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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. 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...
  3. 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
  4. 2015-16 schedule for Canadian premium channels (HBO, TMN, MC)

    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...
  5. Bell Media launches "TV Everywhere" live streaming & on demand

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Finally, instead of monopolizing streaming of its channels through its wireless services, Bell is doing what it should have done in the first place by adopting the "TV Everywhere" model used by many U.S. channels, where access is regulated by participating service providers, beginning with the...
  6. TMN Go launched

    Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    TMN Go Launched with Cogeco And Bell as the first providers
  7. Bell adds four HD movie channels to its Fibe and Satellite TV line-ups

    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...
  8. The Captains interviews Star Trek leaders

    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...
  9. Hollywood suite bringing four new HD movie channels to Canada

    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...
  10. The Movie Network On-Demand - no 5.1 Surround?

    Bell Fibe TV
    I'm not sure if this has been discussed at all, but I recently signed up to FibeTV (from Bell TV Sat). Since I subscribe to TMN, I was excited about their on demand selection. It would give me the ability to watch all the HBO series and Movies I would normally have to record, but watch them...
  11. Reality show follows the San Francisco Giants trying to defend their championship

    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...
  12. HBO Canada: The Yard premiers July 8th

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

    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...
  14. United States of Tara Season 3

    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...
  15. Nurse Jackie Season 3

    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...
  16. Spartacus: Gods of the Arena coming to TMN

    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...
  17. Skins begins Jan 17th

    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...
  18. HBO, TMN and Disney added to Videotron Video on demand

    Videotron
    Starting Wednesday December 15th, Videotron subscribers of The Movie Network (TMN), HBO Canada, Family Channel and Playhouse Disney will have access to English-language movies and series from these networks as part of their illico on Demand service, at no extra cost.
  19. TMN, HBO and Family programming added to Videotron Video on demand

    Industry News
    Starting Wednesday December 15th, Videotron subscribers of The Movie Network (TMN), HBO Canada, Family Channel and Playhouse Disney will have access to English-language movies and series from these networks as part of their illico on Demand service, at no extra cost. The move is an attempt by...
  20. Gravity: A comedy about Suicide

    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...
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