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CANADIAN OLYMPICS BROADCASTER REPORTS RECORD RATINGS

August 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The media group broadcasting the Summer Olympics in Canada, the Canadian Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium (also known as CTV Olympics), is reporting a 74-percent increase in viewers compared to its audience for the Beijing Olympics in 2008. It also noted on Thursday that 28 million Canadians, representing 83.4 percent of the population, have watched at […]

CANADA WATCHDOG REJECTS COMPLAINTS ABOUT LUGER DEATH COVERAGE

December 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After receiving 145 complaints from viewers, Canada’s television watchdog has cleared the CTV network of any wrongdoing for airing footage of the crash that killed luge contestant Nodar Kumaritashvili of Georgia during a practice at this year’s Winter Olympics. Most of the complaints cited CTV’s repeated use of the 40-second clip throughout the day. In […]