Radio & Television

Facebook to launch premium video portal Watch on Thursday

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Social media platform Facebook will launch a brand new video platform Thursday (to a limited number of American users, first) as its initial step into producing its own premium video content.Called Watch, the company says this is a new platform for TV shows on Facebook and will be available on mobile, PCs, and in its TV apps.Watch is personalized to help users discover new shows, organized around what Facebook friends and communities are watching, says the company. There will be sections like “Most Talked About,” “What’s Making People Laugh,” (which includes shows where many people have...

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.