– Partnership allows subscribers to view content instantly from the Xbox One –
– Hundreds of hit programs currently available to stream on CraveTV –
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TORONTO, July 13, 2016 /CNW/ - Bell Media announced today that CraveTV is now available to subscribers via Xbox One. CraveTV subscribers who have an Xbox One can now stream thousands of hours of their favourite premium television programming directly from their Xbox One game console homescreen. The launch of CraveTV on XBox is the latest platform release for CraveTV, which is currently available through mobile apps on iOS, Android, and Microsoft Windows 8.1, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, and select Samsung Smart TVs.
"Our commitment to bring CraveTV to Canadians on the platform of their choosing continues with today's launch on Xbox One," said Domenic Vivolo, President, Content Sales, Marketing, and Digital Products, Bell Media. "Xbox One delivers an amazing user experience with a user-friendly design, elevating the CraveTV experience for subscribers."
Xbox One delivers easy access to CraveTV's entire library. With this launch, Xbox One users now have access to Canada's largest collection of premium TV content in one place, with programming in three categories: exclusive past-season content, featuring back seasons of some of the biggest programs currently on air; an extensive and exclusive library, featuring complete catalogues of some of the best TV series ever from HBO and SHOWTIME; and exclusive series never before seen in Canada.
CraveTV features more than 20 curated collections across multiple genres, including the smash hit CraveTV original series LETTERKENNY; Jason Reitman's acclaimed dramedy CASUAL; acclaimed HBO's series TRUE BLOOD and THE SOPRANOS; hit SHOWTIME series like BILLIONS and HOMELAND; the wildly popular, six-episode event series THE X-FILES; sci-fi blockbusters ORPHAN BLACK and DOCTOR WHO; franchise titles like SEINFELD and SOUTH PARK, and many more.
Subscribers can also look forward to exciting, upcoming programming streaming on CraveTV, including the hit CTV series BLINDSPOT and LUCIFER as well as the highly anticipated ROOTS event series, both launching in Fall 2016. Additionally in 2017, the streaming service will be the home for the latest CraveTV original series, RUSSELL PETERS IS THE INDIAN DETECTIVE.
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Created for TV lovers and devoted to television, CraveTV is Canada's premium TV 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 available directly to all Canadians with access to the Internet, as well as to customers of Eastlink, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, Shaw Cable, Shaw Direct, Access Communications, Northwestel, SaskTel, Cable Cable, Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, Wightman Telecom subscribers, NRTC Communications, WTC Communications, Tbaytel, Execulink Telecom, and VMedia. Available through, mobile apps on iOS, Android, and Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Xbox One, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, and select Samsung Smart TVs. 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.