Review Category : News

Lifetime Illuminates World Of Witchery With WITCHES OF EAST END Marketing Campaign

Beginning today, Lifetime® sets ablaze its robust marketing campaign to promote the highly anticipated new drama Witches of East End premiering on Sunday, October 6 at 10pm ET/7pm PT. Offering consumers a glimpse into the mystic world of witchcraft that is central to the series, the multi-platform campaign is poised to generate mass awareness through animated outdoor projections, a Shaw Media specialty first, and strategic wide reaching media vehicles that will tune viewers in to Witches of East End.

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#SaveTheDay: Space Joins Global Simulcast of DOCTOR WHO 50th Anniversary Special, Nov. 23

Space announced that it is aligning with BBC Worldwide to deliver the live-to-air 50thAnniversary episode of Space’s #1 series, DOCTOR WHO on Nov. 23. Entitled THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR, the highly-anticipated, one-hour special will broadcast simultaneously to millions of viewers worldwide. In addition to the current Doctor (Matt Smith) and his companion Clara (Jenna Coleman), THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR features the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant) as well as Billie Piper who reprises her role as Rose, and John Hurt who returns as an ominous figure in the Doctor’s timeline. Canadian Whovians can join the global conversation by tweeting their celebration plans with the hashtag #SaveTheDay to @SpaceChannel. Final broadcast and event details will be released in the coming weeks.

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W5 Probes a Question on the Minds of Many Canadians: Is it Time to Get Rid of the Senate? Saturday on CTV

This Saturday W5 turns the spotlight on the Canadian Senate, which has spent the last few months in the headlines for alleged spending violations by some Senators. As W5 host and chief correspondent Lloyd Robertson reports, Canadians are now questioning the very existence of the chamber of “sober second thought.” And W5 discovers that Canadians are not alone in questioning the existence of the Upper House. Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV

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CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI Team Up to Make CTV #1 Wednesday

The combination of fan favourite series CRIMINAL MINDS and CSI propelled CTV to the #1 spot again on Wednesday night, with the network winning primetime in total viewers and all key demos. For the second night in a row, CTV was the most-watched network in Canada for all key demos*.

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The CRTC Approves Rogers Media’s Request to Revoke the License of CityNews Channel

From CRTC Release:

1. Rogers Broadcasting Limited has requested the revocation of the broadcasting licence for the national, English-language specialty Category B service CityNews Channel (formerly known as CITY News (Toronto)).

2. Given the licensee’s request and pursuant to sections 9(1)(e) and 24(1) of theBroadcasting Act, the Commission revokes the broadcasting licence issued for the above-mentioned undertaking.

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