Bell Media gets Canadian exclusive for The Handmaid’s Tale
The 10-part first season of the dystopian drama will be coming to Bravo and CraveTV.
Deals: NFB, CraveTV, D360
Tiffany Hsiung’s The Apology will receive a 66-screen theatrical release in South Korea, Crave adds another original, and more.
Programming profile: CraveTV
Playback catches up with Mike Cosentino and Tracey Pearce at Bell Media to find out how the largest Canadian-owned SVOD is differentiating itself from the pack.
Breaking down the 2017 CSAs
With the first of the Canadian Screen Awards ceremonies kicking off tonight, Playback looks at trends in this year’s nominees.
Letterkenny heads back to Sudbury for season three
Production is currently underway on six new episodes of the hit CraveTV original.
CraveTV acquires What Would Sal Do?
The eight-part comedy hails from Letterkenny producers, New Metric Media.
In brief: Letterkenny preps for Paddy’s Day; Peppa Pig nabs prize
A special St. Patrick’s Day episode of the CraveTV original will launch March 17, Canada/Ireland copro Maudie to screen in Berlin, plus more news.
Torontonians over-index on tablets, Montrealers love online video: Study
MTM’s new study on tech and media trends across various Canadian markets shows that where you live in the country might say something about your tech habits.
Deals: CraveTV, Proper, 9 Story, Willson
Bell Media acquires 10-part psychic drama Shut Eye for CraveTV, 9 Story sells more than 200 episodes internationally, plus more deals.
Letterkenny set for Christmas Day comeback
The comedy series will bow on CraveTV with six new episodes, continuing the tradition of premiering its new seasons on busy weekends.
Bell Media commissions Tragically Hip doc
The feature, produced by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, will roll out across the media co.’s platforms and in theatres in 2017.
CraveTV’s new Showtime strategy
The Bell Media streamer will air series day-and-date with the U.S. broadcast, beginning with season three of The Affair next month.