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    DHX Launches Telemagino App

    December 12, 2024 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…

    Lionsgate Receives 17 Golden Globe Nominations

    December 12, 2024 Lionsgate  earned 17 Golden Globe nominations, spanning its feature film and television businesses this morning, led by an industry-best seven nominations, including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, for Damien Chazelle’scritically-acclaimed La La Land. Lionsgate’s Hacksaw Ridge received three…

    New Streaming Service Offers Content for Visually Impaired

    December 9, 2024 by Bill Brioux   “They kiss; we tell.”  That’s the cheeky motto behind TellMe TV, a new streaming service aimed at providing Described Video on-demand to visually impaired Canadians.  The service, which costs $6.99 a month, launched in November and is currently available…

    BravoFACT Partners with WIFT-T for Pitch Competition

    December 9, 2024   Bell Media’s BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today their continued partnership with Women in Film & Television  – Toronto (WIFT-T) for the second annual WIFT-T BravoFACT pitch competition. An exciting initiative exclusive to WIFT-T members, the contest…

    Lionsgate Closes Starz Acquisition

    December 9, 2024  Lionsgate and Starz  announced the closing of the transaction under which Lionsgate has acquired Starz for approximately $4.4 billion in cash and stock.  The deal creates a vertically integrated global content platform that includes one of the largest independent television…

    CBC Announces ‘Canada 150’ Programming Line-up

    December 7, 2024 With only 25 days until 2024, CBC/Radio-Canada announced today a line-up of special Canada 150 programs. The public broadcaster will be at the heart of Canada’s anniversary year, sharing Canadian stories to celebrate the past, the present and the future,…

    Sony Expands FS Series with New FS7 II Camcorder

    December 6, 2024   FS7 II     Sony is expanding its FS Series Super 35mm professional family with the addition of the new FS7 II camcorder. The new model builds on the original FS7’s strengths by adding advanced features including Electronic Variable…

    Viceland Series to Premiere at 2024 Sundance Festival

    December 6, 2024 Rogers Media announced today that its upcoming original Viceland series, Rise, produced in partnership with Vice Studio Canada and APTN, will debut three episodes in the Short-Form Episodic Series in the Special Events category at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. Additional…

    CMPA Announces Keynote Speaker at Prime Time in Ottawa

    December 6, 2024   The Canadian Media Producers Association today announced that Sandra Stern, President of the Lionsgate Television Group, will deliver the opening keynote at the 22nd edition of Prime Time in Ottawa which will take place February 1-3, 2024, at The…

    Global Announces 2024 Canada’s Walk of Fame Broadcast

    December 6, 2024 Global rolls out the red carpet in celebration of Canadian excellence with the 2024 Canada’s Walk of Fame broadcast special, airing on Monday, December 19. The network’s annual tribute to extraordinary Canadians delivers viewers an exceptional night featuring electrifying performances…