Radio & Television

Cancelled in-house shows reveal CBC, Bell Media strategy shifts

TORONTO – Bell Media set to cancel Discovery's Daily Planet next week after 23 seasons and Space's Innerspace after nine cycles, and the CBC ending its daytime lifestyle series The Goods marks no major retreat from in-house production, both broadcasters insist, only a practical acceptance they must move faster to check Netflix, Google and fast-expanding digital platforms.Here, the shift from traditional TV to digital video, while certainly not happening quickly or seamlessly, does have Canadian broadcasters tackling production costs amid falling TV ad revenues and growing streaming competition. “This decision is part of CBC's ongoing redirection of programming budgets from...

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.