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Bell Media acquires untitled Star Trek series

Announced at the L.A. Screenings, the untitled series focused on captain Jean-Luc Picard will air on Bell Media’s Space, Z and Crave in Canada.

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Deals: Bell Media, Prospector, Malefic, PNP

CTV picks up a hit reality format for its summer lineup, PNP’s sales slate grows and two Canadian horror flicks land distribution deals.

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Revenues flat for Bell Media in Q1

While radio advertising was down, there were significant upticks in specialty viewership and year-over-year growth in TV advertising.

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Bell Media greenlights eOne mystery series Albedo

The eight-part drama, created and executive produced by Max and Adam Reid, will also launch on Walmart-owned VOD platform Vudu in the U.S.

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Carter kicks into gear on season two

Production is underway in North Bay, ON on a new round of episodes for the procedural.

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Crave preps apocalypse docuseries We’re All Gonna Die

The Bell Media-owned streamer also announced that projects including Carmine Street Guitars (pictured) and The Inconvenient Indian will launch on the service after Hot Docs.

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Game of Thrones return breaks records for Crave

Bell Media said the season-eight premiere is the most-watched episode ever on a Canadian pay TV channel, while the return also drove record SVOD activity on Crave.

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Connect3 copro Mirage set to film in Abu Dhabi

The France/Canada copro is commissioned by France Televisions and ZDF, with both Bell Media and Super Channel picking up Canadian broadcast rights.

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JANN hits all the right notes in CTV debut

The premiere episode drew an average audience of 1.4 million viewers across its premiere and weekend encore.

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CTV, Citytv partner on Michael Buble music special

The special will also air simultaneously on NBC in the U.S.

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In brief: Wow! takes more time; Lilly Singh joins late night TV

An update on Wow! and Bell Media’s agreement for the Comedy Gold licence, plus Scarborough’s Singh will be the first female late night host on a “Big 4″ U.S. network.

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Disasters at Sea sets sail for season two

The Discovery docuseries is now in production on new episodes ahead of its Canadian premiere on April 16.