TV News

Cellphones, TV must be more accessible to blind, deaf: CRTC Jul 21, 2009 - 8:38 am PST
Cellphones and text messaging must be more accessible to Canadians with disabilities within the next year under new rules released by Canada's telecommunications regulator Tuesday. CBC

Mary Walsh to create comedy pilot Jul 21, 2009 - 6:44 am PST
Newfoundland comedian Mary Walsh is creating a pilot for a new half-hour TV series called Rise Up about a punk-rocker transplanted to Toronto. CBC

China avoids dialects on film, TV Jul 20, 2009 - 10:31 am PST
Concerned over the increasing use of dialects, China's broadcasting watchdog has ordered film and TV productions to be performed in Mandarin. CBC

Copyright forums begin in Vancouver Jul 20, 2009 - 7:59 am PST
The federal government has begun consulting Canadians on the issue of copyright reform, starting Monday in Vancouver. CBC

Cronkite memorial to follow private funeral Jul 20, 2009 - 3:22 am PST
The funeral for esteemed U.S. news anchor Walter Cronkite will be held Thursday, with a memorial to follow in New York within the next month, the broadcaster's longtime chief of staff has announced. CBC

Canadian anchors praise Cronkite's high standards Jul 18, 2009 - 9:38 am PST
Two of Canada's top television anchors added their words of admiration and respect in the wake of the death of lengendary newsman Walter Cronkite. "He set the bar very, very high," said Peter Mansbridge, anchor for the CBC's The National. CBC

Former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite dies Jul 17, 2009 - 2:26 pm PST
Walter Cronkite, the former CBS anchor known as the Most Trusted Man in America, has died, the American broadcaster said Friday. He was 92. CBC

WPBS of New York to disappear from Ottawa TV Jul 17, 2009 - 10:01 am PST
Rogers cable subscribers in Ottawa have recently been told that they will no longer be able to watch the PBS broadcast out of Watertown, N.Y. CBC

NBC cancels Canadian co-production The Listener Jul 17, 2009 - 6:50 am PST
U.S. network NBC is to replace Canadian co-production The Listener with Law and Order reruns for the rest of the summer. CBC