Tag: TV

CBC drops four anchor format on The National

CBC is dropping the four anchor format on flagship TV newscast The National amid its unpopularity with audiences. Adrienne Arsenault, Andrew Chang, Ian Hanomansing and...

New docuseries explores heyday of Canadian game shows

If you were a Canadian TV viewer in the 1960s, 70s or 80s, chances are at some point you found yourself held captive by...

Crave evolving as bilingual service

Crave is evolving as a bilingual TV and streaming platform with plans to add 6,000 hours of new French-language content, starting Jan. 28. Bell Media’s...

TV & Film News – Short films backed by Canadian talent...

Brotherhood and St. Louis Superman - two short films backed by Canadian talent are among this year’s Oscar nominees. Brotherhood, co-produced by Quebec’s Maria...

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Don Brown, 84, on Dec. 18. Brown had a 53-year broadcasting career, mostly with CBC Sports, producing and/or directing seven Summer Olympics, five Winter Olympics,...

Western Association of Broadcasters announces 2020 speakers lineup

The Western Association of Broadcasters (WAB) has announced the feature speakers for its 86th Annual Conference, taking place June 10-11 at Fairmont Banff Springs. Wizard...

Broadcasters We Lost In 2019

Remembered for their contributions to the broadcast industry *Printed here in order of their publication in Broadcast Dialogue's Weekly Briefing and including notices from Dec....

Canadian ads will be back for 2020 Super Bowl following SCOC...

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCOC) has quashed a CRTC order that has prohibited simultaneous substitution of American ads during the Super Bowl since 2017. In...

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Robert “Bob” Lowe, 92, on Dec. 15. Lowe, who spent much of his working life as a sales manager with CKBW Bridgewater, NS, became one...

Subscriber fees outstripped ad revenue 5:1 in 2018: report

Internet advertising continued to soar in 2018 to an estimated $7.7 billion—up from $6.8 billion over the previous year, however subscriber fees outstripped ad...
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