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The Movie Network Encore Presents New Starz Series SWEETBITTER and VIDA

Following Bell Media’s recent announcement that it has joined forces with Lionsgate to bring premium entertainment television brand Starz to Canada, The Movie Network Encore (TMN Encore), the future home of Starz in Canada, presents the premiere of SWEETBITTER and VIDA, two new half-hour dramas slated to debut on Sunday, May 6. Starz programming airs during the newly launched “Starz …

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Showtime® Reveals Premiere Date and Sneak Peek For Patrick Melrose

SHOWTIME has announced that its new, five-part limited series PATRICK MELROSE starring Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Benedict Cumberbatch will premiere on Saturday, May 12 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Based on the acclaimed Patrick Melrose series of semi-autobiographical novels written by Edward St. Aubyn, PATRICK MELROSE is an acerbic and fearless look at the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic …

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Documentary King in the Wilderness debuts April 2

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership during the bus boycotts, the sit-ins and the historic Selma-to-Montgomery marches is now legendary. Much of what happened afterward, during the last three years of his life, is rarely discussed, but it was a time when Dr. King said his dream “turned into a nightmare.” From the passage of the Voting Rights Act in …

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“Paterno” Debuts Saturday, April 7 on HBO

Starring Al Pacino and directed by Barry Levinson, this drama centers on Penn State’s Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Paterno’s legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure in regard to the victims. The film also stars Riley Keough …

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National Treasure: Kiri premieres on Super Channel – March 15 at 9 p.m. ET

Super Channel is pleased to announce that it has acquired the dramatic, four-part series, National Treasure: Kiri, from all3media International. The second installment of the compelling drama series from BAFTA award-winning Jack Thorne (National Treasure) will make its Canadian broadcast premiere on Thursday, March 15 at 9 p.m. ET (SC1). Each episode will also be available on Super Channel On …

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Bell Media Officially Launches Mobile-First, Short-Form, Video App SnackableTV

Bell Media officially launched today its new short-form video content hub, SnackableTV, available now for iOS and Android users. The mobile-first app delivers premium and shareable entertainment targeted at viewers looking to consume snack-size pieces of content. Snackable TV also delivers a new environment for advertisers to connect with consumers utilizing innovative short-form spots. In addition to offering exclusive short-form …

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OSCAR® NOMINEE JOHN MALKOVICH TO GUEST STAR ON SHOWTIME® HIT DRAMA BILLIONS

Oscar nominated actor John Malkovich will have a guest starring arc in season three of the hit SHOWTIME drama BILLIONS, playing Russian billionaire Grigor Andolov. Starring Oscar nominee and Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Paul Giamatti and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Damian Lewis, the third season of BILLIONS will premiere on Sunday, March 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.  In …

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Bell Media Brings Starz to Canada

Bell Media, Canada’s leading content company, today joined with global content leader Lionsgate and Lionsgate’s Starz premium pay television platform to announce an exclusive, long-term alliance to bring Starz to Canada and distribute the first pay window of Lionsgate’s future theatrical releases in the territory. The multifaceted agreement is a ground-breaking move by Starz and Bell Media to compete for …