Bell Media Announces First Wave of 2018/19 Original Canadian Entertainment Productions
Bell Media confirmed today its first wave of new and returning, English-language, original entertainment programming for 2018/19. A total of 13 new and 29 returning original series and specials are confirmed to-date, produced in partnership with independent producers and international content companies, as well as Bell Media Studios, the company’s in-house production arm.
The Comedy Network
Just For Laughs
VINTAGE TECH HUNTERS (14 x :30)
DISASTERS AT SEA
ALBERTA FLOODS: ROGUE EARTH (:60)
MARY MAKES IT EASY (30 x :30)
2018/19 Original Bell Media Studios Productions
The 2018 IHEARTRADIO MMVAs (CTV/Much)
WE DAY 2018 (CTV/MTV)
Joining DISASTERS AT SEA for Discovery, the fan-favourite MIGHTY TRAINS (Discovery) hits the rails for a second season while MIGHTY CRUISE SHIPS (Discovery) sets sail for Season 3
Half-hour docu-series WHERE TO I DO? (Gusto)
Half-hour docu-series DOG TALES RESCUE (Gusto)
Returning Bell Media Original Series Confirmed to Date for 2018/19 (by genre):
Season 3 of international dramatic adventure series FRONTIER (Discovery)
New to CTV in midseason, THE BEAVERTON has been greenlit for Season 3.
The Comedy Network’s CORNER GAS ANIMATED returns for Season 2.
The most-watched original series in Space’s history, KILLJOYS has been renewed for a fifth season ahead of its Season 4 premiere on July 20 at 10 p.m. ET.
HIGHWAY THRU HELL (Discovery) returns for Season 7.
CANADA’S WORST DRIVER (Discovery) enters its 14th season
HEAVY RESCUE: 401 (Discovery) returns for Season 3.
MAYDAY (Discovery) returns for Season 19.
Season 5 return of JADE FEVER (Discovery).
The second season of LAST STOP GARAGE (Discovery).
Season 2 of ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAILROAD (Discovery).
BONACINI’S ITALY (Gusto) returns for a second season.
Season 2 of SPENCER’S BIG 30 (Gusto)
Season 2 of FLOUR POWER (Gusto).
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