Feds propose review of Broadcasting, Telecom Acts
The Liberal government has released its 2017 budget, which calls for modernizing the Acts and includes funding for cultural infrastructure.
TV and digital dominate consumer complaints: Ad Standards
Digital now represents one quarter of the complaints logged for advertising, most of which are based on inaccurate information.
Heartland renewed at CBC
The Alberta-shot drama will surpass 190 episodes during its eleventh season.
Adobe aims for ‘apples-to-apples’ digital and TV measurement
The company unveiled its new Advertising Cloud software, which has been in the works since it acquired digital ad tech company TubeMogul for $540 million last year.
The Big Bang Theory returns to the top: Numeris
The long-running comedy series on CTV brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of March 6 to 12.
Cord-cutting hit a record high in 2016: report
But those who have cut the cord still only account for a small percentage of the total market, according to a report from Boon Dog.
Two new reno shows join HGTV Canada spring lineup
Save My Reno and Backyard Builds have been added to the specialty channel’s spring lineup.
Criminal Minds takes the top: Numeris
The dramatic thriller brought in the most viewers of all single-night shows for the week of Feb. 27 to March 5.
Ancestry digs into Canada’s history with CBC
Details on the brand stepping into branded vignettes with the pubcaster.
Five new brands step into the Top Chef Canada: All-Stars kitchen
Monogram is back as a returning sponsor for the reality show, which bows on April 2.
CBC orders more Murdoch Mysteries
The pubcaster ordered 18 more episodes for the show’s eleventh season, as well as a two-hour Christmas special.
CBC greenlights Schitt’s Creek season four
With a third season of strong ratings underway, the pubcaster is targeting winter 2018 for the debut of new episodes.
Corus’ Mark Leslie on how addressable TV is changing advertiser expectations
Speaking at DX3, the company’s VP of research and consumer insights looked at how developments that have already been made in addressable TV and how it’s changing advertiser demands.
Academy Awards sweep the week: Numeris
The Oscars were the most-watched single-night show for the week of Feb. 20 to 26, 2017.