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  1. Canadian Regulators Deny BCE's $3.4 Billion Bid To Purchase Astral Media

    October 19, 2012 6:30 AM EDT The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) gave its decision late yesterday afternoon (Oct. 18) to deny BCE's bid to purchase Astral Media for $3.4 billion (U.S. $3.45 billion). The CRTC, a public organization that ...

  2. Canadian Music Television Stations Denied Request To Play Less Music

    August 10, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Canada's leading music television stations have been denied their request to broadcast less music programming, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the public organization that regulates Canada's broadc ...

  3. Kines Steps Down At Canada's Much MTV Group

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Kines, senior VP in charge of Canada's Much MTV Group, has confirmed his resignation. Kines, who was based in Toronto, said he will step down effective Oct. 3. Kines took over both MuchMusic and MTV Canada following CTVglobemedia Inc.&# ...

  4. Canada's Astral Strikes Standard Radio Deal

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT At a Toronto news conference held Thursday (April 12) to announce Astral Media's formal agreement to buy most of the assets of Standard Radio, Astral CEO Ian Greenberg hailed the purchase as "the birth of a new national leader in Canadia ...

  5. CRTC To Review Broadcast Diversity

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the Canadian government broadcast regulator, intends that the growing rate of media concentration in Canada merits public debate. The CRTC announced on Tuesday (March 13) that ...

  6. CHUM Partners With Joost

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Canadian broadcaster CHUM Television will partner with Dutch TV distributor Joost, to provide programming to audiences over the Web using peer-to-peer TV technology. The majority of CHUM content on Joost will come from its music entertainment chan ...

  7. Canada's Astral Media To Buy Standard Broadcasting

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST After months of talks, Montreal-based Astral Media Inc. has reached an agreement to purchase Standard Broadcasting Corp., Canada's largest privately owned broadcaster. The purchase price was not disclosed but it could be worth more than $1.1 ...

  8. Bell Globemedia Takeover A Success

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nearly all CHUM shares tendered. Canada's Bell Globemedia Inc. has succeeded in its $1.4 billion (Canadian) takeover of Toronto-based broadcaster CHUM Ltd. announced last month. CHUM Ltd. is operator of stations including CHUM-AM and CHUM-FM ...

  9. Bell Globemedia To Buy CHUM?

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trading in stock of Canadian entertainment conglomerate CHUM Ltd. was halted yesterday (July 12) on the Toronto Stock Exchange amid speculation that the Toronto-base firm is about to be purchased by B Trading in stock of Canadian entertainment con ...

  10. MTV Heads Back To Canada

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST New joint venture channel to launch March 21. MTV will return to Canadian television March 21 via a joint venture with Canadian broadcaster CTV Inc. The channel will be offered on basic cable in 4.4 million households and will replace CTV's t ...

  11. MTV Heads Back To Canada

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST New joint venture channel to launch March 21. MTV will return to Canadian television March 21 via a joint venture with Canadian broadcaster CTV Inc. The channel will be offered on basic cable in 4.4 million households and will replace CTV's t ...

  12. CHUM Appoints Donlon To Board

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Toronto-based broadcaster CHUM Limited in Toronto yesterday (Dec. 14) elected Denise Donlon to its board of directors. Toronto-based broadcaster CHUM Limited in Toronto yesterday (Dec. 14) elected Denise Donlon to its board of directors. Donlon wa ...

  13. Canadian Broadcast Pioneer Dies At 84

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Allan Waters passed away Dec. 3. Canadian broadcast pioneer Allan Waters passed away in hospital Toronto on Saturday (Dec. 3). He was 84. Over five decades Waters built one of Canada's largest media empires consisting of 33 radio stations, 12 ...

  14. MTV Returns To Canada

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brand re-introduced via venture with CTV. Canadian media group CTV Inc. and MTV Networks have announced a strategic co-venture to re-introduce the MTV brand in Canada. MTV has been unavailable in Canada since June 30 of this year. The co-venture i ...

  15. CTV Partners With MTV In Canada

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brand to be re-introduced. CTV and MTV Networks revealed a strategic co-venture to re-introduce the MTV brand in Canada today (Sept. 28). The co-venture, unveiled by Bell Globemedia president/CEO and CTV CEO Ivan Fecan and MTV Networks vice chairm ...

  16. CHUM Debuts Razer, PunchMuch

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lifestyle channels replace MTV, MTV2 in Canada. Canadian broadcaster CHUM Television in Toronto has re-branded its youth lifestyle and pop music video channels as Razer and PunchMuch. Starting June 30, Canadian cable subscribers will receive Razer ...

  17. MTV Canada Off The Air In June

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Broadcaster ended agreement with Craig Media. In the wake its acquisition by Toronto-based CHUM Ltd. earlier this year, MTV Networks International has exercised its right today (May 10) to end its agreement with Canadian broadcaster Craig Media In ...

  18. Canada's CHUM To Acquire Broadcaster Craig Media

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian media company CHUM Limited announced today (April 12) that it has signed an agreement to purchase Calgary-based TV broadcaster Craig Media Inc. for Canadian $265 million ($197.8 million) in c Canadian media company CHUM Limited announced ...