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TV & Film News – Baroness Von Sketch Show wins Rose d’or for Comedy

Baroness Von Sketch Show has won the coveted Rose d’or prize for Comedy. The award is shared by CBC, Winnipeg prodco Frantic Films, and...

Bell’s proposed ‘V’ acquisition threatens to crush competition, says Quebecor

Quebecor is asking the CRTC to outright deny Bell Media's application to acquire the French-language V network. In its intervention to the commission, filed Friday,...
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TV & Film News – Mel Tuck, Lesley Ewen receive UBCP/ACTRA Lifetime Achievement Awards

UBCP/ACTRA held its 8th annual awards Saturday, honouring members in five categories, in addition to two lifetime achievement honours. Ben Cotton was awarded Best...

Stabbing footage aired without warning violated code: CBSC

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) says CTV Toronto violated several codes when it aired cell phone footage of a stabbing without warning to...

Grey Cup TV audience up 19%: Bell Media

Sunday night’s 107th Grey Cup drew an average audience of 3.9 million viewers on TSN and RDS, up 19% over 2018, according to Numeris...

Channel Zero launches studio division

Channel Zero, the company that owns Hamilton-based CHCH-TV and a handful of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics, has announced it's launching...

TV & Film News – Amazon Prime Video app now available on Ignite TV

Rogers has announced that the Amazon Prime Video app is now available on Ignite TV. Amazon Prime joins Netflix and YouTube on the platform,...

Evan Solomon named new host of CTV’s Power Play

CTV News has announced that Evan Solomon will helm weekday political program Power Play, following longtime host Don Martin's move to retire at the...

TV & Film News – Edmonton Screen Media Fund open for applications

The Edmonton Screen Media Fund is now open for funding applications. Launched last week by the Edmonton Screen Industries Office, the $4-million fund will...

Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet

It's official. Don Cherry has been fired by Sportsnet. "Sports brings people together - it unites, not divides us," said a statement issued at noon...
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