CTV Social App for iPad Comes to the App Store

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TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2011 /CNW/ - Just in time for the Fall TV Season, CTV is happy to announce its new CTV App for iPad is now available on the App Store. The app lets users enter a unique, curated chat environment that includes tweets from cast members, Facebook comments and other insider and public commentary from across the social web, acting as a companion during primetime television shows. 

The CTV social app also allows users to stream on-demand a long list of CTV and CTV Two's new programs and returning hits in primetime, late-night and daytime.

"The CTV App offers an interactive social experience with compelling features that act as the ultimate companion to viewers' favourite TV programs," said Jon Taylor, Senior Director, Content, Bell Media Digital. 

CTV Social App for iPad Features:

  • An interactive social environment to supplement the TV viewer's experience, letting them join in on the conversation with CTV iPad App hosts and other viewers, and track commentary from actors, producers and other insiders.
  • On-demand streaming of CTV and CTV Two's popular lineup.
  • Series photos, episode guides, news updates and the ability to share content links across social networks.
  • Interactive broadcast schedule by time zone.
  • Select sneak peeks, trailers and bonus content.

The CTV Social App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.ca/appstore.

About CTV
CTV, Canada's Olympic Network, is also Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's most-watched television network and lead broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at ctv.ca

About Bell Media Digital
Bell Media Digital delivers the most popular news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle media in Canada through dynamic systems including Canada's leading online video network, award-winning websites, user-generated content sites, mobile-optimized sites and apps. Bell Media Digital is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

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SOURCE CTV

For further information:

Carolyn Fell, Bell Media Digital, 416.384.2817 or carolyn.fell@bellmedia.ca 
Emily Alonzo, Bell Media Digital, 416.384.2664 or emily.alonzo@bellmedia.ca


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