit filed in 2010 alleging substantial copyright infringement…
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DHX Media and Amazon Prime Ink U.S. exclusive on New Animated Children’s Series

July 25, 2016 DHX Media has licensed season one of its new animated comedy series Looped, exclusively for Amazon Prime members in the U.S to stream or download via the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices and…
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OBITUARY — TOM GOULD

July 25, 2016 Tom Gould, a quintessential newsman who helped launch Canada AM and served as vice-president of news for CTV News, has died. He was 84. Gould spent more than 50 years in journalism with bylines across television, print and radio. He…
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Heckling of TV Reporter Leads to Police Investigation

July 25, 2016 Vancouver police are investigating after a heckler interrupted a live broadcast to hurl sexually explicit remarks at a female reporter. CTV British Columbia news director Les Staff confirms that reporter Sarah MacDonald has filed a complaint with the Vancouver Police…
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Rogers Radio Vancouver Announces Wham Bam Concert

July 22, 2016 Radio today announced the full lineup for its KiSS Radio Wham Bam concert at The Fair at The PNE in Vancouver on Saturday, Aug. 20. The one-day music festival will feature some of the world’s top artists, including multi platinum,…
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SOCAN Acquires Audiam

July 22, 2016 SOCAN has purchased 100% of the innovative New York-based tech company Audiam, empowering SOCAN to provide a unique global music industry solution with respect to licensing digital services and royalty payment for songwriters, composers and music publishers. With Audiam, SOCAN…
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Yangaroo Partners with MTV Latin America for Music Video Delivery

July 22, 2016 Yangaroo Inc.  today announced that it has partnered with MTV Latin America to deliver music videos digitally and in high definition to all three of the network’s feeds covering Latin America, as well as to MTV Tr3s (for the US…
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Kirstine Stewart to Leave Twitter

July 22, 2016 Twitter’s vice president for media in North America, Kirstine Stewart, will be leaving the company. A Twitter spokesman confirmed in an email Thursday that Stewart will part ways with the social media company. But Cam Gordon said Twitter is “not…