KOTV to produce the comedy Patrice Lemieux 24/7 airing in May 2015 on Super Écran

4 December 2014

MONTREAL (December 4, 2014) – Beginning 2015, Super Écran viewers will be able to discover several Quebec fictional series produced exclusively for the network: A first in its history!

“Bell Media and Super Écran believe in the creativity of the producers, artisans and artists of our television industry. With this investment, we will produce a variety of entertaining fictional shows that will bring people together and cater towards the whole family. Innovative projects have been selected based on their quality and they will be broadcast on all of the network’s platforms,” stated Mario Clément, Vice-President, Content, Bell Média-Québec.

PATRICE LEMIEUX 24/7, produced by KOTV, consists of ten 30-minute episodes set to air in May 2015. In this comedy, a film crew follows Patrice Lemieux, NHL superstar with a unique lingo, and his entourage during a hockey season. The production grants you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to this fascinating world. In addition to Daniel Savoie who stars as Patrice Lemieux, the cast includes Louis Morissette and Patrice Robitaille. And as Lemieux would say: ”Well I think that it’s sure that I think that it is an opportinuation that you won’t want to miss out.”

Two other fictional shows will be broadcast in 2015. Details regarding these productions will be revealed in upcoming weeks.

As of 2015, the network will invest in exclusively produced Quebec fictional series that will be aired on Super Écran, Super Écran Sur Demande and Super Écran Go.

About Bell Media

With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, 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 premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s #1 television network; 35 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada’s most-watched specialty channels in English and French; and four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out-of-Home, one of Canada’s most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 9,500 advertising faces in Québec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with premium subscription on-demand streaming service CraveTV, as well as its innovative GO video streaming services including CTV GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO; holds an equity stake in digital startup Hubub; is partners in Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture with Cirque du Soleil; 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 information about Bell Media, visit http://www.bellmedia.ca.


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For further information:

Nathalie Roy, Press Relations Officer, 514-529-3200 x 3622 or nathalie.roy@bellmedia.ca