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 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%.
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…
American infomercials on U.S. stations are flooding Canada, and that has the local industry up in arms.
Federal funder Telefilm Canada has employed some creative accounting to minimize the visible impact of a $ C110 million ($ 93.5 million) budget reduction anticipated over the next five years.
Alliance Communications has acquired rights to the Harlequin Enterprises library of romance fiction, with plans to initiate a worldwide TV romance syndicate. The first six telefilms are scheduled to…