The Launch

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CTV sets March premiere for Jann Arden comedy

Bell Media set its midseason schedule, which will include a slightly expanded episode order for The Launch season two.

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CTV, Global unveil winter 2019 schedules

Cardinal and The Launch return to the CTV lineup, while Global set premiere dates for a number of its international series.

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Bell Media sets the stage for The Launch

The singing competition, which will return for a second season in early 2019, has added Sarah McLachlan as a celebrity mentor.

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The Launch takes the stage for season two

Songs released through the show have now garnered a total of around 12 million streams online, according to Bell Media.

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Charting the next phase of The Launch

With season one in the books and the ink drying on a global deal with Sony Pictures Television, Bell Media president Randy Lennox talks key takeaways from the inaugural season.

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Sony Pictures Television to take The Launch worldwide

The Bell Media and Big Machine Label Group format will be remade in the U.K., with SPT shopping the original and format globally.

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Taking measure of The Launch

The premiere episode of Bell Media’s competition series captured audiences across linear TV, social media and music-streaming platforms.

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CTV partners with Disney to promote The Launch

The “global juggernaut” has signed on as lead sponsor, with competitors from the CTV original tapped to film promos for upcoming Disney and Marvel flicks.

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Plus: CTV adds an extra episode of The Launch, and TIFF and ESPN name their emerging filmmaker grant winner.

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The Launch gets mid-season premiere on CTV

The first episode of the music competition series will air in simulcast on CTV, CTV Two and Much on Jan. 10.

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Can The Launch take off internationally?

Randy Lennox lays out his plan to bring the series worldwide through big stars like Shania Twain and Fergie and a responsive format.

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CTV’s The Launch underway in T.O.

Bell Media’s SVP of content and programming Mike Cosentino talks about prepping the format for an international rollout and filling mid-season time slots.