Radio & Television

CRTC closes the book on licensing amendments for Bell’s Book Television

OTTAWA – The CRTC has denied an application by Bell Media to increase the amount of drama and comedy programming allowed on Bell’s Category A channel, Book Television. In Wednesday’s decision, the Commission denied Bell’s application requesting an increase to the amount of programming it can draw from program category 7 (drama and comedy) from 35% to 50%. Also denied was Bell’s request to remove the 30% limit on the amount of programming that Book Television can draw from in category 7 between 6 p.m. and midnight each broadcast week. Bell argued the request for the licensing amendments was necessary...

Our industry and COVID-19

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