Bill Roberts, President and CEO of S-VOX comments on the CRTC’s planned hearing on public policy for new media broadcasting.
With a Highlights episode only airing on CNBC, and the CRTC blacking out the show due to cable rights that no longer exists, this nonsense has got to stop!
WWOR-TV and WUAB-TV are eligible satellite services under the CRTC, and possibly the only way Canadians can get My Network TV.
Talking about an idiotic decision:Shaw Cable introduced its subscribers to FOX News a while ago, to much fanfare. Now, however, channel 142 is dead. No more FOX News. Shaw Cable explained to me that they had removed it, because they were not quite sure how to package and market it. Come again?
We’ve all been led to believe that the Expos have played their last game at Olympic Stadium. Montreal baseball fans came out in droves, to say their final goodbyes. While most have put their bitterness aside and avoided the temptation to choose a scapegoat, it is clear that the local media won’t be thanked any time soon. They have done …
In every Olympic game since 2000, CNBC has gotten the rights to air the Olympics on their network as part of NBC Universal’s Olympic coverage, which they have gotten the rights to through 2012. CNBC is straight from the US, not altered into a Canadian format, unlike MSNBC and Bravo!, which are both also owned by NBC Universal in the …
When TV Guide changed its format, they decided to drop all diginets from their program listings and grids. Before they would include the diginets in their grids, but now coverage of the diginets has disappeared completely – except for a small section that gives you two or three program tips (thanks for nothing!).
The Montreal Canadiens have drawn the largest TV hockey audience in Canada, even more than the Toronto Maple Leafs. But why are the Leafs shown way more?
Opinion by Steve Hatton (TV Hat) Canadian broadcasters everywhere are breathing a sigh of relief. The CRTC said no, on November 7th, to a request from the Canadian Cable Television Association (CCTA) to carry some of the most popular U.S. cable networks such as HBO, ESPN, Fox News Channel, Fox Regional Sports Net Channels, Starz, Nickelodeon Kids… the list goes …
The 2003 MLB season is officially over and it is now time for MLB clubs to start preparing for next year. This means getting players signed, planning the marketing scheme for next year, and getting a TV deal done.
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