North America's biggest comedy festival is about to get bigger. Attendance, ticket sales and industry presence were all up significantly at this year's Just for Laughs comedy festival, which wrapped…
CINAR Films is the latest Canadian film and TV company to go public. The Montreal-based production and distribution outfit -- which specializes in children's TV fare -- has issued a preliminary…
The organizers of the Just for Laughs Festival call their fest the top comedy event on the block, and the mammoth comedy bash has the stats to back up the boast.
Talent scouts from U.S. TV networks and most of the major studios will be descending on Montreal July 22-Aug. 1 for the 11th edition of the Just For Laughs comedy fest, which will feature more than…
Security was tight for a free outdoor bash at the Montreal Intl. Jazz Festival, a police reaction to riots after the Canadiens' recent Stanley Cup hockey victory and during a local Caribbean-themed…
It turns out Seagram isn't the only Montreal-based conglomerate with an interest in Time Warner.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has been hit by another round of government budget cuts. Federal Finance Minister Don Mazankowski presented a budget to the House of Commons in Ottawa Monday that…
Rock and jazz keyboard star Herbie Hancock will kick off the 14th edition of the Montreal Intl. Jazz Festival July 1, with organizers planning more than 300 concerts over 11 days.
Several major Canadian networks are poised to face off for a battle over hockey rights on TV, and it could well turn into quite a shoot-out over the course of the next year.
A national alliance of the major forces in Canadian TV has promised to come up with a voluntary code to control the level of violence shown on TV here.