This report presents the summary of statistical and financial data of the annual returns provided by conventional television stations for the broadcast year ended August 31, 2010.
Section I provides a five year comparative financial analysis for private television undertakings. Section II presents the detailed programming and production expenses for private television undertakings for the broadcast year 2010. Section III provides financial data for broadcast years 2009 and 2010 for CBC. A simplified three year comparative analysis of the radio and television data for the CBC covering the period 2006 - 2008 is presented separately.
The broadcast year 2009-2010 represents the first year of operation of the Local Programming Improvement Fund (LPIF). Revenue from LPIF is identified as a separate line item of Revenue.
This report contains only information compiled from the annual returns of conventional television stations and does not include not-for-profit and other exempt television undertakings.
During the broadcast year 1 September 2009 to 31 August 2010, 3 stations (CHCA-TV, CKNX-TV and CITV-TV-1) ceased operations.
Data contained in this report is subject to change as the Commission receives additional or revised information.
The Broadcast Financial Analysis Group would appreciate being informed of any problems encountered with these statistics.