Fewer crowd scenes, buffet bans: Productions building ‘very different world’ during COVID-19

TORONTO — Film and TV sets are traditionally a hive of activity: Crew members moving equipment. Craft services preparing food. Costume, hair and makeup artists primping...

One-time charges weigh on Corus Q3 results, revenue drops as advertising slows

TORONTO — Television and radio broadcaster Corus Entertainment Inc. lost $752.3 million in its latest quarter as it took a one-time impairment charge related...

Q-and-A: Juno Awards head Allan Reid on celebrating Canadian music in a pandemic

TORONTO — A stripped-back presentation of the 2020 Juno Awards on Monday will toast the Canadian music scene, and the show's head organizer hopes it'll mark a bright...

TIFF announces first batch of films while facing financial fallout from COVID-19

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival has announced plans for this year's annual movie marathon, which will include both physical and digital screenings, virtual red carpets and drive-ins. The festival's 45th...

Corus to air NBC streamer’s original shows, including ‘Saved by the Bell’ reboot

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment will be the exclusive Canadian broadcaster of original programming on NBCUniversal's streaming platform Peacock. The company announced the agreement Tuesday while unveiling its...

CION Launches Northern Festivals Livestream – The Lounge

SUDBURY – On Thursday, June 25th, Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION) will launch The Lounge, an online venue created, in partnership with Destination Northern Ontario, to...

Citytv lineup includes comedy based on life of Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson

TORONTO — Rogers Sports & Media has announced what it calls "'The Rock' solid" Citytv lineup for fall and winter, which has fewer new shows as the...

Ben Mulroney steps down as ‘etalk’ anchor to make room for ‘diverse voices’

TORONTO — CTV says Ben Mulroney will step down as anchor of celebrity news show "etalk" to make room for "diverse voices" after a scandal...

Cineplex to stick with optional face masks policy, as U.S. theatres reconsider

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. says it's sticking with COVID-19 safety policies that leave it up to moviegoers to decide if they wear a face mask inside...

Winners of 2020 Juno Awards to be revealed in streaming presentation on June 29

TORONTO — The Juno Awards are headed online this year as COVID-19 forces the celebration of Canadian music to take a more subdued approach. Several months after...