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CHCH-TV Hamilton is partnering with Waze for Broadcasters to enhance its traffic reports


CHCH-TV Hamilton is partnering with Waze for Broadcasters, the real-time, crowdsourced navigation app, to enhance its traffic reports. With over 400,000 users in the Golden Horseshoe Region, the app will provide CHCH instant access to Waze Complete Traffic Intelligence, a combination of historical and real-time traffic information sourced from drivers themselves. Viewers can become “CHCH WAZERS” and proactively report problem areas while on the road.

TVOKids is receiving critical acclaim with 12 nominations for the 2017 Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence, and a record-setting 23 nominations for the Daytime Emmy Awards – the most TVO has ever earned for its children’s content from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among the nominations was recognition by the YMA for TVO mPower in the category of Best Original Interactive Content. mPower is a new, online game that helps build foundational K-6 math skills for students in the classroom.

Australia’s longest running television drama Neighbours will be available on LGBTQ network OUTtv, starting Apr. 20. Canadian viewers will be able to watch the daily drama weekdays at 2:30pm ET and 5:30pm ET, on the same date as the Australian broadcast, with an omnibus of five episodes on Saturdays. OUTtvGO subscribers will be able to stream episodes at any time.

Blue Ant International, a division of Blue Ant Media, is expanding its library with a Digital Studios category. The distribution group is now offering short-form digital content from natural history to comedy and animation to fuel demand from social media and digital platforms. The expanded slate includes new series like Paranormal Survivor: Evil Surrounds You, which puts the viewer in the middle of the experience using 360-degree technology.

Super Channel is launching Super Channel VAULT, a newly-branded channel featuring hand-picked, critically acclaimed, award-winning films. The new channel launches Apr. 28 on SC3. The collection of carefully curated films will also be available for viewers to watch on Super Channel On Demand.

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