Shomi, CBS Studios Int’l unveil SVOD content deal

The newly launched Canadian streamer has grabbed the online viewing rights to Californication and NCIS: New Orleans (pictured).
NCIS New Orleans

Newly launched Canadian SVOD shomi has picked up a slate of popular U.S. series from CBS Studios International.

The joint venture between Shaw Media and Rogers Media grabbed the exclusive SVOD rights for series like NCIS, and its spinoff NCIS: Los Angeles & NCIS: New Orleans series, and Jane the Virgin, for the Canadian market.

Shomi also picked up the upcoming series The Messengers from The CW, and the entire run for Californication.

The CBS deal also includes the remastered sci-fi series Star Trek: The Next Generation and Twilight Zone, and Star Trek: The Original Series.

The deal was negotiated with Doug Smith, VP and general sales manager, Canada, CBS Studios International.