GAME OF THRONES Season 5 Finale Breaks Records as Most-Watched Broadcast in Canadian Pay TV History with 1.6 Million Viewers

- GAME OF THRONES remains most-watched series in Canadian Pay and Specialty TV history with 1.4 million viewers on HBO Canada -
- Relive all five seasons now online and on demand -

"…GAME OF THRONES continues its domination of water-cooler talk…remains one of television's most compelling shows" - Toronto Star

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TORONTO, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - All men must die on GAME OF THRONES, but HBO's Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning epic fantasy series continues to thrive on HBO Canada, breaking viewership records with more than 1.6 million viewers for the Season 5 finale on Sunday, June 14, the most-watched Canadian Pay broadcast ever. The hit series ended its fifth season as the most-watched series in Canadian Pay TV history, consistently winning its timeslot with an average audience of 1.4 million viewers, an increase of 11% over Season 4. All five seasons of GAME OF THRONES are now available for streaming online and on-demand before the sixth season debuts next year.

** Media Note ** - Download GAME OF THRONES Season 5 photos at http://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/hbo-canada/game-of-thrones/ or http://mediacentre.corusent.com.  

HBO Canada subscribers can catch up on all seasons of GAME OF THRONES in Eastern Canada on TMN GO and HBO Canada OnDemand, and in Western Canada, on the go with Shaw Go Movie Central appBell TV appTelus Optik on the go, and HBO Canada On Demand.

HBO Canada is a multiplex channel of Bell Media's The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada).

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About HBO Canada
HBO Canada brings Canadians HBO's current slate of signature dramatic and comedic programs, together with new and never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials, sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO's extensive library - all in an uncut and commercial-free environment. HBO Canada is offered in high definition on HBO Canada HD and programming is accessible on TMN GO, on demand and online where available by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com. In Eastern Canada, HBO Canada is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. In Western Canada, HBO Canada is offered by Corus Entertainment's Movie Central (Western Canada).

About Movie Central
Movie Central is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B), 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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Source: Numeris (BBM Canada), Audience prior to August 30, 2009 based on Mark II data.

SOURCE HBO CANADA

For further information:

For The Movie Network (Eastern Canada):
Nicolle Balen, 416.384.4061 or nicolle.balen@bellmedia.ca

For Movie Central (Western Canada):
Danielle Sefton, 416.479.6094 or Danielle.sefton@corusent.com


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