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These are transitional times in the broadcasting business. Things can get very bottom line quickly when ad revenues bottom out. I get it, therefore, when releases are sent signaling the end of an association with a broadcaster who has enjoyed a nice, long career. What I don’t get, lately, is that these folks don’t get

Really Global? You cancel a show when its ratings are higher than ever? Private Eyes‘ second-last telecast was the third most-watched show in English Canada the week of August 16-22 according to Tuesdays Top-30 release from data service Numeris. Total ratings for the series finale, which aired last Thursday, will be released next week. A

The World Series, municipal elections, Wallendas walking across Chicago skyscrapers (above)–it’s not just The Walking Dead rocking broadcast schedules these days. In the States, shows are finally getting canceled, with three comedies (Bad Judge, A to Z and Manhattan Love Story) and one reality show (Utopia) getting axed. Here’s a look at the overnight estimates for

The fall season began in earnest the week of  Sept. 22 to 28. After some strategic moves by CBS and ABC, CTV faced three serious challenges. Canada’s most-watched TV show–The Big Bang Theory–was temporarily bumped to a new night. CTV’s No. 1 reality show–The Amazing Race–also got moved, as did CTV’s No. 1 imported drama, Grey’s

Ay carumba! Spain’s Euro 2012 soccer victory over Italyon TSN was the most watched show of the week in Canada. What’s next—euro-style bailouts? Sudden interest in David Hasselhoff? The Jays had a big week, too, as did CFL football. Live sports—and, for some strange reason, cooking shows–seem to be all TV is good for this