Rogers, Vice to launch new studio, channel in Canada
The Toronto facility will be operated by Vice, and is part of a $100-million joint venture between the partners.
Shomi makes content deal with Warner Bros. Int’l
The catalog agreement is the latest from the Canadian SVOD launching in November against market leader Netflix Canada.
Rivals Netflix and Rogers team up for Canadian drama
It’s a complicated deal but getting Netflix on board for the 6-part survival thriller gives it a seal of approval, exec producer Don Carmody says.
Viacom makes deal with French-language SVOD service
VP of content Yann Paquet discusses new kids shows being added to the company’s $9.99/month streaming service called Club Illico.
Original programming part of “road map” for Canadian Netflix rival
Rogers and Shaw unveil details for Shomi, an $8.99/month SVOD service that will join the fight for exclusive streaming rights.
Who’s ready to brawl in ‘TV everywhere’ battle?
Canadian media cos are locking up content rights, beefing up their catch-up services and launching original web content in a bid to conquer the digital space.
Canadian producers renew call for Netflix tax
Netflix’s response in this ongoing TV consultation with Canadian regulators is that an OTT tax would make it hard to offer its content ‘at the same affordable rate.’