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Lisa LaFlamme Forced Out as Chief News Anchor at Canada’s CTV Network: “I Was Blindsided”

Lisa LaFlamme, chief news anchor at Canadian broadcaster CTV, has taken to Twitter to announce she has been forced out as host of CTV National News, the country’s top-rated newscast. “On June 29, I was informed that [CTV parent] Bell Media made a ‘business decision’ to end my contract, bringing to a sudden close my […]

Supernatural Drama ‘SurrealEstate’ Sells Globally

International buyers are all in on SurrealEstate. The supernatural drama series, starring Schitt’s Creek‘s Tim Rozon and Sarah Levy as part of a team of real estate brokers who specialize in haunted houses, has been snapped up by international broadcasters. German group Leonine, which is handling international rights of the show, said Thursday that it […]

Canada’s CTV Acquires ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff ‘The Conners’

The Canadian network canceled ABC's 'Roseanne' revival after star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet in May.

CTV Cuts Ties With Reporter Paul Bliss After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

The Canadian broadcaster suspended the prominent journalist in January after a former network employee accused him of workplace harassment.

Sprint Names Ousted Canadian Broadcaster as Top Marketer

Kevin Crull stepped down last month as Bell Media president after he allegedly meddled in CTV's news coverage.

Canada’s CTV Orders Daytime Talk Show ‘The Social’

The weekday series could fill a hole left by the cancellation of Anderson Cooper's weekday talker as Canadian broadcasters target women with advertiser-friendly fare.

Oscar 2012 Ratings In Canada Match 2011 Numbers

CTV reports viewership peaked when Canadian actor Christopher Plummer took the stage to receive his Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

ION Renews ‘Flashpoint’ for a Fifth Season

The Toronto-based cop drama was granted 13 more episodes with production set to begin next month.

Pamela Anderson to Play Virgin Mary in Christmas TV Show

The former "Baywatch" star is set to perform in a re-imagining of the Nativity story on Canadian network CTV and The Comedy Network's "A Russell Peters Christmas Special."

CTV’s Lloyd Robertson Steps Down as Longest-Serving Television News Anchor

After 35 years behind the desk, the Canadian broadcaster has outlasted Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw and Peter Jennings.

Dev Exec Brett Burlock Departs BCE-Era CTV

CTV's program development division continues to restructure under Corrie Coe, senior vp of indie production, and just ahead of the all-important Los Angeles Screenings.