TORONTO - As Canadian media companies feel besieged by their industry's digital whirlwind, Blue Ant Media, like its larger rivals, has had to think about how to get bigger and wider to navigate the… Read More »
TORONTO - As it faces a shrinking cable TV landscape and still needing buzzy shows to entice advertisers and compete with Netflix, the biggest headline from Corus Entertainment's upfront presentation… Read More »
TORONTO - As streaming video grows and younger viewers move online, traditional Canadian TV networks in recent years have been keen to tell advertisers they were following audiences online as… Read More »
OTTAWA - As streaming giants continue to disrupt the traditional industry, a revealing exchange at the Canadian Media Producers Association's Prime Time in Ottawa came Friday when, during a panel on… Read More »
OTTAWA - As talk of Canadian broadcasters battling Netflix and needing online scale dominated last week's Prime Time conference, spare a thought for kids TV producers also struggling to reach… Read More »
Also, own your IP
OTTAWA - As Netflix gobbled up most of the attention at Prime Time - roughly equal to the dominance it has gained over the wider Canadian TV market - conference delegates were also… Read More »
OTTAWA - Fox Network Group's Prentiss Fraser on Thursday told anxious producers looking for a map into the global content market they must seize on local formats which they can adapt beyond the… Read More »
TORONTO - Now that the glitzy Canadian Upfront presentations are wrapped and local broadcasters are done dazzling advertisers with magical thinking to sell ads, Blue Ant Media has a simple formula… Read More »
TORONTO - Randy Lennox says he promised when first joining Bell Media from Universal Music Canada not to "do change for change's sake."
But scale for scale's sake?
Bulking up by bringing top U.S.… Read More »
TORONTO - Corus Entertainment's Maria Hale says she didn't sweat the small stuff at the recent Los Angeles Screenings by having to bid aggressively for digital rights to new U.S. shows against… Read More »
TORONTO - Bell Media set to cancel Discovery's Daily Planet next week after 23 seasons and Space's Innerspace after nine cycles, and the CBC ending its daytime lifestyle series The Goods marks no… Read More »