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Corus Entertainment will be discontinuing its Pay TV business in Western Canada which includes Movie Central, Encore Avenue and HBO Canada, in order to strategically focus on its core national media brands. Effective March 1, 2016, Bell Media will expand its premium Pay TV offering of The Movie Network (TMN) which includes TMN, TMN Encore and HBO Canada from an Eastern Canada Pay TV service to a national service, which will be available to seamlessly replace Movie Central and Encore Avenue.
This transition will be effortless for existing Movie Central subscribers who will enjoy an uninterrupted programming experience.
What is happening to Movie Central and Encore Avenue, and why?
– Corus Entertainment will be discontinuing its Pay TV business in Western Canada which includes Movie Central, Encore Avenue and HBO Canada, in order to strategically focus on its core national media brands.
What is The Movie Network?
– TMN is a Pay TV premium service owned by Bell Media that offers subscribers the hottest Hollywood movies, Showtime series and critically acclaimed HBO programming. Currently, TMN is available in Eastern Canada only but will expand nationally on March 1, 2016.
Will Movie Central subscribers notice anything different?
– Movie Central and TMN services offer virtually identical programming.
– Subscribers will benefit from the fresh look and feel of new logos and channel names.
– Subscribers who currently have three Movie Central channels will now have three TMN channels available to them.
– HBO fans can look forward to their favourite series, movies, and specials being even more easily accessible for years to come.
Will subscribers lose access to HBO Canada?
– No. With this transition, current Movie Central subscribers will continue to be able to watch their favourite HBO programming through their subscription to TMN.
What does the national expansion of TMN Encore mean for Encore Avenue subscribers?
– Subscribers who currently have Encore Avenue will now have TMN Encore available to them for a virtually identical programming experience.
For more information on The Movie Network including full schedule please visit http://www.themovienetwork.ca/