Bell Media and VICE Media announced today a new, long-term, far-reaching agreement that delivers the best of VICE programming, original VICE productions, and a new media sales relationship. The arrangement sees Bell Media become the exclusive Canadian broadcast home to new original programming from VICE’s U.S. linear network, VICELAND, along with hundreds of hours of library VICE programming, all debuting … Read More
SHOWTIME has renewed its Golden Globe® Award winning drama series THE AFFAIR for a fifth and final season. Season four of the series is currently airing on TMN Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with the finale airing on August 19. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. “We love the intimacy, the nuance and the emotional honesty … Read More
Today, SHOWTIME announced a brand new satirical half-hour series from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Famous for creating a roster of iconic moments and incendiary characters, Baron Cohen returns to series television for the first time in more than a decade, writing and directing WHO IS AMERICA? In the works over the past year, the seven-episode series will explore the diverse individuals, from … Read More
Halo, the award-winning and record-shattering series of video games, is bringing its universe to SHOWTIME. The network has ordered a 10-episode season of the live-action, scripted drama HALO (working title), based on the hallowed Xbox® franchise, with Kyle Killen (Awake) serving as executive producer, writer and showrunner. Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) will direct multiple episodes and … Read More
Bell Media’s premium English and French-language Pay TV networks, The Movie Network, The Movie Network Encore (TMN Encore), Super Écran, and Cinépop, are once again proud to support National Canadian Film Day on Wednesday, April 18 with a specially curated lineup of Canadian films that celebrate this year’s theme: female filmmakers. Bell Media is a proud sponsor of National Canadian … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
BCE Inc. today announced that Bell Media will expand The Movie Network (TMN) into a national pay TV service and become the sole operator of HBO Canada, as Corus Entertainment winds down operations of its Movie Central and Encore Avenue pay TV services in Western and Northern Canada to focus on its core national media brands.