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2020-03-24 11:36 AM
Dr.Dave Canadians are Invited to Face Off in The Crave Bracket Challenge

The first round of voting begins on Thursday, March 26 - prize is a one-year Crave subscription and Apple TV 4K.
2020-03-23 11:32 AM
Dr.Dave Crave Offers 30 Days Free to Canadians

New direct-to-consumer subscribers can sample the Crave package of their choice, including Movies + HBO, STARZ, and/or SUPER ÉCRAN

Bell Media’s Crave announced today that it’s providing one month free for any new subscribers with access to the internet, expanding from seven to 30 days the trial period that Canadians can sample the service. Available through April 30, the one-time-only offer is for first-time, direct-to-consumer subscribers, and can be accessed now on the Crave app or

See the press release for programming highlights.
2020-02-09 02:40 PM
Power Prequel Series, Two more Power Spinoffs
2020-01-27 07:56 AM
wantmorehd Now that they have finally given us French maybe they can start working on giving us 5.1 sound. It is only 2020
2020-01-23 10:23 PM
ExDilbert Super Ecran and HBO Canada were always bundled. Super Ecran was the original service and HBO was added later. The same goes for Crave Movies and HBO. Two of the original Crave (then TMN) channels were rebranded as HBO. They later became add-ons to the Crave streaming service.
2020-01-23 03:41 PM
SteveKI4 It's about time Crave was bilingual, I'm with Mr.6 I'm curious to see what kind of programming it actually comes with.
2020-01-22 08:58 AM
Mr.6 You are right.

I'll have to wait and see how much french programming there is.

I thought back in the day that if you subscribed to HBO, Super Ecran was included.

I also don't like that I have to pay an extra $10.00 a month to watch french programming that i already have in english. Netflix does not charge me extra for this.
2020-01-21 10:47 PM
ExDilbert The basic Crave service is adding French programming at the same price. I believe Super Écran is the French language equivalent of Crave Movies + HBO and is what costs an extra $10. Crave Movies + HBO is also $10 extra. That's still cheaper than paying $20 extra in a traditional TV package.
2020-01-21 02:49 PM
Mr.6 Nice!!

about time we get some french love.

Maybe TVA will make an Appletv app now.

Edit: Not so great. $10.00 extra for french programming.
2020-01-21 11:34 AM
Dr.Dave Bell Media’s Crave Becomes Bilingual Jan. 28

Bell Media announced today that Crave is evolving into a bilingual TV and streaming service next week, offering more than 6,000 hours of exclusive new French-language content. As part of the change, Bell Media’s Super Écran becomes available over-the-top for the first time as an add-on to Crave. The updated bilingual Crave officially debuts on Tuesday, January 28 through participating television providers and streaming platforms.

For existing subscribers, Crave will immediately offer hundreds of French titles totalling more than 5,000 additional hours at no extra cost. The expanded offering will launch with the new Crave Original Series POUR TOUJOURS PLUS UN JOUR, an exclusive sneak peek of Canal D’s SUR LES TRACES D’UN TUEUR EN SÉRIE, and more made-in-Québec productions. French-language versions of some of the current SHOWTIME programming and the library HBO programming that have made Crave so successful will also be available.

With the new Crave + Super Écran add-on, French-language programming grows to more than 6,000 hours with more than 20 new releases per month. Crave + Super Écran also features additional original Québécois programming as well as French-language versions of current HBO programming and hit Hollywood movies.

Bell Media also confirmed today that as part of its exclusive long-term deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, it has secured French-language rights to select original HBO Max programming that will be featured on Crave later this year.

The updated Crave continues to be available in multiple configurations, giving subscribers the flexibility to choose the programming that best suits their needs and preferences:

  • An Internet-only subscription to Crave is $9.99/month (plus applicable taxes) and includes exclusive access to award-winning English and French programming.
  • The service immediately features more than 250 French-language TV series including seven dozen original Québec productions at launch, such as SORTEZ-MOI DE MOI, EDGAR, MIRAGE, LA FAC, MON PÈRE, TUEUR D’ENFANTS, and CRIMES SEXUELS.
  • Coming in 2020 are French versions of acquired series like PICARD, DOLLFACE, and DOOM PATROL, as well as the Crave Original CANADA’S DRAG RACE.
  • More than 70 programs from the HBO library like SEX AND THE CITY, WESTWORLD, and TRUE DETECTIVE and two dozen current SHOWTIME series like BILLIONS, THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, RAY DONOVAN, and HOMELAND will be available in French.
  • Additionally, the service continues to feature thousands of hours of English-language content such as Crave Originals like LETTERKENNY and NEW EDEN, current SHOWTIME programming, select HBO library content and previous seasons of some current HBO hits, a collection of VICE programming, acclaimed TV series, kids’ programming from WOW! Unlimited Media, and much more.
Crave + Super Écran
  • An Internet-only subscription to Crave + Super Écran is an additional $9.99/month ($19.98 total, plus applicable taxes) and includes all the great content mentioned above, plus an additional 1,000 hours of French-language content, adding up to more than 400 films and documentaries and 100 TV series, with 20 new titles released per month.
  • Like the Super Écran linear TV channel, the Super Écran add-on features blockbuster Hollywood hits and homegrown Québec movies. French films available at launch include ASTÉRIX: LE SECRET DE LA POTION MAGIQUE, SPIDER-MAN: LOIN DES SIENS, MIDSOMMAR, and QU’EST-CE QU’ON A ENCORE FAIT AU BON DIEU and coming soon JEUNE JULIETTE, THE HUSTLE, ANGRY BIRDS 2, LA CHUTE DE L’EMPIRE AMÉRICAIN, and more.
  • Among the Original productions on Crave + Super Écran is the hit Québec series MADAME LEBRUN.
  • Ongoing current series from HBO at launch are THE OUTSIDER, THE NEW POPE, and, coming soon, AVENUE 5.
Crave’s “Movies + HBO” and “STARZ” add-ons remain available in English. Super Écran remains available as a television subscription.

How to Get Crave
  • Through participating television providers across Canada, providing the added opportunity to access the Crave linear channels on traditional set-top boxes, as well as via On Demand channels, through the Crave app (iPhone, Android, and more), and online at Customers should contact their television provider for pricing and details on how to subscribe.
  • Directly via the Internet at, and via the Crave app on iPhone, Apple TV, and Android. Crave is available for streaming on the web and partner platforms such as iPhone, Apple TV, Android mobile, Android TV, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and Facebook Portal. Visit for more information.
2020-01-16 12:28 PM
ExDilbert Other than for original HBO content, I doubt there will be little relation between HBO Max and Crave. Crave's HBO agreement is for HBO original content only. Other content is licensed separately with the copyright owners.
2020-01-15 04:01 PM
hercules130 Questions I have regarding HBO Max and Crave TV:

1. Do HBO Max shows go directly to Crave TV and be streaming only (or on-demand) or do they go to HBO linear first?
2. Doom Patrol moved from DC to HBO Max. I assume it will still be on CTV Sci-fi?
2020-01-14 04:36 PM
Dr.Dave @jeffaustin90 according to Samsung, the CC option is only available in apps that support it. Some apps like Netflix control CC directly in the app. Here's what I would try - Start the Crave app and begin playing an on-demand video before going into the settings. If that doesn't work, try pausing the video, then go into the settings. Let us know if it works.
2020-01-14 10:26 AM
jeffaustin90 Yeah that doesn't work for me since that option is greyed out. I guess they don't offer a way to change it in the actual app. Thanks anyway.
2020-01-14 09:11 AM
Dr.Dave "how do I turn on subtitles on for HBO shows on my Samsung tv?"
@ craveHelp "Hi there! You may follow this steps, Press the Home Button > Settings > General > Accessibility > Caption Settings > Select the option to change. If you have further issues with your Crave app, please send us a DM and we will look into it further."
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