CraveTV adds “Wow! World” programming, including ReBoot, Spider Riders

While most of the focus has been on their upcoming linear channel, Wow! Unlimited Media’s partnership with Bell Media was intended to provide content for the latter’s streaming services. The first wave of that programming has arrived, as CraveTV has launched a new “Wow! World” category featuring material aimed at preschoolers and older kids. Continue reading


Odds & Ends: Naruto gets French Canadian DVDs, Wow! closes deal with Bell, Perfect Blue in Vancouver


Naruto gets new French Canadian DVDs
Wow! Unlimited and Bell close Comedy Gold deal
Perfect Blue anniversary screenings in Vancouver, Eleven Arts plans more releases

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Canadian Theatrical News: The Transformers – The Movie

As a tie-in to Travis Knight’s 1980s-set Bumblebee film due out this December, Hasbro Studios and Shout Factory are bringing the original 1986 The Transformers – The Movie to theatres across Canada. All screenings will include a bonus behind-the-scenes look at Bumblebee, as well as an interview with musician Stan Bush. Continue reading

Teletoon’s Fall 2018 highlights includes Bravest Warriors, Super Dinosaur, Transformers Cyberverse

The fall broadcast season is almost here and Canada’s animation broadcaster sure is doing things. Between Teletoon, Teletoon At Night and Télétoon, there’s a lot to talk about … right?

Starting off, you can expect to see new second-run episodes of Cartoon Network shows like The Amazing World of GumballCraig Of The Creek, Teen Titans Go, Unikitty and We Bare Bears. One thing you’ll have to wait a little longer to see is the new Teletoon pilot/special Spaceman & Robotron, as it’s set for November. Continue reading

Canadian Theatrical News: My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

Funimation is bringing the first theatrical adaptation of Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia manga to Canadian theatres this September. The film opened in Japan on August 3rd and Funimation will release it across the United States and Canada between September 25th and October 2nd. Screenings will be available in two formats: English dubbed and Japanese with English subtitles. Both will feature the bonus episode Season 2, Ep 13.5 “The Note.” Continue reading

Mega Man: Fully Charged set for September on Family CHRGD

TV Passport is listing the Canadian premiere of Mega Man: Fully Charged on Family CHRGD for Saturday, September 8th at 8:30 AM, with an encore airing set for 12:40 PM. An additional new episode will also air on Sunday in the same time slots. Both are half-hour. Continue reading

Canadian Theatrical News: BanG Dream! 5th☆Live

Azoland Pictures is bringing Bushiroad’s cross-media idol group BanG Dream! to Cineplex theatres this September. Similar to that certain other franchise, BanG Dream! spans the world of anime, manga, video games and music. Azoland will be releasing the BanG Dream! 5th☆Live concerts in Canada and the United States, marking the first BanG Dream! delayed viewing theatrical event in North America. Continue reading