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Netflix Releases Study on Canadian and Global Viewing Habits

September 21, 2016 Canadian fans of the Netflix series “Narcos” share something in common with viewers in other countries: they got hooked on the cartel crime drama by just the third episode, according to new research released by the streaming service. Netflix defines…

Corus Brings Unscripted, Lifestyle Series to MIPCOM

September 21, 2016     Corus Entertainment today announced three unscripted, lifestyle series for international sale at MIPCOM. The company continues to grow its slate of  original unscripted series developed for its portfolio of Women and Lifestyle channels and this season debuts Home…

ASC Releases Report on Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising

September 21, 2016   Advertising Standards Canada today released the Canadian Children’s Food & Beverage Advertising Initiative: 2015 Compliance Report. The Report confirms the continuing high level of compliance by the companies participating  in the Canadian Children’s Food & Beverage Advertising Initiative in meeting…

CRTC Implements New Internet Rules

September 21, 2016 The CRTC  has officially implemented new rules that industry watchers predict will lead to cheaper Internet rates. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has issued a decision requiring the big telecom companies to offer wholesale access to their fibre networks.…

Neil Young Protests Oil Pipeline with New Song

September 20, 2016 Neil Young is joining the protest against the four-state Dakota Access pipeline with his new song,  “Indian Givers.” The music video for the song shows clips of Young driving his car and footage of the recent anti-pipeline protests, including a…

East Coast Music Awards Unveils 2017 Venue

September 20, 2016 The 2017 East Coast Music Awards show will take place on Thursday April 27 in Saint John, N.B. Organizers have announced that comedian James Mullinger will host the annual show at Harbour Station. Tickets and more information on the evening’s…

CTV Uses Astral Out of Home to Promote Premiere of New Series

September 20, 2016   Astral Out of Home, a division of Bell Media, announced today the launch of an all-new original out-of-home campaign to promote this Wednesday’s,  September 21st, premiere of new CTV political conspiracy thriller Designated Survivor. The campaign was created by…

VICE Quebec Receives Two Gemeaux Awards

September 20, 2016     VICE Quebec announces two Gemeaux award wins today. The prestigious awards honour both television and digital productions produced in Quebec. VICE Quebec’s original documentary The Hunt for Shale Gas on the Deer-Infested Island of Anticosti won in the…

Corus Greenlights Second and Third Installments of Anne of Green Gables Series

September 20, 2016 Corus Entertainment announced today it has commissioned Good Stars and Fire & Dew, the second and third instalments of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables series of films produced by Breakthrough Entertainment. Ella Ballentine (Anne Shirley), Martin Sheen (Matthew Cuthbert),…

CBC’s Terry Milewski to Retire

September 20, 2016 Veteran CBC-TV reporter Terry Milewski has announced his retirement.  The senior Ottawa correspondent made the announcement on Twitter on Monday. “Small news: I gotta go. After 38 years at CBC, I’m retiring.  Still gonna show up often on air and…