Radio & Television

BANFF 2018: Decoding the DNA of hit TV

BANFF – I know HitTV is a youth oriented television network in Kazakhstan, and that in Anglo-Canada, "hit TV" – as reflected in the ratings – is pretty much something else that comes from away.Not (yet) near-Asia, but certainly from the U.S.A.With incredible exceptions such as Vikings and the Stanley Cup Playoffs, rarely does an English-language Canadian TV show make the weekly top 10 in ratings.Moreover, even through the 1950s, when the CBC had a virtual monopoly on our market, two-thirds of the primetime viewership was generated by American fare like Ed Sullivan, I Love Lucy and Father Knows Best.So...

Our industry and COVID-19

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