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New CBS STAR TREK Television Series to Live Long and Prosper in Canada with Bell Media

CBS Studios International and Bell Media today announced a licensing agreement for the new STAR TREKtelevision series in Canada. With Bell Media’s acquisition of the exclusive linear television and subscription video on demand (SVOD) rights in English and French in Canada, each episode of the new STAR TREK series will be available simultaneously with its release in the U.S.

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Bell Media and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution Strike Multi-Year, Exclusive Content Agreement for CraveTV

Bell Media today announced a multi-year exclusive content agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution that will, in part, deliver past seasons of some of television’s grittiest dramas and laugh-out-loud comedies to Canada’s premium TV streaming service, CraveTVTM. The deal also delivers one of television’s most-acclaimed dramas, HOMELAND, to CraveTV as part of its SHOWTIME Collection launching later this month. …

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Lionsgate’s MANHATTAN to Launch as First “Exclusive” for Bell Media’s “Project Latte”

Bell Media announced today that it has secured the big-buzz drama MANHATTAN in its first Canadian window from Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader (MAD MEN, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, The Hunger Games, Divergent), for its new subscription on-demand video streaming service, code-named “Project Latte”. A tent-pole series immediately available at launch, MANHATTAN becomes the first “Project Latte Exclusive” – TV series …

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Bell Media to Launch New Streaming Service Devoted Exclusively to Exceptional TV

Bell Media announced today it will soon launch a new video streaming service devoted exclusively to the best content on television. From the company with more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty, and Network TV landscapes, the on-demand subscription service, currently code-named “Project Latte”, will feature thousands of hours of content …

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More HBO Programs on HBO Canada

Bell Media and Corus Entertainment announced today a landmark multi-year, multi-platform deal with HBO that will see HBO Canada exclusively deliver the entire past-season library of every HBO scripted series currently on air for years to come. The deal immediately strengthens HBO Canada’s consumer offering, and will roll out in full force this fall. HBO Canada is a multiplex channel of …

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Bell Media Completes 2014/15 Canadian Independent Production Slate with Season 2 Order of SPUN OUT

In advance of the #CTVUpfront presentation this afternoon, CTV announced today it has ordered a second season of original comedy series SPUN OUT, completing Bell Media’s English-language Canadian commissioned production slate for 2014/15 to date. The 13-episode order from Project 10 Productions comes as SPUN OUT completes its inaugural season as one of the Top 4 returning new comedy series for 2014/15.

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Bell Media Announces 29 Drama Projects in Development

After receiving 83 Canadian Screen Awards nominations for original dramas Monday, Bell Media announced today its current roster of drama projects in development for its conventional networks and specialty channels. Associated with the projects are a long list of established writers and producers including Ilana Frank (SAVING HOPE, ROOKIE BLUE), Paul Haggis (Crash), Bill Mustos and Anne Marie La Traverse …

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Inaugural Canadian International Television Festival Launches in November

The Canadian International Television Festival (CITF) will open on November 16, 2013 with Bell Media, the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) as key supporters. The not-for-profit CITF will be the first television showcase festival in Canada and will provide a familiar platform for the public, journalists, broadcasting students, advertisers, and the industry to discover and enjoy new and returning …