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2014-09-04 16:26:07

- Exclusive deal brings more than 800 hours of past HBO programming to Bell Media - To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1vTD5YO TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Media announced today an unprecedented agreement with HBO for the exclusive Canadian multi-platform rights to HBO's complete off-air catalogue of seminal television programming. The agreement complements the announcement earlier today that HBO Canada has secured the entire past-season library of every HBO series...

2014-09-04 16:26:04

- Beginning this fall, HBO Canada enhances its service to deliver every episode of every season of all current HBO scripted series and more - To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1u4pQCi TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - 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...

2014-07-04 08:21:16

- For the first time in Canadian television, the full first season of new original Canadian series SENSITIVE SKIN will be available to subscribers following the broadcast premiere - - SENSITIVE SKIN premieres Sunday, July 20 at 8 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada - - Subscribers can watch Season 1 of SENSITIVE SKIN on TMN GO, Shaw Go Movie Central app, Bell TV app, Telus Optik on the go, and via on demand platforms - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1vAz0Ec TORONTO, July...

2014-06-02 12:25:34

- Starring Golden Globe(®) Award winner and Emmy(® )Award nominee Kim Cattrall and Genie and Tony Award(®) winner Don McKellar - - The series is produced by Rhombus Media in association with Baby Cow Productions, The Movie Network, and Movie Central - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1l0rcK7 TORONTO, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - HBO Canada announced today the premiere date for its latest Canadian series SENSITIVE SKIN, premiering Sunday, July 20 at 8 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada....

2014-05-02 16:23:14

The award-winning cable television program will air on CJDC-TV following CJDC TV News in May. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Viewpoints Industry are pleased to announce May air dates for Dawson Creek, British Columbia. The town, which is located in the Northeast part of the province, is most known for being the Mile Zero marker on the southern end of the Alaskan Highway. It is the seat for the Peace River Regional District and the service...

2014-03-03 20:21:09

PHOENIX, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Harlem Globetrotters tipped off their latest contest through a partnership with Disney XD Canada and a guest appearance on the network as part of the annual Platypus Day special event, which aired over the weekend. This is the first-ever promotion between the Harlem Globetrotters and Disney XD Canada, two brands that are exceptional leaders in kids entertainment. The contest will run from March 3 to March 23 and will give kids the...

2014-01-13 12:25:20

- Vivolo will oversee the distribution of Bell Media's stable of premier content across all platforms - To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/1ahkoCS TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Kevin Crull, President, Bell Media, announced today the appointment of Domenic Vivolo as Executive Vice-President, Content Sales, and Distribution Marketing. Effective immediately and reporting to Crull, Vivolo will lead Bell Media's content distribution team as it continues to leverage its leading...

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