The entertainment industry should take a leadership role in combating television violence by refusing to work on shows that glorify violence, delegates were told at a "Prime Time/Crime Time" seminar…
"The Boys of St. Vincent," a mini about sexual abuse at a church-run orphanage, nabbed Best of the Festival Grand Prize at the 14th annual Banff Fest -- the first all-Canadian production to take top…
The American presence is about 500% more visible at this year's 14th Banff Television Festival with the number of U.S. players represented on panels an impressive 62, per conference producer Carrie…
Canada's broadcast watchdog has decided it has the right to control what is beamed into the country's airspace via foreign satellite services. And U.S. direct broadcast satellite services must get…
Paragon Entertainment will become the first major player in Canada's film and television production community to become a publicly traded commodity.
Evolution Entertainment, a newly created film and television production company, has launched with a $ C30 million ($ 24 million) slate of projects, including theatrical pic "Killer" to be scripted…
E.C. Television, a division of the Interpublic Group of Companies, and Paul Talbot of Fremantle Corp., have acquired a minority interest in Toronto-based production company, Atlantis Films.
A prominent critic of television violence Tuesday urged cable operators to "use their moral authority" in "nudging violent programming off the agenda."
The People's Comedy Festival Monday unveiled a 1993 lineup of international, national and local talent, including Chicago-born Emo Phillips, U.K. comedy troupe, Sensible Footwear, Howie Mandel, Chris…
The Movie Network has decided four channels are better than one after a one-year multiplexing experiment in Ontario test markets increased its subscriber base by more than 13%.