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TIFF + Bell Media's Crave bring audiences together with Stay-at-Home Cinema

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:44pm

"TIFF has a longstanding partnership with Bell Media and Crave, so it was a natural progression to work together during this global health crisis," said Joana Vicente, TIFF Executive Director and Co-Head.

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  • "TIFF has a longstanding partnership with Bell Media and Crave, so it was a natural progression to work together during this global health crisis," said Joana Vicente, TIFF Executive Director and Co-Head.
  • "Both organizations value their audiences and want to bring the best of our programming to as many people as we can.
  • It was important for us to work with TIFF on bringing these meaningful films to life," said Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media.
  • Additional movie titles all available on Crave along with special guests will be announced each week on TIFF and Crave's social media channels.

Crave Offers 30 Days Free to Canadians

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 3:13pm

New direct-to-consumer subscribers can sample theCrave package of their choice, including Movies + HBO, STARZ, and/or SUPER CRAN

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  • New direct-to-consumer subscribers can sample theCrave package of their choice, including Movies + HBO, STARZ, and/or SUPER CRAN
    TORONTO, March 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Bell Media's Crave announced today that it's providing one month free for any new subscribers with access to the internet, expanding from seven to 30 days the trial period that Canadians can sample the service.
  • Available through April 30, the one-time-only offer is for first-time, direct-to-consumer subscribers, and can be accessed now on the Crave app or Crave.ca .
  • Crave recently began announcing weekly programming updates , including several new Crave Collections that assist viewers in curating viewing, such as:
    the Comfort TV Collection with SEINFELD, FRASIER, andTHE BIG BANG THEORY;
    the Bingeworthy Collection with THE WIRE, VEEP,and NEW EDEN;
    the Trending Collection , with STAR TREK: PICARD, HIGH FIDELITY, and RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE, among others;
    Current HBO hits including the new season of WESTWORLD, as well asSUCCESSION,THE OUTSIDER,andCURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM;
    Hollywood movies such as X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX, YESTERDAY, and BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, plus upcoming blockbuster hits like FAST AND FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW (March 20) and ONCE UPON A TIMEIN HOLLYWOD (March 27)
    The Family Friendly Collection , with SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE, THE KARATE KID (both the classic 1984 film, and the 2010 reboot), and MASTERCHEF.
  • the Kids Collection featuring movies and series such as THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2, DETECTIVE PIKACHU, BARBIE DREAMTOPIA, PEPPA PIG, PAW PATROL, and more;
    and a vast Sports Collection featuringBALLERS, DARK SIDE OF THE RING, andTHE SHOP: UNINTERRUPTED.

Bell Media Congratulates TV and Film Production Partners on 229 Nominations for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 7:41pm

Announced earlier today, Bell Media garnered 229 total nominations, comprising 142 television and digital nominations and 85 nominations for Bell Media-supported films, as well as the two previously announced Special Awards for Crave and Anton Koschany.

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  • Announced earlier today, Bell Media garnered 229 total nominations, comprising 142 television and digital nominations and 85 nominations for Bell Media-supported films, as well as the two previously announced Special Awards for Crave and Anton Koschany.
  • CTV is the proud Premium Partner of the Canadian Screen Awards, and the title sponsor of the Non-Fiction Programming and Creative Fiction Storytelling galas on March 23 and 24.
  • "A standing ovation to all the talented creators nominated this year, including the 229 nominations represented by Bell Media productions," said Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media.
  • To view the full release, click HERE .

Bell Media's Crave Becomes Bilingual Jan. 28

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 3:32pm

MONTRAL, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ -Bell Media announced today that Crave is evolving into a bilingual TV and streaming service next week, offering more than 6,000 hours of exclusive new French-language content.

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  • MONTRAL, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ -Bell Media announced today that Crave is evolving into a bilingual TV and streaming service next week, offering more than 6,000 hours of exclusive new French-language content.
  • As part of the change, Bell Media's Super cran becomes available over-the-top for the first time as an add-on to Crave.
  • The updated bilingual Crave officially debuts on Tuesday, January 28 through participating television providers and streaming platforms.
  • With the new Crave + Super cran add-on, French-language programming grows to more than 6,000 hours with more than 20 new releases per month.

Bell Media's Crave to bring select TIFF films to wider audience in new partnership

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 3:05pm

The groundbreaking new partnership, called "TIFF Selects," is a first for TIFF as a Canadian distribution opportunity for its world-class Festival programming.

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  • The groundbreaking new partnership, called "TIFF Selects," is a first for TIFF as a Canadian distribution opportunity for its world-class Festival programming.
  • The vast majority of films in the collection will have their premieres on Crave.
  • "It was important for us to expand the presence of TIFF an iconic Canadian cultural institution on Crave," said Randy Lennox, President, Bell Media.
  • "One of Crave's cultural mandates is acquiring, curating, and distributing the best content in the world, and we're thrilled to continue that momentum through this new partnership with TIFF."

WOW Unlimited Media Announces Termination of Distribution Agreement With Key Channel Affiliate

Monday, December 30, 2019 - 1:49pm

TORONTO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WOW Unlimited Media Inc. (WOW!

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  • TORONTO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WOW Unlimited Media Inc. (WOW!
  • Unlimited is creating a leading animation-focused entertainment company by producing top-end content and building brands and audiences on the most engaging media platforms.
  • The Companys media assets include Channel Frederator Network, on YouTube, as well as WOW!
  • branded programming on Crave, Canadas leading streaming entertainment platform, owned by Bell Media.

A Quarter of Canadians Plan to Skip Out on Holiday Gatherings to Stream this Season

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 3:30pm

A new survey* from data service firm Maru/Blue reveals that one in four Canadians (24%) that's approximately nine million people plan to say "thanks but no thanks" to festive events like family get-togethers, work parties, or friends' nights out this holiday season, choosing instead to stay home and stream their favourite TV shows and movies.

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  • A new survey* from data service firm Maru/Blue reveals that one in four Canadians (24%) that's approximately nine million people plan to say "thanks but no thanks" to festive events like family get-togethers, work parties, or friends' nights out this holiday season, choosing instead to stay home and stream their favourite TV shows and movies.
  • Overall, THE HANDMAID'S TALE, CHERNOBYL, BIG LITTLE LIES, and LETTERKENNY rounded out the Top 5 on Crave in 2019.
  • For Canadians looking for their next television obsession, look no further than Crave's incomparable lineup of binge-worthy hits.
  • For more on Crave's programming lineup during the holidays, click HERE .

Crave Interactive Adds a Touch of Spice to the all new Higgins Hotel & Conference Center in New Orleans with the Installation of its Award-Winning in-room Tablets

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Crave's cloud-based platform allows hotels to delight their guests via every digital channel; in-room tablets, guest-owned devices, kiosks, and existing hotel brand Apps.

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  • Crave's cloud-based platform allows hotels to delight their guests via every digital channel; in-room tablets, guest-owned devices, kiosks, and existing hotel brand Apps.
  • Crave is widely recognized as the world's leading in-room tablet vendor, with client hotels worldwide from 40 to 4,000 rooms.
  • Over 100 million hotel guest interactions with Crave solutions occur each year, providing Crave and its hotel clients with insight into the individual and collective requirements of guests.
  • Crave is headquartered in the UK with offices across the world and is part of the True Corporation plc (Thailand) group of companies.

Crave Interactive Adds a Touch of Spice to the all new Higgins Hotel & Conference Center in New Orleans with the Installation of its Award-Winning in-room Tablets

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Crave's cloud-based platform allows hotels to delight their guests via every digital channel; in-room tablets, guest-owned devices, kiosks, and existing hotel brand Apps.

Key Points: 
  • Crave's cloud-based platform allows hotels to delight their guests via every digital channel; in-room tablets, guest-owned devices, kiosks, and existing hotel brand Apps.
  • Crave is widely recognized as the world's leading in-room tablet vendor, with client hotels worldwide from 40 to 4,000 rooms.
  • Over 100 million hotel guest interactions with Crave solutions occur each year, providing Crave and its hotel clients with insight into the individual and collective requirements of guests.
  • Crave is headquartered in the UK with offices across the world and is part of the True Corporation plc (Thailand) group of companies.

Lainey Lui Breaks Down Buzzed About Shows in New Crave Original Series CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW, Premiering January 12

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 3:24pm

From Bell Media Studios, the new companion seriespremieres Sunday, Jan. 12 at 11 p.m.

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  • From Bell Media Studios, the new companion seriespremieres Sunday, Jan. 12 at 11 p.m.
  • ET following the debut of the first two episodes of HBO's compelling new series THE OUTSIDER at 9 p.m. ET,only on Crave.
  • Each Sunday on CRAVINGS: THE AFTERSHOW, Lui and a rotating panel of guests recap episodes of THE OUTSIDER, dissecting the biggest plot twists and developments, and providing comprehensive analysis.
  • In each episode, Lui invites her television-loving friends over to dive into the subject series with candid takes and post-show analysis, extending the conversation about each episode beyond social media.