Cable & Telecom

LET’S TALK TV: U.S. border stations want to use Let’s Talk TV to wrest cash from Canadian BDUs

TORONTO - Peter Finch, in the 1976 movie Network, may have summed it up best for the U.S. Television Coalition, when his character, Howard Beale screamed, “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.”Those sentiments seem to sum up the U.S. Television Coalition’s 17-page submission to the CRTC’s Let’s Talk TV initiative.And Finch’s famous scene could be replayed at the CRTC public hearings on September 8 in Gatineau, if the Coalition gets their wish to participate as an intervener.  The American trade alliance, formed in 2012 by several American over-the-air border television stations, is planning to have senior...

Our industry and COVID-19

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