Radio & Television

Memo from Hubert: The NHL will be on CBC (guaranteed for four years), but it will be a far different Hockey Night In Canada next season

MONTREAL – This could be the final year for the puns of Ron McLean and the bombast of Don Cherry.While Rogers Communications and the CBC have come to an agreement where Hockey Night In Canada will remain a staple on the public broadcaster for four more years, viewers will likely be in for a shock – just as the folks working the program at CBC were surprised this morning.In a memo to staff, CBC CEO Hubert Lacroix called today’s announcement that Rogers has signed an exclusive $5.2 billion 12-year contract with the NHL for the broadcast and multiplatform rights a...
 

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.