Val Maloney

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Articles by Val Maloney
The Globe and Mail's Cynthia Young presents the Media Director of the Year award to Touché! PHD president Karine Courtemanche.

Do you know the next Media Director of the Year?

Don’t hide their light under a bushel! Nominations for this year’s prize close Friday, July 25.

Primetime faceoff: CTV carves out co-viewing

With U.S. creators switching the times of three top shows, the curveballs take centre stage in the broadcaster’s new strategy.

Primetime faceoff: Shaw Media gets dramatic

Cue the suspenseful music. The broadcaster is betting big on thrillers and dramas this fall.

Primetime faceoff: Rogers’ mass appeal play

The telco is chasing the widest audience possible, with live TV, hockey and nothing “too racy” in its bid for nighttime supremacy.

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Specialty TV by the numbers

Looking at specialty TV for your brand? Check out these stats.

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New on the specialty dial

Check out the new shows the networks have up their sleeves to capture eyeballs.

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Vision7 owners open possibility to sell North American assets

Mill Road Capital is exploring “strategic alternatives” for the company, which owns Cossette and Dare.

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Choose your own adventure: Specialty TV edition

With the power to pick coming soon to viewers’ hands, which broadcaster will lead the pack?

The new media partners

Content players like Canadian Tire and TSN are increasingly securing deals to reach the masses amidst today’s fragmentation.

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Canada gets three noms in Branded Content

Work for WestJet and Volkswagen is up for prizes in the category, one of the last to be announced this week in Cannes.

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Canada picks up eight Cannes shortlist noms

Grey, Lowe Roche and Saatchi & Saatchi are among the hopefuls in the Direct and Promo and Activation categories.

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CMA and CTV launch Super Bowl ad challenge

Want a chance to air a free ad during the big game? This new contest is calling for hype-worthy spots.

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Stella Artois hosts a Father’s Day pop-up

The Labatt beer brand is teaming up with clothing retailer Gotstyle for a fashionable temporary store in Toronto.

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Cannes sees record entries for 2014

Canada ranks eighth in terms of total entries as numbers for each category are released.

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Virgin promotes its benefits

The mobile company is playing show, not tell, with a new spot that highlights member perks this summer.