Radio & Television

NHL playoff hockey pulls in record number for CBC, RDS

TORONTO and MONTREAL – It is clearly an understatement to say that Canadians love to watch hockey.Wednesday night’s game seven matchup between Montreal and Pittsburgh drew an average audience of 4.239 million viewers for CBC, a broadcast that now ranks as the sixth largest Stanley Cup playoff audience in history on the network.On-line, the game attracted 130,000 live streaming views, while game six between Vancouver and Chicago on May 11 received 80,249 streaming views. Overall, live streaming views totaled 762,000 for the second round of the NHL playoffs, an increase of 220% from 2009 (238,000).  CBC recorded more than 1.5 million live...
 

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.