Radio & Television

CTV shifts Downie doc airing to this Friday

TORONTO – To celebrate the life of the unforgettable Gord Downie, CTV announced Wednesday afternoon it will now present the film about The Tragically Hip and its beloved frontman, Long Time Running, in a special advance, commercial-free world television premiere event this Friday, October 20 at 8 p.m.The 95-minute film was previously scheduled to debut in November, but CTV (wisely and wonderfully, it says here) chose to move up the airdate because of Downie’s death, announced Wednesday morning.“Canadians from across the country are grieving the passing of this extraordinary individual, and in consultation with the band, we thought this was...

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.