- Samsung and CraveTV partner to allow subscribers to view content
instantly on their Smart TVs via CraveTV app -
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TORONTO, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - CraveTVTM subscribers now have more choice and easier access to premium
programming as CraveTV is available via Smart TVs, it was announced
today. Available on select Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players,
subscribers can view the entire CraveTV catalogue effortlessly by
selecting the CraveTV app via the Smart Hub on their Samsung Smart TV.
Optimized for the Smart TV experience, finding and discovering great
programming is easy. Also included is MyCravings, which gives users the
ability to stop watching a program on one device, and resume watching
it on another.
CraveTV was the first Canadian streaming service to support Chromecast and is also available via Apple TV and Microsoft Windows 8.1 and will soon be available via select game
consoles. CraveTV, TMN GO, and TSN GO are available on Samsung Smart TV
and Blu-ray players, while additional Bell Media brands will be
available in the future.
**Media Note** Download photography of CraveTV at BellMediaPR.ca.
"We are working hard to make CraveTV available to as many Canadians as
possible, via the platform of their choice," said Domenic Vivolo,
Executive Vice-President, Content Sales & Distribution Marketing, Bell
Media. "Intuitive and easy to navigate, watching CraveTV on a Samsung
Smart TV is a truly enjoyable user experience - we think customers will
"At Samsung, we are focused on helping Canadian viewers get closer to
their favourite content," said Pat Bugos, Vice-President, Consumer
Electronics at Samsung Canada. "We aim to provide consumers with the
best viewing experience possible and now with the CraveTV app on
Samsung Smart TVs, viewers are going to experience their favourite TV
shows in an immersive new way."
CraveTV provides viewers with the largest collection of premium content
in one place, with thousands of hours of programming in three
categories - exclusive past-season content, featuring back seasons of
television's biggest programs currently on air; an extensive and
exclusive library, featuring complete catalogues of some of the best TV
series that have ever aired; and original series never before seen in
CraveTV features more than 20 curated collections across multiple
genres, including the entire off-air library of HBO's iconic programming catalogue, including THE SOPRANOS, THE WIRE, ENTOURAGE, and SEX AND THE CITY, as
well as the HBO Films catalogue and HBO stand-up comedy specials; hundreds of hours of acclaimed SHOWTIME series and specials, such as THE AFFAIR, RAY DONOVAN, PENNY DREADFUL, HOMELAND, and NURSE
JACKIE; an unmatchable comedy slate headlined by CraveTV exclusives SEINFELD and SOUTH PARK, and also including THE BIG BANG THEORY, CHEERS, FRASIER, and CORNER
GAS; and CraveTV Original Series like the upcoming comedy LETTERKENNY and much more.
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About Samsung Electronics Canada
Samsung Electronics Canada inspires the world and shapes the future with
transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs,
smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances and
printers. Samsung is a leader in the Internet of Things space through,
among others, our Smart Home initiatives. In 2014, Samsung was ranked
one of the top 10 most influential brands in Canada, based on a study
by Ipsos Reid. Committed to making a difference in communities across
Canada, its Samsung Hope for Children corporate giving program supports
children's education, sustainability and health-related issues.
Globally, Samsung employs 319,000 people across 84 countries with
annual sales of $196 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.
Created for TV lovers and devoted to television, CraveTV is Canada's
premium TV subscription on-demand video streaming service, providing
the most robust lineup of superior television content in the country.
From TV's most-acclaimed dramas and beloved comedies to documentaries,
music, and factual programming, CraveTV features thousands of hours of
premium non-kids TV programming, representing hundreds of unique titles
including the entire off-air library of HBO's iconic programming
catalogue and hundreds of hours of acclaimed SHOWTIME series and
specials. CraveTV is currently available to customers of Eastlink,
TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP
TV, Access Communications, Northwestel, SaskTel, Cable Cable, Nexicom,
Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith
Communications, Wightman Telecom subscribers, NRTC Communications, WTC
Communications, and Tbaytel, and will be available direct to consumers
on Jan. 1, 2016. Available through traditional set-top boxes, mobile
apps, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, select Smart TVs, and Microsoft
Windows 8.1, CraveTV will soon be available via select game consoles.
CraveTV is from Bell Media, Canada's premier multi-media company with
more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada's most-watched and
most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty,
Digital, and Network TV landscapes. For more on CraveTV, visit www.CraveTV.ca.
For further information:
Eleni Tenuta, CraveTV
firstname.lastname@example.org or 416.384.3530