Radio & Television

Short writers strike won?t affect TV schedule, says CanWest TV honcho

TORONTO – The U.S. television writers strike which is set to begin at 12:01 am Monday morning shouldn’t impact this season’s ongoing television schedule, said CanWest Global’s television president Kathy Dore – as long as it’s a short strike. “Generally, there’s a sense that the stockpile of current programming is enough to take most networks and most programs up through the end of the calendar year,” said Dore during CanWest’s conference call with financial analysts this afternoon on the release of the company’s year-end numbers. “Obviously, the U.S. networks are all looking at contingency plans and beginning to produce more...

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.