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    Santa Comes to Pay TV Homes in a New Holiday Channel

    November 30, 2024 This holiday season major pay-TV providers serving 30 million homes in the U.S. and Canada will invite their viewers to immerse themselves in all things Santa with the release of the latest “Santa Tracker” experience from ZoneTV, now through Christmas.…

    Groupe V Media Appoints Executive VP, Strategy and Communications

    November 30, 2024 Maxime Rémillard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe V Media, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dimitri Gourdin as Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Communications.  In this capacity, he will assume a leading role in the management of the…

    Skinny Cable Rules To Become Effective as CRTC Mandates More Choice

    November 30, 2024 by Aleksandra Sagan The CRTC and consumer advocacy group OpenMedia say they’re keeping a close eye on the country’s TV providers as the final phase of new ‘skinny’ cable packages rules are implemented on Thursday. After regulations were first introduced earlier this year,…

    W Network Greenlights Bachelor Canada

    November 30, 2024   Following the hugely successful inaugural season of the The Bachelorette Canada, W Network is bringing The Bachelor Canada to fans of the franchise. “The Bachelorette Canada was a colossal hit, resonating with fans across the country, and we’re excited…

    CBC/Radio-Canada’s Mandate Must be Reviewed First

    November 29, 2024   Julie Tremblay, President and CEO of TVA Group, has commented on CBC/Radio-Canada’s proposals in the Canadian Heritage consultation on Canadian content in a digital world: “The idea of removing advertising from CBC/Radio-Canada in exchange for increased, guaranteed public funding,…

    RTNDA Canada Calls for Nominations for Lifetime Achievement Award

    November 29, 2024 RTDNA Canada is inviting nominations for individuals who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service and continued excellence during the course of their career in journalism or news management. This award is for lifetime acheivement rather than for a single contribution.…

    Corus’ Cooking Channel Unveils Schedule for Premiere

    November 29, 2024 Corus Entertainment’s Cooking Channel Canada officially arrives in Canada on December 12. Dishing out a delectable lineup of programming that is sure to satisfy Canadian foodies across the country, the network’s exclusive programming serves up series with beloved celebrity cooks,…

    Broadcasting Accessibility Fund Approves Second Round Project Grants

    November 29, 2024 The Broadcasting Accessibility Fund today announced that it will award $667,000 in grants to six new and innovative projects designed to advance accessibility to broadcasting content for Canadians with disabilities. These six new projects represent the completion of the Fund’s…

    Eastlink Launches Exchange Plan Allowing Customers to Customize Channels

    November 29, 2024 Cable provider Eastlink rolled out a unique plan Tuesday that allows customers more flexibility in selecting what TV channels they want to watch.   The Halifax-based company, which serves markets across Canada, says people will be able to customize their packages…

    Lionsgate Signs Licensing Agreement with Chinese Streaming Platform

    November 29, 2024 Lionsgate has signed a new long-term output deal for a broad range of commercial feature films and a number of Lionsgate library titles with China’s largest comprehensive online video platform, iQIYI, the two companies announced today. The agreement covers subscription…