A decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission that prevents Vidéotron from circumventing its regulations by selling its inside wiring to a sister company – a move that prevented competition and customer choice – is a victory for consumers in Quebec, Michael Beard, Bell ExpressVu Vice President and General Manager of the Multiple Dwelling Unit Division said today.
Early signs that CSI: Miami’s international sales will follow in the footsteps of the original series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation which is now sold in more than 150 territories worldwide
Bell ExpressVu LP and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Inc. have reached an agreement to make the Toronto Maple Leafs’ pre-season hockey games available free to all Bell ExpressVu subscribers in the Ontario Region and all Centre Ice subscribers outside the Ontario Region, starting tomorrow night.
MuchMusic is proud to announce that its “Quickies” series of on-air spots have been acknowledged by Guinness World Record(tm) as the shortest TV commercials ever. Each spot is just 1/60th of a second long, so don’t try running to the bathroom during this break. The “Quickies”, which feature the MuchMusic logo and include sound, each take up a mere half-frame … Read More
In 1997, Canada’s first-and-only comedy channel launched with nine other specialty services. Five years later, not only is The Comedy Network the breakthrough network of its tier, but also one of the most successful specialty networks on Canadian television. From continuing viewer and subscriber increases to its impact on the Canadian comedy industry, there is no doubt it’s been five … Read More
Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. announced today a long-term agreement to provide movies for Shaw’s new Video-on-Demand (VOD) service, set to launch this month in Calgary. Video-on-Demand, the newest development in the burgeoning home entertainment market, significantly expands consumers’ choices for accessing movies through digital cable.
A new local TV station is coming to Toronto on Sept. 16 – OMNI.2, a spinoff of CFMT. As a result, Rogers Cable will have to adjust its cable lineup in Toronto: OMNI.2 will appear on ch.14 The ABC affiliate from Buffalo moves up to ch.18, pushing WNED (PBS) all the way back to ch.61. TVA (Montréal), which used to … Read More
Highlight of Teletoon’s 6th season.
Highlights for the 2002-2003 season.
If you were disappointed by the Fall line-ups recently announced by the major networks, chances are you’ll find even less relief in daytime syndication as the 2002/2003 season may be the year of the spiritual guru. For starters, since many of us couldn’t get enough of Oprah and Dr. Phil’s little nuggets of self-help in just one hour, Dr. Phil … Read More