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What Does the NHL Deal Mean for the CBC?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Articles-Blog | Comments Off on What Does the NHL Deal Mean for the CBC?

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Why the CBC should drop Hockey Night in Canada

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Articles-Blog | Comments Off on Why the CBC should drop Hockey Night in Canada

© 2013 by Wade Rowland Hockey Night in Canada, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, is by far the network’s most watched show. When the lockout-truncated 2013 season got underway last January, audience numbers reached record peaks of more than 3 million viewers. Current playoff audiences have topped 5 million. NHL hockey is also he network’s biggest money-spinner, bringing in an annual haul of about $100 million, roughly a third of total CBC advertising revenue. Many other public broadcasters carry professional sports. The BBC, for example, spends just under one-tenth of...

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