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    New Initiative Brings TV Producers, Digital Media Funding Together

    March 30, 2024 Canadian TV producers, broadcasters and digital media creators are being encouraged to develop interactive programs and multi-platform content, both by trends in consumer media habits and by new rules for production funding. The new Canada Media Fund (the CMF), for…

    Teletoon Appoints New Director, Original Content

    March 29, 2024 TELETOON Canada inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Gregg to the position of Director, Original Content, effective April 19, 2024.  Gregg will oversee original content development and production for TELETOON’s two English and two French networks and…

    BC Film, TV Production Increases

    March 26, 2024 The BC Film Commission reports that film and TV production revenue in the province rose more than $100 million dollars in past year, reaching $1.3 billion in 2024. Revenues are up even though productions are down, the agency reported, with…

    CP24 Celebrates First Year of CP24 BREAKFAST

    March 26, 2024 CP24 BREAKFAST is celebrating its one-year anniversary.   Lead anchor Ann Rohmer, along with CP24 BREAKFAST hosts Melissa Grelo, Steve Anthony, Matte Babel, hosted a special birthday show to commemorate the landmark.   After only one year, CP24 BREAKFAST has…

    Ex-Harper Aide Becomes CBC Political Analyst

    March 26, 2024 Conservative commentator Kory Teneycke has joined CBC News’ respected roster of political analysts. Teneycke, who served as Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s director of communications and spokesperson, has more than 15 years’ experience as a political organizer for conservative parties at…

    International Broadcast Sales for Heroic TV Show

    March 26, 2024 Shaftesbury Sales Company, the distributor of the hit comedy series Life with Derek, is pleased to announce sales of their popular Connor Undercover kids’ live action series for broadcast as follows: two seasons (39 x 30mins) to Turner Broadcasting System,…

    Canwest Picks Up King’s Dark Drama

    March 26, 2024 Canwest Global will be the Canadian broadcaster of a new drama series, based on a Stephen King novella. Haven, from E1 Entertainment in association with Pillar, Segan and Shepherd, will be the first property to be produced for Syfy Channel…

    CTV Confirms Line-Up for JUNO Broadcast

    March 25, 2024 CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) have revealed that rap artist Classified, folk-pop artists Great Lake Swimmers and poetic lyricist K’NAAN are now the final performers confirmed for THE 2024 JUNO AWARDS broadcast, airing Sunday,…

    E1 Entertainment to Grow Kids Broadcast TV Division with New Distribution Deal

    March 25, 2024 Independent studio E1 Entertainment (E1) has signed a long-term distribution agreement with kids production company Amberwood Entertainment.  Through the deal, E1 will handle worldwide distribution rights for Amberwood first-run and selected kids catalogue programming, act as the global sales agent…

    New HD/SD Broadcast Fibre Network Hits Toronto

    March 24, 2024 Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based independent global transmission and production company, has launched HD/SD-capable circuits between Los Angeles and Toronto. Providing much-needed support for HD content, the fibre network is housed at Switch and Data in Toronto. Local…