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Mar 25, 2015, 18:32 ET

Statement by Kevin Crull, President, Bell Media on CTV News

TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - "CTV News is Canada's leading news organization because of its longstanding commitment to the highest levels...

Mar 18, 2015, 14:55 ET

CraveTV Extends Its Reach as Four More Distributors Sign On

– CraveTV now available to Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, and Wightman Telecom customers...

Mar 17, 2015, 10:53 ET

Astral Out of Home Launches Highly Anticipated 2015 Carte Blanche Competition

–     6th edition of Carte Blanche advertising competition returns March 23 – April 21  –  –...

Mar 05, 2015, 08:26 ET

Internet Sensation LETTERKENNY Becomes First Original Series Ordered by CraveTV

− Based on the internet hit with more than 8 million views, half-hour comedy becomes first Canadian series commissioned for a Canadian SVOD...

Mar 02, 2015, 15:55 ET

Bell Media Leads Major Categories at 2015 Canadian Screen Awards

– With 53 television awards overall, Bell Media productions win Best Drama, Best Comedy, Best Reality Series, Best Web Series, and Best...

Mar 02, 2015, 10:44 ET

Nanos: Only 20% of Canadians Say Ability to Watch Super Bowl Ads More Important Than Supporting Canadian Broadcasters

To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1By15Dl TORONTO, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ -  A new Nanos survey for Bell Media released today suggests...

Feb 26, 2015, 15:34 ET

Bell Media and Its Partners Take Home 43 Awards During the First Two Nights of the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards

–  Space's ORPHAN BLACK wins eight awards on Wednesday, the most of any program – – The Movie Network documentary OUR MAN IN...

Feb 20, 2015, 12:36 ET

International Superstar Shania Twain Returns Home to Canada, Exclusively on Bell Media Outlets

– Network special SHANIA: STILL THE ONE LIVE FROM VEGAS premieres Saturday, Feb. 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT exclusively on CTV – – The...

Feb 13, 2015, 12:25 ET

Four More Distributors Sign On for CraveTV

– Canada's premium television streaming service has launched with Access Communications and is coming soon to Cable Cable, Nexicom, and...

Feb 13, 2015, 11:00 ET

Astral Out-of-Home Honours 50th Anniversary of Canadian Flag, Feb. 15

–"Proudly Flying for 50 Years" message to loop on Astral Out-of-Home digital signage this Sunday, reaching nearly half a million Canadians...

Feb 09, 2015, 09:04 ET

Bell Media and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution Strike Multi-Year, Exclusive Content Agreement for CraveTV

– Mega-hit HOMELAND to launch in CraveTV's SHOWTIME Collection this month – – Deal delivers acclaimed series GRACELAND, SALEM,...

Jan 30, 2015, 14:58 ET

Bell Media Reveals Multi-Million Dollar Promotional Campaign for Canadian Original Productions During SUPER BOWL XLIX on CTV

– Promo spots for CTV's MASTERCHEF CANADA, SAVING HOPE, and MOTIVE, Space's BITTEN and ORPHAN BLACK, Bravo's 19-2, and Discovery's AIRSHOW to...

Jan 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bell Media and CBS Corporation Announce Long-Term Content Licensing and Trademark Agreement for SHOWTIME® in Canada

– For the first time ever, the SHOWTIME brand comes to Canada – – Bell Media's streaming service, CraveTV, to imminently launch...

Jan 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

Trish Williams to Become Co-Executive Producer of CTV's SAVING HOPE as Tom Hastings Appointed Director, Independent Production, Bell Media

To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1CdTB9j TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Corrie Coe, Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell...

Jan 27, 2015, 12:22 ET

Bell Media Marks Bell Let's Talk Day with Slate of Special Programming

– Mental health-themed programming to air across Bell Media properties on Jan. 28 – – Premiere of CLARA'S BIG RIDE anchors day of...

Jan 19, 2015, 10:46 ET

Bell Media Announces 2015 Executive Producer Accelerator Lab Participants

– Seven producers begin program on February 2 with broadcaster internship at Bell Media's Toronto headquarters – To tweet this...

Jan 14, 2015, 11:18 ET

Bell Media Salutes Independent Producers on 140 Television and 47 Film Nominations for the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards

– Bell Media once again garners more nominations than any other broadcaster – – For the second year in a row, Space's ORPHAN...

Dec 22, 2014, 09:05 ET

TV Top 10: What Canadians Watched in 2014

– THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, THE BIG BANG THEORY, GOTHAM, and THE FLASH are the most-watched TV series this year – – THE AMAZING...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:30 ET

Bell Media and Coca-Cola Canada Announce Partnership for the FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™

– Coca-Cola Canada signs on as Bell Media's first major partner for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ in Canada – To...

Dec 12, 2014, 11:17 ET

A New Guinness World Records® Title! CraveTV Cravers Reach 91 Hours and Break the Guinness World Records® Title for Longest Marathon Watching TV

– Bell Media's CraveTVTM kicks off with a bang as four Cravers break the Guinness World Records record – – CraveTV now available...