Radio & Television

ACTRA calls for drama spending minimums

VANCOUVER - Canadian stars told Canada’s private broadcasters today it is time they invest in more Canadian TV drama. Instead of producing more “reality” TV shows, said Gabrielle Miller, star of Corner Gas and Robson Arms, “what we need is new rules to protect our Canadian cultural sovereignty and to get more home-grown dramas on our televisions.” Miller was speaking near the annual Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) convention where the theme is “New Realities, New Rules”. He was joined by other stars, including Joy Coghill (Da Vinci’s Inquest, Stargate), Jackson Davies (X-Files, Beachcombers), Donnelly Rhodes (Da Vinci’s Inquest, Battlestar...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.