Bell adds four HD movie channels to its Fibe and Satellite TV line-ups

Bell announced this week it has added the Hollywood Suite of high definition (HD) movie channels to its Bell Fibe TV and Bell Satellite channel line-up.

The Captains interviews Star Trek leaders

The 90-minute Canadian made documentary features interviews between Shatner and his fellow commanders including Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard), Kate Mulgrew (Captain Kathryn Janeway), Avery Brooks (Captain Benjamin Sisko), Scott Bakula (Captain Jonathan Archer), and Chris Pine (Captain James T. Kirk).

Hollywood suite bringing four new HD movie channels to Canada

Hollywood Suite, a privately owned Toronto based company headed by former Chum CEO Jay Switzer, announced today that it would launch four new high-definition movie channels across Canada this November.

The digital specialty channels will air HD Movies uncut, unedited and commercial free throughout the week.

Reality show follows the San Francisco Giants trying to defend their championship

A new unscripted show from Major League Baseball Productions and Showtime called “The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants premieres this week.

The seven-part, one-hour documentary series that follows the San Francisco Giants as they begin the task of defending their World Series title through the 2011 season.

New HBO movie dramatizes the creation of TV’s first reality TV show

HBO Canada has announced it will premiere Cinema Verite, starring James Gandolfini, Dianne Lane and Time Robbins, day and date with HBO, on April 23.

The film gives a dramatized look at the events surrounding the creation of the 1973 PBS documentary “An American Family”, which chronicled the lives of the Louds in the early 1970s and catapulted the Santa Barbara family to notoriety in the creation of a new genre – the reality TV series

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena coming to TMN

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, a Starz television series which premieres in the United States on January 21st, will debut in Canada two nights later on The Movie Network and Movie Central.

The graphic series is billed as a six-part prequel to Spartacus: Blood and Sand which aired last winter

Gravity: A comedy about Suicide

Gravity, a new dramatic comedy from U.S. specialty network Starz about people who failed when trying to commit suicide begins next week in Canada.

The ten episode, half hour series tells the tragic and sometimes comic stories that brought a group of strangers to a support group for people who have attempted suicide.

Spartacus: Blood and Sand premieres January 25th

The new Starz action-adventure original drama series Spartacus: Blood and Sand premieres next Monday on TMN in Eastern Canada and Movie Central in Western Canada.

Andy Whitfield stars as the legendary gladiator warrior Spartacus, a soldier in the Roman Auxiliary who is torn from his homeland and the woman he loves and taken prisoner after defying a Roman Legate.