CraveTV and MGM Announce Deal to License Iconic James Bond Catalogue in Canada
— October 21, 2016
Expansive collection now streaming on CraveTV, covers all six James Bond actors, and features the latest Bond Adventure, Spectre
TORONTO (October 21, 2016) – This very special installment of #iCraveFridays is brought to you by Bond. James Bond. CraveTV and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) announced today, CraveTV is now streaming the 007 Collection–spanning more than 50 years and all six James Bond actors—from Connery to Craig. Celebrating a truly iconic film franchise, CraveTV’s 007 Collection is curated for fans of jaw-dropping action sequences, larger-than-life villains and leading ladies, and high-tech gadgets.
The expansive collection starts with the 1962 debut film, Dr. No, and also includes the global box office hit Casino Royale (2006), as well as the latest Bond adventure Spectre, fromAlbert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, which joins the collection in 2017.
James Bond fans have hundreds more hours of high-octane thrills and espionage at their fingertips on CraveTV, including STRIKE BACK, MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., HOMELAND, DEUTSCHLAND 83, DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, THE FLASH, ARROW, and many more.
Created for TV lovers and devoted to television, CraveTV is Canada’s premium TV streaming service, providing the most robust lineup of superior television content in the country. From TV’s most-acclaimed dramas and beloved comedies to documentaries, music, and factual programming, CraveTV features thousands of hours of premium non-kids TV programming, representing hundreds of unique titles including the entire off-air library of HBO’s iconic programming catalogue and hundreds of hours of acclaimed SHOWTIME series and specials. CraveTV is available directly to all Canadians with access to the Internet, as well as to customers of Eastlink, TELUS Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV, Bell Satellite TV, Bell Aliant FibreOP TV, Access Communications, Northwestel, SaskTel, Cable Cable, Hay Communications, Mitchell Seaforth Cable TV, Tuckersmith Communications, Wightman Telecom subscribers, NRTC Communications, WTC Communications, Tbaytel, Execulink Telecom, and VMedia. Available through traditional set-top boxes, mobile apps on iOS, Android, and Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Xbox One, the web, Apple TV, Chromecast, and select Samsung Smart TVs. CraveTV is from Bell Media, Canada’s premier multi-media company with more than a decade of leadership delivering Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed television programming across the Pay, Specialty, Digital, and Network TV landscapes. For more on CraveTV, visit www.CraveTV.ca.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content. In addition, MGM has investments in domestic and international television channels. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.
About Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions
EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by the Broccoli/Wilson family. Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns, with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, the copyright in the existing James Bond films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films as well as all worldwide merchandising. EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the UK based production company which makes the James Bond films. The 007 franchise is the longest running in film history with twenty-three films produced since 1962. Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli succeeded Albert R ‘Cubby’ Broccoli and have produced some of the most successful Bond films ever including CASINO ROYALE, QUANTUM OF SOLACE, SKYFALL and SPECTRE.