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Pleased to be in several newspapers and web sites today, including The Toronto Star, reporting for The Canadian Press on the early response by TV viewers to the 2020 Olympic Summer Games fro Tokyo. Despite a 13-hour time difference from Tokyo to Toronto, CBC’s live morning coverage and prime time replays are starting to gather

Barbara Williams, CBC’s Executive Vice-President, announced Friday that the public broadcaster was stepping up its committment to advance equity and representation. Effective immediately, CBC will require that at least 30 per cent of all key creative roles on any new original scripted or unscripted content will be held by producers who self-identify as indigenous, Black/and/or

This has been a rough year for awards shows in terms of TV audience. How, then, did the 50th annual Juno Awards do on CBC a week ago Sunday? Not bad considering. The virtual, two-hour special – the first Junos broadcast since the beginning of the pandemic – pulled in a Live+6, 2+ average audience

World War Two historian and author David O’Keefe to pointed out an interesting irony the other day on Facebook. Tonight’s Juno Awards are airing on June 6 — the anniversary of the allies landing at Juno Beach as part of D-Day invasion. Now it is D-Day for Canada’s quarantined music industry given how many times