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Bell Media moves into FAST channel space

Bell Media is moving into the FAST channel space, announcing the launch of 10 English and French-language channels featuring CTV, TSN and Noovo programming, among other content.

Spanning entertainment, factual, news, and sports, all 10 channels are now available on LG Channels, and expected to roll out on Samsung TV Plus shortly.

English-language channels include:

CTV@Home: Featuring a variety of CTV lifestyle programming, including episodes of The Marilyn Denis Show, Mary’s Kitchen Crush, and Country House Hunters Canada.

Corner Gas Channel: featuring episodes from the iconic Canadian comedy series and its spin-off, Corner Gas Animated.

CTV Gridlock: featuring classic episodes of Highway Thru Hell and the entire series of Heavy Rescue: 401.

CTV Laughs: featuring sitcoms, roast battles and stand-up.

The Mightiest by CTV: featuring stories from Discovery Channel Canada docuseries Mighty Trains, Mighty Cruise Ships, Mighty Ships, Mighty Planes, and The Mightiest.

CTV News: a “Best of” channel including content from CTV National, CTV Local News, Power Play, Question Period and W5.

TSN The Ocho: Home to the best of “seldom-seen” sports, featuring unusual and entertaining sports and competitions including kickball, table tennis, ultimate frisbee, slippery stairs, and cornhole.

French-language channels are:

Noovo télé-réalités: featuring the most popular reality shows from Québec and abroad, such as Cauchemar sur L’autoroute and Panique 401.

Noovo cinéma: offering a selection of films in French, from romantic comedies to thrillers.

Noovo comédies: featuring comedy shows like Ça C’est Drôle, and other Quebec titles.

Bell Media says additional FAST channels and platform partners will be announced in the coming weeks.

“With the debut of our FAST channels, Bell Media is once again growing and deepening relationships with our audience by taking compelling stories to Canadian consumers wherever they are,” said Sean Cohan, President, Bell Media. “We’re thrilled to partner with FAST platforms to offer new opportunities to advertising partners to engage their target audiences, drive outcomes, and measure campaign success.”

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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