Rebranded Crave streaming service combines HBO, CraveTV and TMN

All-new Crave home page user interface (CNW Group/Crave)


Canadians will no longer have to have a cable subscription to stream HBO.

Bell Media is rebranding The Movie Network (TMN), HBO Canada and CraveTV into one streaming service, that will simply be known as Crave.

The new Crave is available now through television service providers and will be available direct to consumers starting Monday, Nov. 5 at Crave.caiOS, and Android. The service will become available on additional platforms in the coming weeks, including the ability to subscribe directly via the Crave app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TVs, and Amazon Fire TV.

Home to SHOWTIME and VICE programming, as well as a collection of TV series, movies and kids’ content from WOW! Unlimited Media, Bell is making the service available in two subscription tiers: Crave ($9.99/month plus applicable taxes) and Crave + Movies + HBO ($19.98/month plus tax).

“As HBO continues to create ground-breaking content, movies are bringing in record-breaking Pay TV audiences, and family-friendly titles continue to be some of the most popular On Demand and SVOD selections,” said Tracey Pearce, president, Distribution and Pay, Bell Media. “This is the content Canadians crave, and we’re delivering it on whatever platform they want.”


Published on November 2, 2018 at 11:09 am by mikedup


November 4, 2018 - 7:32 am

Doug Kegler

Tried it out Saturday night for the first time. We found the menus wasn’t as easy to navigate. We couldn’t find a list of what was new. We switch over to Netflix

November 6, 2018 - 3:39 pm


Doug Kegler: Perhaps you were disappointed because you tried on the 4th. The piece clearly stated that the service was … “starting Monday, Nov. 5 at, iOS, and Android.”
Maybe try again?

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