Radio & Television

Lionsgate appoints new president of North American television distribution

SANTA MONICA, CA and VANCOUVER — Lionsgate has appointed Jared Goetz, a 22-year veteran of Walt Disney Company, to the newly created position of president of North American television distribution. Goetz will report to Jim Packer, Lionsgate president of worldwide television and digital distribution.A Lionsgate press release on August 1 said the appointment comes as the company continues to ramp up its domestic and international sales and distribution operations to handle one of the largest independent television businesses in the world. Lionsgate boasts a film slate that encompasses more than 40 theatrical releases a year, a 16,000-title film and television...

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.