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  1. 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
  2. What's On Television?
    This thread will be used to post the schedules for HBO Canada, The Movie Network and Movie Central. The Movie Network (TMN) is owned by Bell Media and is only available east of the Ontario/Manitoba border. Movie Central (MC) is owned by Corus and operates in the west. HBO Canada is jointly...
  3. Industry News
    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. Bell IPTV and satellite direct-to-home (DTH) TV subscribers will be able to watch: Warner Films and MGM Channel which air movies from the...
  4. Industry News
    Star Trek fans may be interested in "The Captains," a new document airing on The Movie Network and Movie Central this week. The 90-minute Canadian made documentary features interviews between Shatner and his fellow commanders including Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard), Kate Mulgrew...
  5. Industry News
    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...
  6. Industry News
    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...
  7. What's On Television?
    Corruption, greed, violence, betrayal…and recess. HBO Canada brings the mean streets to the schoolyard in The Yard, a mockumentary series debuting Friday, July 8 at 9 p.m. ET/MT with two back-to-back episodes. In the six-part, half-hour miniseries viewers are taken inside a schoolyard by an...
  8. Industry News
    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...
  9. What's On Television?
    United States of Tara (Season 3) premieres March 28th at 10:30 p.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT on Movie Central and the Movie Network. United States of Tara stars Toni Collette as Tara Gregson, a wife and mother who suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder which results in the appearance of several...
  10. What's On Television?
    Nurse Jackie (Season 3) premieres March 28th at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT, on TMN/Movie Central. Nurse Jackie stars Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton, a sharp-tongued, New York City ER nurse who skilfully navigates the rough waters of a crumbling healthcare system, doing everything she can to provide her...
  11. Industry News
    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...
  12. What's On Television?
    Skins, the North American adaptation of the edgy U.K. series, begins Monday, January 17 at 9 p.m. PT on Movie Central and 10 p.m. ET on The Movie Network. The series is directed by Canadian directors Scott Smith (Call Me Fitz) and Samir Rehem (Testees), and features an ensemble cast that...
  13. Industry News
    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...
  14. Industry News
    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...
  15. What's On Television?
    The new Starz action-adventure original drama series Spartacus: Blood and Sand, will premiere Monday, January 25, 2010 at 9 p.m. ET on TMN and 8 p.m. PT on Movie Central. Andy Whitfield stars as the legendary gladiator warrior Spartacus, a soldier in the Roman Auxiliary who is torn from his...
  16. What's On Television?
    What do you think of the new Movie Central site? Like most redesigns it seems to be prettier, but less functional. It's brutally slow to load pages There is less schedule information available It looks like it's still a work in progress, so I hope it gets better.
  17. What's On Television?
    An eight-part Canadian original series shot in Tulza Bosnia, Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, premieres Monday, January 19 at 9 p.m. PT on Movie Central and 10 p.m. ET on The Movie Network. Available in HD
  18. Shaw Cable
    Hi there, I noticed that when I go to the Video On Demand area there is a section titled included and then there is the Movie Central area. I remember the Movie Central area being an extra $5.99/month in the past and on everything that is on there, it now says the cost is $0.00. Just wanted...
  19. What's On Television?
    Is this another one of their many screw-ups? I'm on Bell. Update: They fixed it after about 20 minutes.
  20. Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Astral and Corus today announced the launch of HBO Canada which will launching on Thursday, October 30, 2008. The channel will only be offered to customers that subscribe to The Movie Network or Movie Central. Canadians will not be able to subscribe to HBO Canada on its own. With its launch...
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