SVOD service Crave orders first original series

Canadian SVOD service Crave has ordered Letterkenny, an original half-hour comedy based upon the shortform digital series Letterkenny Problems. Crave is owned by Canadian telco Bell and will make Letterkenny with Bell’s specialty channel The Comedy Network. The six-part series and shorts were created by Jared Keeso, star of Bravo series 19-2. New Metric Media, […]

Canada’s Crave creates Showtime block

Low-cost Canadian SVOD service Crave has created a Showtime block within its line-up that will be programmed with a raft of scripted fare from the US premium cable net including The Affair, Penny Dreadful, Homeland, Nurse Jackie, Ray Donovan and Weeds. The Crave announcement followed an agreement between its owner, telco Bell Media, and CBS, […]

Canada’s low-cost Netflix rival buys Amazon drama

Crave, the low-cost streaming service recently launched by Canadian telco and media company Bell, has bought Amazon cop drama Bosch. The series was Amazon Prime Instant Video’s first original hour-long drama. It is distributed by Red Arrow and based on the bestselling Michael Connelly book series. All ten Bosch episodes will launch simultaneously on Crave […]