Radio & Television

Another member of Astral Family considers SVOD

OTTAWA – Family Channel’s manager of original production, Sandra Walmark, told an audience of animation professionals at the Ottawa International Animation Festival that the pay channel is looking to follow The Movie Network’s lead in making video-on-demand programming available to subscribers. Both services are owned by Astral Media. She made the comments as part of a panel discussion at the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s Television Animation Conference, held here last week. Speaking to after her panel, Walmark said that although Family isn’t announcing definitive plans, executives have been meeting with distributors to discuss the possibility. “Looking at future business...

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.