Radio & Television

COMMENT: Battle of the network publicists

THE NEXT NEW REALITY show for The Fight Network? How about placing the communications departments of CTV and Global Television in the same room to see what happens? We see a lot of press releases from our perch here at, but the two ratings releases that popped into the ol’ in-box yesterday show that when it comes to ratings crusades here in Canada, the gloves are off. For example, did you know CTV viewers were primarily old geezers? Once upon a time, networks simply put out their ratings “wins” claiming top spot in this or that time slot. Good...

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.