Radio & Television

COMMENTARY: Watching TV sure isn’t what it used to be

by Robert Riopelle THE NEW WORLD OF television means big changes for viewers, advertisers, and broadcasters. What’s happening? More people are watching TV shows online. They’re recording their favourite shows on their DVRs and in the process, skipping commercials. And since they have hundreds of channels to choose from, viewing is far more fragmented than ever before. Back when there was just a handful of channels, prime-time viewing encouraged the entire family to huddle around the TV. At one time, a popular top ten show would average a rating of 44.8, but as of 2005, such a show scored only...

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.