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  • In recession, ‘Up in the Air’ touches down on time
    Thursday November 26th 2009

    “Up in the Air” has undergone the rarest of flights: It was delayed for a long time and its course was altered, yet it has arrived right on time. “Up in the Air” might be the timeliest movie of the year. Hard times and the frightening prospect of unemployment are at the center of the movie, which many are calling an Academy Award favorite. Regardless of its Oscar prospects, it’s unquestionably of the moment.

  • DOP Mike Grippo on shooting a documentary about the illegal narcotics trade: “I saw people OD’ing right before my eyes”
    Thursday November 26th 2009

    Videographer Mike Grippo is no stranger to the difficult and often perilous situations one can get into behind the lens. He’s seen it all, or so we thought prior to our latest interview with him in which he reveals astonishing details of his recent jaunt across the world where he witnessed the multifaceted inner-workings of the North American drug trade for an upcoming documentary entitled ‘Drugs Inc.’

  • CBC auds up in fall season
    Wednesday November 25th 2009

    Ratings are up bigtime for Canuck pubcaster CBC, which is having its best fall season in five years. The Toronto-based network’s market share so far this fall is 9.3, up from 7.9 last year. Speaking just after Tuesday’s launch in Toronto for the winter schedule, CBC-TV general manager Kirstine Stewart said, “We had more consistently higher-rated shows. Now we have a 1 million-plus club with ‘Heartland,’ ‘Rick Mercer Report’ and ‘Battle of the Blades.’ When you have more consistency with more shows across the network, it lifts everything up.”

  • Telus proposal a ‘win-win’ for distributors and broadcasters
    Wednesday November 25th 2009

    TORONTO - Telus Corp. brought a fresh idea to an old and contentious debate Tuesday that the telecommunications giant says will open up tens of millions of dollars to assist Canada’s ailing broadcast system without charging consumers a cent. Calling the proposal a “win-win” for both cable and satellite distributors[…]

  • Vivendi holds up NBC Universal deal
    Tuesday November 24th 2009

    Looks like Comcast Corp. and General Electric won’t be carving up the Peacock by Thanksgiving after all. Vivendi has become a thorn in the side of the cable giant’s takeover bid for NBC Universal. Vivendi and GE are said to be struggling in their negotiations for GE to buy back[…]

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Archives for: November 20095
  • In recession, ‘Up in the Air’ touches down on time
    Thursday November 26th 2009

    “Up in the Air” has undergone the rarest of flights: It was delayed for a long time and its course was altered, yet it has arrived right on time. “Up in the Air” might be the timeliest movie of the year. Hard times and the frightening prospect of unemployment are at the center of the movie, which many are calling an Academy Award favorite. Regardless of its Oscar prospects, it’s unquestionably of the moment.

  • DOP Mike Grippo on shooting a documentary about the illegal narcotics trade: “I saw people OD’ing right before my eyes”
    Thursday November 26th 2009

    Videographer Mike Grippo is no stranger to the difficult and often perilous situations one can get into behind the lens. He’s seen it all, or so we thought prior to our latest interview with him in which he reveals astonishing details of his recent jaunt across the world where he witnessed the multifaceted inner-workings of the North American drug trade for an upcoming documentary entitled ‘Drugs Inc.’

  • CBC auds up in fall season
    Wednesday November 25th 2009

    Ratings are up bigtime for Canuck pubcaster CBC, which is having its best fall season in five years. The Toronto-based network’s market share so far this fall is 9.3, up from 7.9 last year. Speaking just after Tuesday’s launch in Toronto for the winter schedule, CBC-TV general manager Kirstine Stewart said, “We had more consistently higher-rated shows. Now we have a 1 million-plus club with ‘Heartland,’ ‘Rick Mercer Report’ and ‘Battle of the Blades.’ When you have more consistency with more shows across the network, it lifts everything up.”

  • Telus proposal a ‘win-win’ for distributors and broadcasters
    Wednesday November 25th 2009

    TORONTO - Telus Corp. brought a fresh idea to an old and contentious debate Tuesday that the telecommunications giant says will open up tens of millions of dollars to assist Canada’s ailing broadcast system without charging consumers a cent. Calling the proposal a “win-win” for both cable and satellite distributors[…]

  • Vivendi holds up NBC Universal deal
    Tuesday November 24th 2009

    Looks like Comcast Corp. and General Electric won’t be carving up the Peacock by Thanksgiving after all. Vivendi has become a thorn in the side of the cable giant’s takeover bid for NBC Universal. Vivendi and GE are said to be struggling in their negotiations for GE to buy back[…]

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Archives for: November 20095
  • In recession, ‘Up in the Air’ touches down on time
    Thursday November 26th 2009

    “Up in the Air” has undergone the rarest of flights: It was delayed for a long time and its course was altered, yet it has arrived right on time. “Up in the Air” might be the timeliest movie of the year. Hard times and the frightening prospect of unemployment are at the center of the movie, which many are calling an Academy Award favorite. Regardless of its Oscar prospects, it’s unquestionably of the moment.

  • DOP Mike Grippo on shooting a documentary about the illegal narcotics trade: “I saw people OD’ing right before my eyes”
    Thursday November 26th 2009

    Videographer Mike Grippo is no stranger to the difficult and often perilous situations one can get into behind the lens. He’s seen it all, or so we thought prior to our latest interview with him in which he reveals astonishing details of his recent jaunt across the world where he witnessed the multifaceted inner-workings of the North American drug trade for an upcoming documentary entitled ‘Drugs Inc.’

  • CBC auds up in fall season
    Wednesday November 25th 2009

    Ratings are up bigtime for Canuck pubcaster CBC, which is having its best fall season in five years. The Toronto-based network’s market share so far this fall is 9.3, up from 7.9 last year. Speaking just after Tuesday’s launch in Toronto for the winter schedule, CBC-TV general manager Kirstine Stewart said, “We had more consistently higher-rated shows. Now we have a 1 million-plus club with ‘Heartland,’ ‘Rick Mercer Report’ and ‘Battle of the Blades.’ When you have more consistency with more shows across the network, it lifts everything up.”

  • Telus proposal a ‘win-win’ for distributors and broadcasters
    Wednesday November 25th 2009

    TORONTO - Telus Corp. brought a fresh idea to an old and contentious debate Tuesday that the telecommunications giant says will open up tens of millions of dollars to assist Canada’s ailing broadcast system without charging consumers a cent. Calling the proposal a “win-win” for both cable and satellite distributors[…]

  • Vivendi holds up NBC Universal deal
    Tuesday November 24th 2009

    Looks like Comcast Corp. and General Electric won’t be carving up the Peacock by Thanksgiving after all. Vivendi has become a thorn in the side of the cable giant’s takeover bid for NBC Universal. Vivendi and GE are said to be struggling in their negotiations for GE to buy back[…]

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