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On TV: Killer Doctors And Murderous Mennoites

D.K. Latta | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada TV
D.K. Latta

Two Canadian dramas are aiming to bring a bit of cable edge to mainstream networks. "Pure" is a crime-drama whose premise might sound like a joke: The Mennonite Mob! While "Mary Kills People" is about a doctor who has an illegal side-line helping people commit suicide.

Global TV Owner Deeper In The Red

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. lost nearly $16 million in its fiscal third quarter, the first reporting period since the TV, radio and animation...

Global's '16X9' Cancelled After 8 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Business

"Purely a business decision."

5 Lessons In Managing Negative Publicity

Mary Charleson | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada Business
Mary Charleson

Somebody at Coors Light had a horrible, no good, very bad day last week. Several people at Rethink, a well respected Vancouver advertising agency responsible for the #BraveTheCold campaign, also likely had a sleepless night trying to put the breaks on creative that was set to launch that week, after negative publicity threatened to take over. And that doesn't even credit the hundreds of thousands spent on scripting, casting, filming and editing in the first place that became unusable. Ouch.

The Canadian TV Schedule That Wasn't

D.K. Latta | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada
D.K. Latta

Recently the various major Canadian TV networks and media conglomerates have announced their up-coming Canadian fall programming. Um -- so what do you call a press release announcing something that doesn't exist?

Fall TV On Global: You'll Wanna Watch These Shows

HuffPost Canada TV | Denette Wilford | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada TV

With City opting out of the 10 p.m. game, there was a veritable bounty of shows that rival stations Global and CTV could get their hands on. Shaw Medi...

Paul Shaffer On Playing Strip Clubs, Meeting Deadmau5 and Post-Letterman Plans

Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.19.2013 | Canada Music

Every weeknight for 30 straight years now, a Thunder Bay-raised musician named Paul Shaffer has performed for, bantered with, and provided a foil to l...

Watching the Watchdog: Report Card on Global -- Two Years Later

Tim Knight | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Business
Tim Knight

If there's one rule every one of the scores of broadcast journalists I've ever coached -- in Canada or overseas -- agrees with (at least in theory) it's this: the best broadcaster talks to one person, and only one person, at a time. And shares information with that person. Here some ideas on anchoring.

Why You Don't Need to Watch The Kennedys

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 09.26.2011 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

The Kennedys is now on Global TV, finally making the jump to prime-time Canadian television and allowing all of us to marvel at the series and it's "s...