After five and a half years, the Lennox era at Bell Media is coming to a close. In this exclusive interview, Playback chats with the outgoing president about his move from music to broadcasting, setting Bell Media up for future success, his departure and his future.
Randy Lennox is stepping down from his role as president of Bell Media and Wade Oosterman, Bell group president and vice-chair, will assume operational leadership of the BCE division and Deborah Lithwick will become chief brand officer in January, replacing Oosterman who currently holds the title.
Randy Lennox is making it happen in music these days!
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With production underway for the second season of CTV’s hit original music series, the network has announced that Bryan Adams and Jann Arden join as celebrity mentors.
Alessia Cara (pictured) helps bring smiles to ill kids, Fantavious Fritz and Charlotte Day Wilson launch a new film grant, and Thriller gets the IMAX treatment. Also in the news are GrassRoots Regina, the Cobalt Prize, CityFolk, Shad, the Wall-To-Wall Mural + Culture Festival, Colin Devlin, Brownman Ali, $keleton Club, and a farewell to Eli Kassner. Video provided for your enjoyment.
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.
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.
Backers of the show are four producers (pictured above): US-based Canadian entertainment impresario Michael Cohl, American entertainment mogul and lawyer David Sonenberg, UK superstar manager and theatrical producer Tony Smith, and Bell Media President Randy Lennox.
The Bell Media commissioned farewell Hip concert doc Long Time Running is to air commercial-free this Friday on the CTV network at 8 pm ET, and on Sunday the CBC is set to air Gord Downie’s Secret Path in Concert.