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As The CW has changed its financial model under new owners Nexstar, entertainment president Brad Schwartz has relied more on international co-productions from countries like Canada. Speaking at the Banff World Media Festival, Schwartz — who hails from Canada — acknowledged that in the past, Canadian acquisitions on U.S. networks have often been seen in a lesser light. He’s hoping that perception is changing, however.

WEEK ENDING JUNE 10

Station Trading Roundup: 3 Deals, $1,258,000

The purchase of five stations by Quad Marketing Group tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA Advisory Services.

TVN Webinar: Virtual Sets, AR And The News

Leaders from Televisa Univision, WCVB, KPIX and Ross will discuss the upshots of adopting virtual sets and AR into their news production and the challenges they’ve navigated along the way in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar on June 27 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

TVN Webinar: News, Sports And Remote Production In 2024

Technology leaders from NBC Regional Sports Networks, Sinclair, Gray Television, Hearst Television, Fox Television Stations and Vizrt discuss the benefits and challenges of remote production in an IP environment in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch webinar on July 16 at 1 p.m. ET. Register here.

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