Canuck broadcaster Corus Entertainment is shuttering its musicvideo channel Edge TV. The digital service will close effective this summer.
It's good news and bad news for Canuck TV financing.
CBC Intl. Sales, the global sales arm of Canuck pubcaster CBC, has acquired world rights to the new 13-part "Cirque du Soleil" TV series.
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Distribber Alliance Atlantis has inked to handle Montreal-based distributor Film Tonic's pics in Canada.
MGM Home Entertainment has packed with Rogers Cable, Canada's largest cable operator, to showcase pics on Rogers' video-on-demand service in the first such deal between a Hollywood studio and Canuck…
It was an ultra-competitive L.A. Screenings for the Canuck broadcasters, with all the key players shelling out big-time for Hollywood fare.
Both foreign TV station buyers and Hollywood sellers continued in upbeat mode Wednesday, two-thirds of the way through the 10-day viewing marathon known as the L.A. Screenings.
Bill Cosby, Kelly Ripa, Brad Garrett, Tina Fey, the Blue Man Group, Carl Reiner and Canuck comedian Rick Mercer are set for the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy fest, unspooling July 10-20.
Canuck pubcaster the CBC has asked federal broadcast regulator the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to lift the ban stopping it from airing Hollywood blockbusters.
Buena Vista Television has sold syndicated yakker "The Wayne Brady Show" to Canada's Craig Media, which is set to launch new Toronto station toronto/one this fall.