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CRTC approves Bell’s Comedy Gold sale to Wow

Media | 07/09/2018 4:51 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved the sale of Comedy Gold from BCE Inc.’s Bell Media to Wow Unlimited Networks Inc. for $6.8 million. Wow plans to rebrand the channel, which airs sitcoms and comedy programming from previous decades, into a children and youth-focused service, the...

Wow names John Vandervelde CFO

Media | 09/08/2017 1:46 pm EDT

Wow Unlimited Media Inc. has named John Vandervelde its new chief financial officer and corporate secretary, the company said in a press release Friday. The appointment is effective Sept. 11. Vandervelde previously worked at Corus Entertainment Inc.’s Nelvana, DHX Media Ltd.’s Cookie Jar Entertainment Inc. and most recently as general manager at InterMedia Finance Corp. Vandervelde “brings an extensive background in the entertainment and media sector with a depth of experience in capital markets and...

Bell to sell specialty channel to Wow in ‘strategic partnership’

Media | 06/08/2017 3:24 pm EDT

BCE Inc.’s media division said Wednesday that it’s entered into an...