April 24, 2019
by FYI Staff

If you want to talk Canadian culture, Jann Arden has it nailed down.

March 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

The proof is in the pudding (or at least the ratings).

Sarah McLachlan. Pic: KHaren Hill
September 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Following a casting call this spring, CTV's The Launch is getting ready for a relaunch with production on Season 2 beginning on Sept. 28 with a new round of stars that include Sarah McLachlan, Arkells' Max Kerman, Quebec superstar Marie-Mai and American star Ryan Tedder.

Boy George salutes the cast in Season 1.
May 7, 2018
by External Source

Hot on the heels of a breakthrough inaugural season that delivered a series of consecutive #1 hit songs, amassing more than 12 million streams internationally – and triggering one certified platinum single – CTV has announced that casting for Season 2 of its original hit series is open today.

Down in the alley with Rick Mercer
April 11, 2018
by David Farrell

TPX now repping Wondery podcasts in Canada

February 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

Sony Pictures Television will distribute the big ticket Bell Media music show format worldwide, excluding Canada, and has its production company, Electric Ray, on board to produce the format in the U.K.

Scott Borchetta and Fergie are two high profile judges on The Launch
January 8, 2018
by David Farrell

CTV has partnered with Disney to promote its big-budget music reality series The Launch and augmented the run with a seventh episode that goes behind the scenes with additional content.

November 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

A cryptic eTalk video names a number of places the Dec. 1 concert could be staged, suggesting Toronto, Winnipeg and Omemee are in the draw.

Pic: David Donnelly, CBC
November 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

It's a homecoming for the award-winning journalist, who helped launch BNN predecessor network ROBTv in 1999 after getting her start in journalism at The Globe and Mail and The National Post.

November 21, 2017
by David Farrell

CTV and Facebook, in partnership with Shakey Pictures, have announced a 90-minute concert by Neil Young on Dec. 1 that is tipped to be broadcast and streamed live from a  small northern Ontario that has a connection to the singer.

Lite Years named in the list of 10
November 8, 2017
by FYI Staff

CTV has released 10 names of the 30 artists selected to participate in the new, six-part reality music series, The Launch. The finalists were chosen by a celebrity group of judges from over 10,000 submissions earlier this year.