By Perry HoffmanGATINEAU – Corus Entertainment must be included in the group-based licensing regime so as to better compete with its fellow broadcasters, the company said during its licence renewal hearing on Tuesday.John Cassaday, president and CEO of Corus, explained that despite the fact it only owns a couple of small local broadcasters (CHEX Peterborough and CKWS Kingston) the group approache enables the primarily pay and specialty company to more flexibly spend money where needed.“What this group-based licensing approach would allow us to do is to allocate our programming to those areas that have either the greatest strategic need or the greatest...
Group Licensing: Corus says it needs to be included; and does OWN fit as a “learning” channel?
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