Conventional Television - Statistical and Financial Summaries 2012-2016

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Table of Contents

I - Private Television

(a) Financial Summaries

(b) Programming and Production Expenses

II - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

(a) Financial Summaries

(b) Programming and Production Expenses


Foreword

Introduction

This report presents a summary of statistical and financial data from the annual survey provided by conventional television stations for the broadcast year ended August 31, 2016.  

Section I (a) provides a five-year comparative financial analysis for private television undertakings.  Section I (b) presents the detailed programming and production expenses for private television undertakings for the 2015-2016 broadcast year.  Section II (a) provides a five-year comparative financial analysis and section II (b), the detailed programming and production expenses for the 2015-2016 broadcast year for the CBC.   

Starting in the 2015-2016 broadcast year, programming category 2a (analysis and interpretation) is presented separately.

Starting in the 2014-2015 broadcast year, the Small Market Local Programming Fund (SMLPF) is presented separately in the revenue section of the financial summary for private television undertakings.  Prior to 2014-2015, the SMLPF was included in the "Other Revenue" category.

This report contains information compiled from the annual broadcasting survey of conventional television stations and does not include not-for-profit and other exempt television undertakings.  

Limitation on data collected

Annual returns for the broadcast year ended 31 August 2016 were required to be filed with the Commission by 30 November 2016. Data received subsequent to the compilation date is not reflected in this publication. The data reported for previous years has been updated to reflect any additional or adjusted information received by the Commission subsequent to the date of prior years' publications.

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