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Bell Media sets launch date for Starz in Canada

In the same announcement, the media company said its flagship SVOD service Crave has hit 2.3 million subscribers.

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Bell Media rebrands TMN, launches tiered OTT service

The company reveals a major overhaul of its pay TV and OTT strategy, opening online access to programming previously restricted to linear subscribers.

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Bell Media adds first kids titles to CraveTV

More than 200 hours of programming including The Adventures of Paddington Bear has joined the SVOD’s library via its strategic partnership with Wow! Unlimited.

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JFL, CraveTV team for more laughs

Three hour-long stand-up specials from Canadian comics Robby Hoffman, DJ Demers and Mark Forward will debut on the streamer later this year.

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Hulu picks up two seasons of Letterkenny

The deal, handled by series distributor DHX Media, will see the half-hour comedy debut in the U.S. on July 13.

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CraveTV adds new original comedy

Half-hour mockumentary New Eden is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment.

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Media revenues stable in BCE’s Q1 financials

Bell Media’s operating revenues dipped slightly to $749 million in Q1 as overall growth in subscriber revenues offset declines in the ad market.

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In brief: CraveTV sets stand-up special premieres

Plus: Riftworld Legends comic expands to print this month and LIFT, imagineNATIVE announce mentorship recipient.

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CraveTV subscribers up 22% YOY at Bell Media

Ad revenues declined slightly year-over-year, but the company saw strength in subscriber revenues relating to contract renewals, payTV, SVOD and TVE.

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CraveTV adds new HBO titles to catalogue

Winter is coming to the streaming service as it adds Game of Thrones and other series to its slate.

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What shows topped the digital charts in 2017?

Netflix, CraveTV and Apple share their Top 10s, and, for good measure, Kobo presents its most-read books (after all, some could be on next year’s most-watched list).

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Deals: CraveTV, Riddle Films, TFO

Starz original Counterpart is heading to the Bell Media-owned streamer, plus more deals.