Bell Media Announces Launch of French-language Channel Investigation Dec. 12

- 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 investigations.

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.

About Investigation
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

SOURCE: Bell Media

For further information:

Olivier Racette, Bell Media, 514-939-5001, x3193 or

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