Awards Season Programming Lives on HBO Canada, The Movie Network, and Movie Central

- Subscribers can catch up on award-nominated series and films now on HBO Canada, TMN and Movie Central and via on-demand platforms -

- HBO leads all networks with 13 Screen Actors Guild® and nine Golden Globe® nominations; all nominated HBO series and films available on HBO Canada -

- Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX, RAY DONOVAN, HOUSE OF LIES and NURSE JACKIE, also nominated and available on TMN and Movie Central -

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TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Bell Media's The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada) are proud to be the Canadian home of Screen Actors Guild Award®  and Golden Globe® Award-nominated programming from HBO and Showtime. Subscribers can currently catch up on all award-nominated programming via on-demand platforms. For outstanding performances in 2013 in film and television categories HBO received nominations for GAME OF THRONES, GIRLS, VEEP, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, THE NEWSROOM, PHIL SPECTOR, and BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, and Showtime's nominations include MASTERS OF SEX, RAY DONOVAN, HOUSE OF LIES, and NURSE JACKIE.

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In Eastern Canada, encore episodes are available on The Movie Network and HBO Canada (check themovienetwork.ca and hbocanada.com for schedule information, TMN GO and TMN OnDemand and HBO Canada OnDemand.

In Western Canada, encore episodes are available on Movie Central and HBO Canada (check moviecentral.ca and hbocanada.com for schedule information), on the go with the Shaw Go Movie Central app, Telus Optik TV and Bell TV App and HBO Canada On Demand.

See below for a full list of HBO and Showtime's SAG Award and Golden Globe Award nominations:

Screen Actors Guild Awards®

HBO

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Julia Louis-Dreyfus - VEEP

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES
Steve Buscemi - BOARDWALK EMPIRE
*Subscribers can also catch Steve Buscemi this month on The Movie Network and Movie Central in HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA and THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE, and on The Movie Network Encore and Encore Avenue in CHARLOTTE'S WEB, BIG DADDY, BILLY MADISON and HAPPY GILMORE
Jeff Daniels - THE NEWSROOM
*Subscribers can also watch Jeff Daniels in FLY AWAY HOME this month on The Movie Network Encore and Encore Avenue
Peter Dinklage - GAME OF THRONES

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Helen Mirren - PHIL SPECTOR

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A TELEVISION MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Matt Damon - BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
*Subscribers can also see Matt Damon this month on The Movie Network Encore and Encore Avenue in THE BOURNEY IDENTITY and THE BOURNE SUPREMACY
Michael Douglas - BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
Al Pacino - PHIL SPECTOR
*Al Pacino can also be seen in DONNIE BRASCO this month on The Movie Network Encore and Encore Avenue

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE IN A COMEDY SERIES
VEEP

OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE IN A DRAMA SERIES
BOARDWALK EMPIRE
GAME OF THRONES

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A STUNT ENSEMBLE IN A TELEVISION SERIES
BOARDWALK EMPIRE
GAME OF THRONES

SHOWTIME

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A MALE ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Don Cheadle - HOUSE OF LIES
*Subscribers can also see Don Cheadle this month in IRON MAN 3 on The Movie Network and Movie Central

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES
Edie Falco - NURSE JACKIE

Golden Globe Award Nominations

HBO

BEST ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR TV MOVIE
Matt Damon - BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
Michael Douglas - BEHIND THE CANDELABRA
Al Pacino - PHIL SPECTOR

BEST TV SERIES, COMEDY
GIRLS

BEST TV MINISERIES OR MOVIE
BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

BEST ACTRESS IN A TV SERIES, COMEDY
Edie Falco - NURSE JACKIE
Lena Dunham - GIRLS
Julia Louis Dreyfus - VEEP

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR TV MOVIE
Rob Lowe - BEHIND THE CANDELABRA

BEST ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR TV MOVIE
Helen Mirren - PHIL SPECTOR

SHOWTIME

BEST ACTRESS IN A TV SERIES, COMEDY
Edie Falco - NURSE JACKIE

BEST ACTOR IN A TV SERIES, DRAMA
Liev Schreiber - RAY DONOVAN
*Liev Schreiber can also be seen this month on The Movie Network and Movie Central in GOON
Michael Sheen - MASTERS OF SEX
*Subscribers can also catch Micheal Sheen this month in JESUS HENRY CHRIST in The Movie Network and Movie Central, in UNDERWORLD on The Movie Network Encore and Encore Avenue, and in the upcoming IFC comedy THE SPOILS OF BABYLON, which premieres on Jan. 9 on The Movie Network

BEST TV SERIES, DRAMA
MASTERS OF SEX

BEST ACTOR, TV SERIES, COMEDY
Don Cheadle - HOUSE OF LIES

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR TV MOVIE
Jon Voight - RAY DONOVAN
*Jon Voight also appears in LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER and MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE, airing this month on The Movie Network Encore and Encore Avenue

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About The Movie Network:
The Movie Network is a pay television service available in eastern Canada delivering premiere access to Hollywood hit movies, new and exclusive HBO content, critically acclaimed Showtime series and first-rate Canadian programming to subscribers. The Movie Network service includes five 24-hour multiplex channels - The Movie Network, HBO Canada, MExcess, MFun! and MFest. All five multiplex channels are simulcast in High Definition and joined by TMN GO, a multi-platform video streaming service; The Movie Network OnDemand, a Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service available in select areas across eastern Canada. The Movie Network is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about The Movie Network is available at www.themovienetwork.ca.

About Movie Central
Movie Central is a commercial-free premium pay TV service available in western Canada. Movie Central premieres the best in Hollywood, international and Canadian films across nine 24-hour movie channels, including dedicated high-definition feeds, a Movie Central On Demand service and exclusive HBO content on HBO Canada. Movie Central is also the first window for Showtime content and home to cutting-edge Canadian series. A major force in the Canadian independent film and television production industry, Movie Central, through Script to Screen, a writer-oriented feature script development program funded by Movie Central and delivered by NSI supports Canadian filmmaking. Visit the Movie Central website at www.moviecentral.ca.

Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

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For further information:

please contact:

Jessica Charbonneau, The Movie Network, 416.956.8638
jessica.charbonneau@bellmedia.ca
Owen McCorquodale, Movie Central, 416.479.6068
owen.mccorquodale@corusent.com