Radio & Television

Bad Seed, says CBSC

OTTAWA – A horror movie promo was too violent for the pre-watershed hours the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council ruled this morning. The decision concerns an advertisement for the feature horror film Seed of Chucky which aired on Global Television Ontario (CIII-TV) on November 14, 2004 at 5:39 p.m. during an episode of The Simpsons. The commercial in question was for the most recent installment in the series of “Chucky” movies (about an evil red-haired doll that comes to life and goes on murderous rampages). The commercial, which began with scenes of Santa Claus walking across the snow and Christmas music,...

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.