Advanced Television


Fenlon replaces Marjetti as CBC News GM

After almost 45 years in the media business including 35 years at CBC, Susan Marjetti has announced that she is retiring from her role as General Manager of CBC News. Effective immediately, Brodie Fenlon will lead CBC News, assuming the role of General Manager and Editor in Chief. Fenlon has been with CBC News since […]

January 2, 2024

Canada: CBC Comedy FAST channel

CBC has launched CBC Comedy, a free 24/7 ad-supported streaming (FAST) channel featuring CBC’s original comedy series, sketch shows and stand-up specials, past and present. The new channel is now available on CBC Gem, and will also launch on LG Channels, The Roku Channel and Samsung TV Plus later this autumn. “CBC Comedy is our […]

September 27, 2023

CBC Podcasts channel on YouTube

CBC, the Canadian podcaster, has announced a new channel on YouTube that sees a collection of CBC podcasts available through the digital platform. Audiences can now stream more than a dozen CBC Podcasts on YouTube, including: investigative titles Someone Knows Something and Uncover; acclaimed hits Let’s Not Be Kidding and Run, Hide, Repeat; and daily […]

July 20, 2023

Paramount+, CBC start production on SkyMed season 2

Paramount+, CBC and Piazza Entertainment have announced that production has begun on the sophomore season of the high-stakes medical drama series SkyMed. Filming in Ontario and Manitoba, the young medics and pilots flying air ambulances return for more life, death and drama in the skies of remote Northern Canada. The original series will be available […]

March 3, 2023

Canada: CBC streams UCI Track Champions League

The UCI Track Champions League has confirmed that Canada’s public broadcaster CBC will stream its 2022 season across CBC Sports digital platforms. The second UCI Track Champions League campaign commenced in Mallorca on November 12th. CBC Sports is offering live digital coverage of each round via the free CBC Gem streaming service,, and the […]

November 14, 2022

PTO partners with CBC Sports

The Professional Triathletes Organisation and CBC Sports have announced that Canada’s Olympic Network will provide extensive coverage of all PTO Tour events in 2022, live and free-to-all via CBC Sports digital platforms: CBC Gem, and the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices. Starting with the first-ever PTO Canadian Open in Edmonton – […]

July 21, 2022

marblemedia goes big with best in Miniature

International production company marblemedia is excited to announce the start of production on its latest competition series, Best in Miniature (10 x 60) a new original series for CBC, premiering later this year, and discovery+ in the UK and Ireland, airing in 2022. Trailblazing producers of global unscripted hits like Blown Away and Restaurants on […]

June 29, 2021

Haystack News adds Deutsche Welle

Haystack News, the US, ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with local, national and world TV news, has announced a new content distribution agreement with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster. With the agreement between the companies, Haystack Newshas  launched DW’s world news content as the latest addition to its curated and personalised AVoD service […]

June 11, 2021

Canada: CBC selects Synamedia

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)/Radio-Canada has chosen its video network portfolio and expertise to enable CBC’s transition from SDI to IP-based infrastructure amid its relocation to a new broadcast centre in Montreal. The software transition involves the company’s virtualised Digital Content Manager (DCM) in a SMPTE […]

July 9, 2020