No new money for Canadian Television Fund

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Despite a flurry of rumours in recent days that an injection of cash from the federal government might be made to the Canadian Television Fund (CTF), no such announcement came before the Fund’s board of directors had to allocate the remaining resources to its two funding Programs, the Licence Fee Program (LFP) and the Equity Investment Program (EIP). Given a … Read More

CBC Country Canada’s Free Preview Week-end

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CBC, which recently acquired the digital network Country Canada, is unveiling its new look and schedule, May 2, 3 and 4, by unscrambling its signal to over 4.8 million Canadian households. Many will see the preview on a designated basic cable channel as well as Country Canada’s regular channel. This Free Preview has drawn huge support from all satellite and … Read More

“BORN TO DIVA” comes to MuchMoreMusic

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Join MuchMoreMusic as top starmakers deliver tomorrow’s talent in the all-new “BORN TO DIVA” series. The show premieres April 28th @ 10pm. In 8 exclusive episodes that extend the hugely popular “Divas Live” franchise, “BORN TO DIVA” reveals the highs and lows of an intercontinental search to uncover the world’s next female megastar; a powerhouse with the chops – and … Read More

Alliance Atlantis announces U.S. second window licensing agreement of CSI: Miami to A&E Television Networks

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ALLIANCE ATLANTIS COMMUNICATIONS INC. today announced that A&E Television Networks (A&E) has acquired certain second window US broadcast rights for the hit prime-time drama series CSI: Miami. On CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, ALLIANCE ATLANTIS and CBS Productions share the worldwide revenues on a 50/50 basis, after certain third-party profit participations. The total value of the deal over … Read More