(Toronto, Canada) As part of Corus Entertainment’s expanding digital content roll out, the company is launching a full suite of TV Everywhere apps for its kids television brands starting with TreehouseGO. Fans of Treehouse, Canada’s #1 preschool network, will have access to their favourite Treehouse shows anytime, anywhere with the launch of TreehouseGO for mobile devices and tablets. Designed for kids 2 to 6, TreehouseGO is playful and easy for kids to navigate, and above all, gives them on-the-go access in the same fun, safe and trusted Treehouse environment that parents know and love. The app, free to Treehouse TV subscribers, will be continually updated with the most popular and current Treehouse series such as Dora and Friends, Little Charmers, Octonauts, Toopy & Binoo, Bubble Guppies and Mike the Knight. Visit www.treehousetv.com/TreehouseGO for more information.
“We’re thrilled to begin rolling out a full suite of Corus Kids brands specially optimized for mobile devices, beginning with TreehouseGO,” said Colin Bohm, Vice President, Television, Head of Corus Kids. “These apps ensure that our content is everywhere consumers are and available to them whenever and wherever they want it. Parents and kids will love the flexibility of being able to watch their favourite entertainment on the go with the TreehouseGO experience that mirrors the full, rich environment of Canada’s #1 television brand for young kids.”
TreehouseGO is the first of several apps Corus is launching to ensure audiences have convenient access to their favourite brands and content anywhere, anytime. Corus’ apps will be available free to subscribers of its TV services in Canada on iOS and Android devices, giving kids and families access to hundreds of hours of current programming that they can view, download and live stream.
The foot-stomping, heart-pounding action of The Calgary Stampede returns to CBC this week with live daily coverage presented by GMC on CBC-TV and cbcsports.ca throughout the 10-day event beginning this Friday. Known as the greatest outdoor show on earth, The Calgary Stampede is the world’s richest tournament-style rodeo with top-ranked cowboys and cowgirls competing for more than $2 million in prizes, and the thrilling rangeland derby with a purse of more than $1.15 million.
TORONTO (June 30, 2015) – TSN is Canada’s go-to destination for news and analysis from the opening of the NHL free agent market with FREE AGENT FRENZY (#FAF) – TSN’s signature seven hour event. The industry’s most-watched and most-trusted source for hockey news and analysis, FREE AGENT FRENZY begins Wednesday, July 1 at 11 a.m. ET on TSN to prime fans for the first rush of signings at 12 noon ET.
TSN subscribers can access live streaming and on-demand viewing of TSN’s FREE AGENT FRENZY coverage via TSN GO.
The network also complements its ninth annual FREE AGENT FRENZY with extensive coverage on SPORTSCENTRE and TSN Digital platforms.
FREE AGENT FRENZY made its debut in 2006 and has become a Canada Day tradition for hockey fans across the country. This year, the FREE AGENT FRENZY broadcast is part of a jam-packed Canada Day of marquee live sporting events including the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ semifinal, multi-court coverage of WIMBLEDON, and more.
TORONTO (June 29, 2015) Match Game: Tim & Sid premiering on Canada Day is bigger than ________? Hosts Tim Micallef and Sid Seixeiro are ready to “edu–tain” the sports masses with the arrival of their new TV show Tim & Sid, premiering on Wednesday, July 1 on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific immediately following the Toronto Blue Jays game. Beginning July 2, Tim & Sid will be seen at its regular scheduled time, weeknights at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific.
The new, two-hour program will be broadcast live from the new Tim & Sid studio in Toronto. Based on Micallef and Seixeiro’s immensely popular sports-talk radio show Tim & Sid that aired on Sportsnet 590 The FAN and was simulcast on Sportsnet 360, the new TV series includes a mix of in-depth sports analysis, fan-favourite classics, and compelling guests.
The show’s premiere episode will delve into the major sports headlines of the day. Features and guests include:
- Appearances by Donovan Bailey and Russell Martin
- Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Nick Kypreos, and Daren Millard will go in-depth on the big moves and news from NHL Free Agency
- A special video essay by Sportsnet’s Stephen Brunt that introduces Micallef and Seixeiro to their new viewers
- In honour of Canada Day, Tim & Sid celebrate our greatest Canadian sports moments
TORONTO (June 29, 2015) – MIGHTY SHIPS is set to shove off for its epic eighth season, delivering an unparalleled stem-to-stern journey alongside the world’s most sophisticated vessels, premiering Sunday, July 19 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT exclusively on Discovery. The long-running Canadian mega-hit series, produced by Bell Media’s Exploration Production Inc. (EPI) in association with Discovery and seen in more than 150 territories around the world, uses stunning cinematography to capture the spectacular scale and innovation behind everything from luxurious cruise ships and cargo haulers to warships and oil drilling rigs, along with the navigational challenges of stormy seas and extreme weather.
Season 8 kicks off with twice the might, featuring all-new back-to-back episodes showcasing “Quantum of the Seas” – the world’s most deluxe cruise ship, boasting extreme sports facilities and an observation pod that takes guests to staggering, skyscraper heights. And battening down the hatches for the second episode of the evening, “Hawk” takes viewers aboard one of the world’s most powerful semi-submersible transports – a vessel that must actually sink before she swims.