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Sep 26, 2016, 16:15 ET Cue the Closing Credits, shomi Thanks Canadians for a Good Run

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, shomi announced the streaming service will be shutting down operations as of November 30, 2016. "We're really grateful to Canadians who enthusiastically invited ...


Sep 01, 2016, 13:44 ET The Countdown is On. Binge Your Time Wisely with shomi Before the Fall TV Season Begins

– Only 21 days until Season 3 of Empire, 23 days until the new season of Transparent, and 47 days until Jane the Virgin returns – – Catch up before the new fall TV season, only on shomi – To share...


Jul 11, 2016, 11:54 ET Sunshine and Streaming: shomi Is Calling All Entertainment Lovers for a Binge-Worthy Summer

– Watch the best in summer streaming entertainment with the shomi Summer Streaming List – – Become part of the shomi Streaming Club and join the conversation about the shomi Summer Streaming List –...


Apr 28, 2016, 14:30 ET Don't Drop That Controller, shomi is Here.

shomi Launches May 3 on Xbox One – Starting next week, Canadians can watch fan favourites, hidden gems, and critically acclaimed series and movies on shomi on Xbox One – To share this release:...


Apr 08, 2016, 06:00 ET shomi Hacks its Own Campaign to Launch Critically Acclaimed Cyber Thriller, Mr. Robot

– Fictional Mr. Robot hacker group, 'fsociety', reaches into the real world to 'hack' shomi's integrated marketing campaign – – The multi-tiered activations include a 'hacked' broadcast spot, an...


Jan 28, 2016, 21:02 ET Play Movies. Play TV Shows. Play shomi. Experience a New Way to Play with shomi. Now Available on PlayStation®4

– Canadians can now watch their favourite TV shows and movies on shomi through the PlayStation®4 (PS4TM) system – To share this release: http://bit.ly/1Utvw4c TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Grab the...


Jan 22, 2016, 12:48 ET Unbeatable Lineup, Unstoppable Fun! shomi Signs Comprehensive Deal with Corus Entertainment for Slate of Nickelodeon Series

– Deal locks up SVOD rights for more than 700 half-hour episodes of 21 hit TV shows, including six to stream exclusively on shomi – – shomi is the only Canadian-owned streaming service that offers...


Dec 16, 2015, 16:43 ET Two Months for Free, on Us! You're Welcome. Love, shomi

– For a short time, shomi extends its usual one-month free trial to two months – – New subscribers at shomi.com now have twice as long to explore movies, hit TV shows, and kids & family programming...


Oct 21, 2015, 11:21 ET shomi Shares the Scare. In a Canadian First, shomi to post Part 1 of The Enfield Haunting - in its Entirety - on Facebook, October 24

–The first episode of the three-part paranormal thriller will be available in targeted Facebook News Feeds the same day the series is available on shomi – To share this release: http://bit.ly/1NU5UOq ...


Oct 19, 2015, 15:26 ET From Screen to Street: DIY Halloween with Costumes from Your Favourite Shows

TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Throwing on a sheet and calling yourself a ghost? That's no way to do Halloween! Whether your costume style is pop culture zeitgeist or old-school scary, let these TV...


Aug 20, 2015, 08:05 ET Hey Canada! You're About to Get Some New Roommates. shomi is Available to Everyone Today!

– New members get a one-month free trial when they subscribe to shomi – – Catch our Vikings, pirates, highlanders, and zombies on the move today and enter on Twitter and Instagram for a chance to win ...


Jul 24, 2015, 14:04 ET 5 Series to Binge Before the 2015 Emmys®

TORONTO, July 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Emmy® Awards are just around the corner, and while we try our best to keep up, sometimes we need a little help sorting out what to stream and what to skip. Now with ...


May 27, 2015, 08:09 ET Make Some Room, Canada. We're Moving In! shomi is Coming to All Canadians this Summer

– New members get one month free when they subscribe to shomi – – Set up a Twitter alert to be first-in-the-know when shomi becomes available to all Canadians – TO SHARE THIS RELEASE:...


May 21, 2015, 12:49 ET Huge Zombies? Giant Vikings? Monster Motorcycles? shomi Announces a New Way to Take Over the Biggest Screen in the House - the TV

shomi is Now Available on Google Chromecast – Bigger is better! Google Chromecast marries shomi's online environment with the big screen for an epic entertainment experience – To share this release:...


May 12, 2015, 10:00 ET David Asch Appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of shomi

TORONTO, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Barbara Williams, Executive Vice President, Broadcasting and President, Shaw Media, and Keith Pelley, President, Rogers Media, announced today the appointment of David...


Apr 28, 2015, 15:28 ET shomi Movies for Any Mood: shomi and Entertainment One Announce Content Deal for More Than 175 Films

– Must-watch (and re-watch) movies including Moonrise Kingdom, Zero Dark Thirty, Coraline, and Pulp Fiction available to stream on shomi beginning in May – – Includes exclusive Canadian streaming...


Apr 23, 2015, 15:56 ET When a Fling Turns into a Thing, Life Gets Pretty Complicated. And Funny.

With an Unplanned Pregnancy and Unexpected Romance, shomi Celebrates Mothers' Day with the Canadian Premiere of Hit U.K. Comedy, Catastrophe, Streaming May 10 "Comedy is bloody hard to do: which is...


Apr 15, 2015, 15:34 ET Oh, Canada! shomi Celebrates National Canadian Film Day with a Great Lineup of Canuck Movies, April 29

– shomi to feature a special all-Canadian "Northern Lights" Collection – TORONTO, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - It's abooout time, eh? On Wednesday, April 29, shomi™ celebrates National Canadian Film Day...


Apr 10, 2015, 11:53 ET Parents, Police, and Even a Princess!

shomi Inks Deal with NBCUniversal to Add Exclusive Content and Viewer Favourites – Content deal includes exclusive streaming rights to Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, Parenthood, 12 Monkeys,...


Mar 13, 2015, 10:00 ET Beauty, Brawn, and Brains…Lots and Lots of Brains! shomi Presents the Exclusive Canadian Premiere of iZombie, March 18

Co-created and executive produced by Veronica Mars' Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, iZombie premieres exclusively in Canada on shomi TORONTO, March 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Life is pretty complicated,...


Mar 09, 2015, 16:53 ET Human Curation, Pint-Sized!

Kids of shomi Take Over, Highlighting Their Favourite Streaming Picks for March Break, Starting March 9 Blue's Clues, Scooby Doo, and Batman among the "Kid Approved" titles TORONTO, March 9, 2015...


Feb 05, 2015, 08:57 ET shomi™ invites you to come out and play with new slate of family-friendly TV shows from DHX and Corus

More than 6,500 episodes of kids TV and family movies on shomi! TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - While we aren't able to go outside and enjoy Miss Spider's Sunny Patch, this winter doesn't have to be...


Jan 29, 2015, 09:30 ET shomi™ becomes the exclusive streaming home in Canada of acclaimed Sony Pictures Television series Outlander

Also coming to shomi from SPT are Marry Me, Helix, Drop Dead Diva, Justified, and previously-announced The Blacklist TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - shomi announced today it has struck a new deal with ...


Jan 22, 2015, 09:00 ET shomi™ just got better with shomi Exclusives, bringing critically acclaimed Original Series to Canadians for the first time. Ever.

Includes two-time Golden Globe-winner Transparent TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's best streaming service just got better with shomi Exclusives, a new selection of never-before-seen titles in...


Nov 19, 2014, 14:00 ET shomi™ has fun for the whole family, signing content distribution agreement with Disney

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The popcorn and magic of shomi™ meets the magic of Disney, as another monumental content distribution agreement is announced for Canada's premier subscription...