Radio & Television

MIPCOM: Canadian productions increasingly an international effort

CANNES – With CTV giving Shaftesbury's The Listener a 13-hour fifth season order, the homegrown drama will now get to 65 episodes. You'd think that would be enough for Shaftesbury CEO Christina Jennings to talk syndication, as 65 episodes allows a show to rerun five days a week and go 13 weeks before repeating. But 65 episodes is not the magic number in today's increasingly global TV world, the veteran TV producer told at the MIPCOM market in Cannes. "65 is only the U.S. number," Jennings said Monday while promoting The Listener to foreign buyers here. The international market...

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.