Just reading about the Rogers - City TV possible takeover and read this line. Of course the obvious but CFL games allow some ready Canadian programming where the networks really don't have to "create" a show from scratch, the boys on the field do most of the acting with a little help from coaches, owners, fans, TV people etc.
Canada's two major private networks, CTV and Global, have learned that the secret to winning the television wars in Canada is to spend big on U.S. programming.
Will Ted Rogers open his wallet for TV?
Media observers at odds on whether the mogul will spend big on U.S. programming