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Dismal outlook on 2009 for Canadian networks

The Globe and Mail reports that Canadian networks are expecting one of the worst years yet for the Canadian TV industry, thanks to the recession. In reports to the federal broadcast regulator, CTVglobemedia Inc. does not expect revenues to return to normal in the long-term, even after the recession is over.
March 2, 2009

The Globe and Mail reports that Canadian networks are expecting one of the worst years yet for the Canadian TV industry, thanks to the recession. In reports to the federal broadcast regulator, CTVglobemedia Inc. does not expect revenues to return to normal in the long-term, even after the recession is over.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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