Radio & Television

Discovery Channel Canada inks HD deal with Japanese distributor

NEW YORK – Discovery Channel Canada and Media International Corporation (MICO), the distribution arm of Japanese public broadcaster NHK, have signed a three-year program license agreement for a first look and exclusive access to high-definition programming for Canadian broadcast. The deal was announced Monday in New York City at the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers.The agreement calls for Discovery Channel to acquire 20 hours or more of programming from the MICO catalogue in the first year; and 25 hours or more in each of years two and three. The first titles acquired under the new deal include Monster...

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.