HBO Canada


Westworld lights up HBO Canada

Buzzy HBO drama Westworld has become the best ever launch for HBO Canada and The Movie Network. The sci-fi series bowed strongly on HBO in the US and also on Sky Atlantic in the UK. In both Canada and the UK the series opener beat Game of Thrones in terms of viewing numbers. On HBO […]

Bell secures HBO content as Corus rejigs

Bell Media has secured an “unprecedented” agreement with HBO that means just one operator will offer all HBO programming for the first time in Canadian television history. Bell’s rival Corus Entertainment will stepping back from the pay TV movies business, transferring over its HBO content licensing rights as the deal kicks in. Subsequently, Bell will […]

Bell, Corus in ‘unprecedented’ HBO SVOD deal

Canada’s Bell Media and Corus Entertainment have scored what has been described as an “unprecedented” multiplatform and SVOD agreement with US premium broadcaster HBO. The deal gives the broadcasting companies exclusive streaming rights to HBO’s entire past-season library for every series the premium cabler currently has on air. The shows include Veep, Game of Thrones […]

Breakthrough launches Less Than Kind on iTunes

Breakthrough Entertainment has launched Canadian comedy drama series Less Than Kind on the iTunes store in Canada. The show runs to four seasons and Breakthrough has launched the first three on iTunes. It originally aired on City TV from 2008 before transferring to HBO Canada in 2010. It follows a Sheldon Blecher (Jesse Camacho), an […]