Bell Media Launches the Comedy Central Room on iTunes, Available Now

— September 27, 2017

– Visit the iTunes Store for access to more than 100 top series and specials from the Comedy Central library –
– Never-before-seen content available with the purchase of season boxsets –

TORONTO (September 27, 2017) – Bell Media is offering Comedy Central’s iconic collection  of new and classic series and specials to Canadians on iTunes, featuring the likes of Trevor Noah, Amy Schumer, Chris Hardwick, and more. Including more than 100 series and specials, the Comedy Central Room features all 21 seasons of Much’s SOUTH PARK, NATHAN FOR YOU, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, COMEDY CENTRAL ROASTS, COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS, and THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH. The library also features classic Comedy Central favourites CHAPELLE’S SHOW, KEY AND PEELE, and much more. Bell Media and its channels and platforms have been the Canadian home to the Comedy Central brand and its extensive offerings since 2007. The Comedy Central Room expands on this partnership, allowing the delivery of a broad library of Comedy Central programming directly to Canadian viewers. In addition to the latest current seasons of their hit programming, viewers get access to never-before-seen content and behind-the-scenes features when purchasing season boxsets from series including BROAD CITY, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, and WORKAHOLICS. “It is our ongoing strategy to make Comedy Central’s extensive library of programming accessible to Canadians through a broad spectrum of platforms, and iTunes offers a perfect opportunity to reach additional consumers of this popular comedy content,” said Mike Cosentino, President, Content and Programming, Bell Media. “In addition to hundreds of episodes and specials, iTunes provides the ideal forum to make exclusive never-before-seen content from fan-favourites such as BROAD CITY available to comedy lovers across the country.” Comedy Central provides its audience access to the cutting-edge, laugh-out-loud world of comedy wherever and whenever they want it. The network features award-winning late night, sketch, scripted, and animated series, along with stand-up specials and series, including THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH, BROAD CITY, TOSH.0, WORKAHOLICS, NATHAN FOR YOU, ANOTHER PERIOD, IDIOTSITTER, Emmy® Award-winning series SOUTH PARK, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, DRUNK HISTORY, and @Midnight with Chris Hardwick.

Source: Source: Numeris. BYTD 2016-17 (8/29/2016 to 8/20/2017)

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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 leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s highest-rated television network; 30 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, and four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 215 music channels including 105 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across the country, all part of the iHeartRadio brand and streaming service. Bell Media owns Astral Out of Home with a network of more than 30,000 advertising faces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with its CraveTV and GO video streaming services; operates multi-channel network Much Digital Studios; produces live theatrical shows via its partnership with Iconic Entertainment Studios; 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.

 

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