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It’s a brutal time for the Canadian television industry and it’s about to get worse.
Show notes Episode Rundown 0:42 The eulogies of MuchMusic (link) (link) (link) 01:50 Greg O’Brien, Editor & publisher of Cartt.ca (link) 03:12 Moses Znaimer (link) 03:28 Peter Nygard (link) 04:58 “…under their CRTC licence, they have to air 12 hours of music videos everyday. They accepted that when they took ownership of the licence. … Continued
MuchMusic and dozens of other specialty channels collect millions of dollars a year from subscribers who didn’t ask for them and don’t watch them. Meanwhile, channels are laying off their staffs and producing less meaningful content than ever. Is it time to cut the cord on the protected cable business?
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