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CRTC Approves Corus’ Acquisition of Shaw Media

March 24, 2022 Corus Entertainment Inc.  today received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission  to acquire Shaw Media Inc.. With the required regulatory and other approvals obtained, the company plans to close the transaction on April 1, 2022. “We are very pleased…

Corus Appoints VP of Content, Corus Kids

March 23, 2022 Corus Entertainment today announced the appointment of Deirdre Brennan as Vice President of Content, Corus Kids. A highly respected global leader in children’s content, Deirdre will oversee all content aspects of the Corus Kids portfolio, which includes YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon,…

Archer Returns to TELETOON at Night for Season Seven

March 23, 2022 The seventh season of the critically acclaimed series Archer makes its highly anticipated return to TELETOON at Night on Thursday, March 31, airing day-and-date with the U.S. Episodes from Season 7 will be available to stream every Friday on,…

Chartered Accountants Renew Sponsorship of TVO’s The Agenda

March 22, 2022 TVO is pleased to announce a renewed sponsorship by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario), in support of The Agenda with Steve Paikin. This marks the ninth consecutive year of sponsorship by CPA Ontario. The Agenda with Steve…

Discovery Begins Production on New Original Series “Heavy Rescue: 401”

March 21, 2022 Discovery announced today that production is underway on Heavy Rescue: 401, a new original Canadian series set to debut in 2022 based on the network’s hit series Highway Thru Hell. With the support of the Ontario Provincial Police, Ministry of…

Disney XD to Air New Innovative Series

March 18, 2022 Get ready to be fooled with Disney XD’s innovative new series, Walk the Prank. Blending comedy with real hidden-camera pranks, the hilarious live-action series will be introduced on April Fool’s Day with sneak peeks airing on both Disney XD and…

Bell Media Brings iHeartRadio Music Awards to Canada

March 18, 2022 Following the new Bell Media and iHeartRadio partnership announced in January, CTV announced today it will bolster its leading awards programming with the addition of the annual iHeartRadio Music Awards. For the first time ever on a Canadian network, viewers…

HISTORY Greenlights Season 5 of Hit Drama Series

March 18, 2022 HISTORY announced  that it has renewed a 20-episode fifth season of  specialty entertainment series Vikings. Golden Globe Award winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors, Roots) joins the cast for season five. “We’re tremendously proud of this Canadian-Irish original production that…

Canada-New Zealand Coproductions Receive $1M in Funding

March 17, 2022 The Canada Media Fund and NZ On Air announced today a financing incentive of CAD $1 million for three digital media coproduction projects under the Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund. Now in its second year, this partnership between the CMF and…

CBC Greenlights New Drama Series

March 16, 2022 CBC has greenlit The Council (working title), a compelling international thriller woven around a remote Canadian Arctic town from Emmy Award-winning showrunner and writer René Balcer (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) with Lark Productions and Keston International Productions. The Council…