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  1. TMN rebrands as Crave

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Bell Media's The Movie Network, HBO Canada and CraveTV Come Together as the All-New Crave (Full Press Release follows) – HBO programming now also available directly to Canadians for the first time ever – – New Crave features acclaimed programming from SHOWTIME, STARZ, and VICE, WOW! children's...
  2. Crave TV is Now Available to all Canadians with Internet

    Industry News
    Crave TV , Bell Media’s pay television video on demand service is now available to all Canadians with Internet service. It’s a low-cost deal coming in at $7.99 a month to subscribe, with a one month free trial currently available for new users. TV customers that already have service with Bell...
  3. More Game of Thrones? That’s Right: Bell is Taking Over HBO and Bringing TMN to Western Canada

    Industry News
    Here they grow again. Like TV? This Thursday, Bell Media announced some changes, as they plan to expand The Movie Network (TMN) into a national pay TV service and become the sole operator of HBO Canada. How is this happening? Corus Entertainment, the previous owners of HBO content rights in...
  4. Bell's TMN & HBO will be national; Corus winds down 'Movie Central'

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Bell Media announces national expansion of The Movie Network, will become the sole operator of HBO Canada See Corus' Press Release: Corus Entertainment Makes Strategic Decision to Deepen Focus on Core National Media Brands and Exit Regional Pay TV Business
  5. Netflix Competitor CraveTV to be Offered to All Internet Users in Canada

    Industry News
    BCE’s CraveTV has announced that it will be making the Internet-streaming TV service available to all Internet users in Canada at the beginning of 2016. BCE’s Chief Executive Officer, George Cope, said the company's streaming service will expand its base of household targets from 3.5 million to...
  6. HBO NOW - Stand-Alone Streaming Service (U.S. only)

    Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    Press Release. Note that this service may not be available in Canada since HBO Canada and Bell Media have licensed the content (unless you are able to circumvent geo-blocking.) See: HBO Canada acquires all past episodes of current series
  7. Internet service Bug? Flaw? Filtering? Censorship?

    Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet
    Let's just hope it is not the last two, though the Bell rep clearly stated a very loud and resounding NO WAY! We do NOT alter your results or filter/censor anything, and I believe him. The Problem... From any of my Bell Internet connected computers, in either Firefox or IE, I cannot view Bill...
  8. Angry Boys mockumentary among HBO premieres this month

    Industry News
    Angry Boys, a twelve part Australian television mockumentary series and the third season of Less Than Kind are two of the new shows which debut this month on HBO and HBO Canada. Written by and starring Chris Lilley, Angry Boys explores the issues faced by young males in the 21st century – their...
  9. HBO's The Life & Times of Tim Season #3

    What's On Television?
    starts tonight at 9pm on HBO and HBO Canada
  10. 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road To The NHL Winter Classic on HBO

    Industry News
    HBO Canada announced today that it will be airing "24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic" at the same day and time as HBO in the United States. The four part reality series takes HBO subscribers rink-side beginning Wednesday, December 14 at 10 p.m. ET/MT, building up to the two...
  11. Boardwalk Empire returns this Sunday for second season

    Industry News
    HBO's Boardwalk Empire returns this Sunday September 25th for its second season. From Terence Winter and Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire returns to chronicle the life and times of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson. Set in 1921, a few months after the end of Season 1, the series picks up after Nucky and...
  12. HBO Canada's fall season begins tonight with Beauty Day

    Industry News
    Beauty Day, a documentary portrait of St. Catharines, Ont., native Ralph Zavadil, a pre-Jackass amateur stuntman and comedian, marks the start of HBO Canada's fall season which includes the return of popular HBO programming such as Call Me Fitz, Boardwalk Empire, Bored to Death and Hung. The...
  13. HBO Canada announces Fall Premieres

    Industry News
    HBO Canada today announced the fall premiere dates for popular HBO programming such as Call Me Fitz, Boardwalk Empire, Bored to Death and Hung. The Astral owned station, which fills out its schedules with movies and Canadian produced specials, says that all of its HBO programming will premiere...
  14. Curb your Enthusiasm Season 8 begins Sunday

    Industry News
    HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm returns for its eighth season this Sunday July 10th at 10pm on HBO Canada. In case you don't know, the popular show is an American comedy created by Seinfeld co-creator Larry David, who stars as a fictionalized version of himself. The series follows David in his...
  15. HBO: Love Shines (documentary profiling Ron Sexsmith)

    What's On Television?
    Love Shines, an original documentary from The Movie Network and Movie Central, has its Canadian television premiere Saturday, May 14 at 9 p.m. ET/MT on HBO Canada Love Shines goes inside the studio with Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith as he records and releases his latest album, Long...
  16. HBO's Too Big to Fail premieres May 23rd

    What's On Television?
    In the mid-2000s, the financial sector in the U.S. was seeing unsubstantiated growth and Wall Street was booming. By 2008, those financial institutions were at the point of collapse after years of deregulation, subprime mortgages and predatory lending, threatening a global economic meltdown...
  17. Lady Gaga in concert on HBO this weekend

    Industry News
    Lady Gaga's fans who couldn't see the pop sensation live will get a chance to see her on HBO this weekend in Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden. The two-hour show, taped February 21 and 22 in her hometown of New York City, features Lady Gaga playing some of her...
  18. Lady Gaga Monster Ball Tour coming to HBO

    What's On Television?
    Lady Gaga’s fans who couldn’t see the pop sensation live will get a chance to see her on HBO in May in Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden. The two-hour show, taped February 21 and 22 in her hometown of New York City, features Lady Gaga playing some of her most...
  19. Treme Season 2 begins on HBO on April 24

    What's On Television?
    It's back to New Orleans in the second season of David Simon and Eric Overmyer's critically acclaimed, Treme. Continuing to follow a group of resilient residents attempting to rebuild their lives through the music and cultural traditions that make them, and the city, unique. Season 2 of Treme...
  20. Cinema Verite tells the story behind TV’s first reality show

    Industry News
    This weekend HBO Canada will premiere Cinema Verite, a dramatized look at the events surrounding the creation of the 1973 PBS documentary “An American Family”. American Family chronicled the lives of the Louds in the early 1970s and catapulted the Santa Barbara family to notoriety in the...