Bell Media’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada) are proud to be the Canadian home of Emmy®-nominated HBO, Showtime and Cinemax programming. As was announced earlier today by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, HBO, Showtime and Cinemax programming carried by The Movie Network, Movie Central, and their multiplex channel HBO Canada has been nominated for 112 Primetime Emmy® Awards. The 65th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS airs live, Sunday, September 22 exclusively on CTV.

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Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada) and Bell Media’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) have picked up the exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to MASTERS OF SEX, a new drama series from Showtime chronicling the unusual lives, romance, and pop-culture trajectory of William Masters and Virginia Johnson.  The 12-episode, one-hour series premieres Sunday, Sept. 29 on Movie Central and The Movie Network.

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Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central, along with the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI), announces the call for submissions for the second year of Script to ScreenScript to Screen is a writer-oriented, feature script development program funded by Movie Central and delivered by NSI. The program selects up to five gifted writers and helps shape their ideas from the early stages of development through to a polished, production-ready script with market appeal.
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Astral’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central(Western Canada) are pleased to announce the original series, comedy specials and documentaries that have been greenlit for production in 2013. The line-up includes the new half-hour comedy series, Sensitive Skin, slated to begin shooting in Toronto in October; returning stand-up series Funny as Hell; and documentaries Fanarchists: The Fan Film Phenomenon;Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione StoryHip Hop Evolution and The DNA of GSP.

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Astral’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada) splash into summer with highly anticipated new and returning dramas from Showtime. The eighth and final season of iconic series Dexter, starring Michael C. Hall in his Golden Globe® Award-winning role as Dexter Morgan, and the series premiere of edgy new crime drama Ray Donovan, starring Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight, will air back-to-back on Sunday, June 30, 2013 beginning at 9 p.m. ET/MT, day-and-date with Showtime in the US.

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