- New forensics channel launches with freeview -
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MONTREAL, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Media announced today that
its newest specialty service Investigation will launch on Thursday,
December 12. Focusing on the world of crime and investigation and
forensic techniques, the new channel further enhances Bell Media's
position as a leader in French-language specialty TV in Québec.
"Bell Media is dedicated to offering the best of French-language
television and we are delighted to fulfill this commitment with the
launch of Investigation," said Charles Benoît, President, TV and Radio,
Québec, Bell Media. "With this new service, we are able to provide
Quebecers with even more quality programming."
Drawing on the expertise and success of Canal D - one of Québec's most
popular specialty channels - Investigation will present crime series
like never before seen in French Canada. The channel aims to provide a
captivating look at the gripping twists and turns of real criminal
Bell TV and Bell Fibe will launch Investigation with a "freeview" for
all subscribers beginning Dec. 12. Additional television providers will
be announced soon.
Additional information about Investigation and its programming will be
unveiled at an official launch event in early December.
Investigation invites viewers into the fascinating world of forensics
and police investigations. Through exciting and entertaining fact-based
programming, it reveals the exciting twists of genuine criminal
investigations and the worst of human nature.
About Bell Media
With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media
creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and
inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is
Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television,
radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30
local television stations led by CTV, Canada's #1 television network;
34 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada's most-watched
specialty channels in English and French; four pay TV services,
including The Movie Network and Super Écran; and is managing
shareholder of premium pay-per-view service Viewers Choice Canada. Bell
Media is also Canada's largest radio broadcaster, with 107 licensed
radio stations in 55 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral
Out-of-Home, one of Canada's most dynamic and innovative out-of-home
advertising companies. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites,
delivers TV Everywhere with its innovative GO video streaming services,
including TMN GO and Bravo GO, and owns Dome Productions Inc., a
multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX,
NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. For more on Bell
Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.
SOURCE: Bell Media
For further information:
Olivier Racette, Bell Media, 514-939-5001, x3193 or firstname.lastname@example.org