Radio & Television

Ads coming to Family Channel

HALIFAX - DHX Media has received CRTC approval to allow broadcast advertising on Family Channel, effective immediately.Historically an ad-free pay-TV service, Family offers Canadian and acquired series, movies and specials, and also airs teen-focussed content after 9:00 PM on F2N.  Subscribers also have access to the Family Channel app, Family OnDemand and Family Online."DHX Media welcomes the CRTC's decision to permit all specialty and pay television services to broadcast advertising," said DHX Television SVP and GM Joe Tedesco, in a statement Thursday.  “It represents the next logical step in the implementation of the Let's Talk TV decision, when genre protection...

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.