Radio & Television

Toronto 1 cuts shows, staff

TORONTO – Toronto 1 has reportedly cut at least 20 staffers as two of its main local shows have been axed, says The Toronto Star’s media columnist Antonia Zerbisias in... Continue Reading

Alliance Atlantis hires telco exec as CFO

TORONTO – Alliance Atlantis has hired David Lazzarato as its new executive vice-president and chief financial officer. He starts May 30th. Lazzarato replaces Judson Martin who, it was announced earlier... Continue Reading

Sportsnet feeds hockey hunger

TORONTO - Rogers Sportsnet recorded its highest-rated CHL audience ever last Saturday during the Memorial Cup’s opening game between the OHL’s London Knights and the Rimouski Oceanic. The game pulled... Continue Reading

ATN to launch Aastha TV

TORONTO - Asian Television Network (ATN) today announced that it plans to launch, as part of its bouquet of South Asian Television Channels across Canada, one of India's specialty television... Continue Reading

CBC Sudbury points down

CREIGHTON, ONT. – Broadcasting from two kilometres inside the Canadian Shield just might have set a world record, says the cbc.ca web site today. “Points North, CBC Sudbury's afternoon radio... Continue Reading

CanWest hires Shalev, Shipton

TORONTO – CanWest Mediaworks made a pair of new hires last week, bringing Zev Shalev and Christine Shipton on board to boost Global Television’s content offerings. Shalev is CanWest’s new... Continue Reading

Argos name new radio voice

TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts announced Friday that Jaime Stein will be the team’s 2005 play-by-play announcer for its radio broadcasts on 640 Toronto. “Stein brings a fresh, new voice... Continue Reading

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.