Bell Canada is finally getting its hands on rival broadcaster Astral Media. After rejecting the $3 billion deal last fall, federal regulator the Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications…
Bell Canada has come up with a revamped deal to take over rival broadcaster Astral Media -- but has not unveiled details.
To the surprise of most in the Canadian TV biz, the federal broadcast regulator has nixed Bell Canada's $3.4 billion acquisition of rival broadcaster Astral Media, what would have been one of the…
MONTREAL -- Bell Canada, the country's leading telecom player and broadcaster, just got a lot bigger. On Friday morning, it was announced that Bell has inked a deal to take-over Montreal-based…
MONTREAL The bow of the Playhouse Disney channel is just the latest sign of how broadcaster Astral Media has quietly become one of the dominant pay TV players in the Great White North.
Astral Media, posting boffo numbers on Thursday, formalized its agreement to pick up Standard Radio for C$1.08 billion ($952 million) and announced that it is obtaining the 50% interest it doesn't…
Canada's oldest distribution company, France Film, has struck a homevideo and television deal with Astral Film Enterprises to expand into English-speaking Canada from its base in Quebec.
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman1Weekend:$21.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire2Weekend:$19.1M Warner Brothers
Need For Speed
Need For Speed3Weekend:$17.8M