The Launch

The Launch

June 4, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Casting has begun for the second season of The Launch, Trent Severn attracts stars to a Toronto show, and Drake is urged to stand down on his feud with Pusha-T. Those also making news include MusiCares, Canadian Blast in Australia, Danielle Bourjeaurd, Upper Canada Choristers, Kalle Mattson, Pierre-Philippe Côté, Murray McLauchlan, Kris the $pirit, and a farewell to Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater. Videos added for your enjoyment.

May 28, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Hot on the heels of a breakthrough inaugural season that delivered a series of consecutive #1 hit songs and amassing  more than 12 million streams, season two of CTV's music TV show The Launch is open for casting and co-creator Scott Borchetta isn't hesitant in explaining why he's pumped about season two and how it has appeal on international screens.

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.

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.

January 15, 2018
by David Farrell

Postmedia Network Canada Corp.

January 11, 2018
by David Farrell

Corus Entertainment took a drubbing for its Q1 n

January 8, 2018
by David Farrell

News about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

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.

December 20, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

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.

Media Beat
November 6, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.