26 APR 2024

Bell Media launched its new FAST channels portfolio

10 channels are now available on LG Channels, with Samsung TV Plus to add them in the future. The new offering provides dynamic advertising opportunities for clients.

26 APR 2024

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Bell Media announced the launch of 10 English and French-language FAST channels, featuring a selection of entertainment, factual, news, and sports programming. All 10 channels are now available on LG Channels, and are expected to roll out on Samsung TV Plus later this quarter. Additional Bell Media FAST channels and platform partners will be announced in the coming weeks.

“With the debut of our FAST channels, Bell Media is once again growing and deepening relationships with our audience by taking compelling stories to Canadian consumers wherever they are,” said Sean Cohan, President, Bell Media. “We’re thrilled to partner with FAST platforms to offer new opportunities to advertising partners to engage their target audiences, drive outcomes, and measure campaign success.”

Combining the format of traditional broadcast streaming delivery, the following 10 new FAST channels are accessible to viewers through LG Channels and soon, via their Samsung TV Plus channel guides.

English-language FAST channels are: CTV @Home, a variety of CTV’s best lifestyle programming that spans from feel-good to feed-good; Corner Gas Channel, with famouse comedy series like "Return to Dog River" and "Saskatchewan"; CTV Gridlock, with classic episodes of "Highway Thru Hell" and the entire series of "Heavy Rescue: 401"; CTV Laughs, with a collection of funny, featuring side-splitting sitcoms, roast battles and stand-up; The Mightiest by CTV, with stories from "Mighty Trains", "Mighty Cruise Ships", "Mighty Ships", "Mighty Planes", and "The Mightiest"; CTV News, featuring the best from Canada’s most-watched news organization including CTV National and CTV Local News, Power Play, Question Period and W5; and TSN The Ocho, home to the best of seldom-seen sports.

French-language FAST channels are: Noovo télé-réalités, broadcasting the most popular reality shows from Québec and abroad, such as "Cauchemar sur L’autoroute" and "Panique 401"; Noovo cinéma, offering a wide selection of films in French, from romantic comedies to thrillers; and Noovo comédies, presenting hilarious comedy shows, such as "Ça C’est Drôle", and many other Quebec titles.