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TVA shows big improvement


MONTREAL – Quebecor Media’s broadcaster and publisher TVA Group reported net income of $5.7 million for the first quarter of 2008, ended March 31, 2008, compared with net income of $900,000 in the same quarter of 2007. The company says its significant improvement came from growth of 52% in operating income for specialty channels including operating costs related to the launch of the new channel, Les idees de ma maison, in mid-February; and growth of over 11% in TVA Network's operating revenues, while for the same quarter of 2007, there was a drop of 2.3% against the same quarter of...