Broadcaster Magazine

Bell Mobile TV to Offer On-Demand Coverage of Academy Awards

Bell today announced that CTV Mobile’s live and on-demand coverage of the 85th Academy Awards will be available this Sunday on Bell Mobile TV, the first mobile TV access to the Oscars in Canada.

Bell Mobile TV customers can watch all the glitz and glamour of the CTV broadcast this Sunday, February 24, as well as the Canadian red carpet special “CTV at the Oscars”, hosted by CTV’s Ben Mulroney and E!’s Leah Miller.

“Bell Mobile TV is the first to offer live and on-demand mobile access on to the hugely popular Academy Awards, reflecting our commitment to deliver the best content to Canadians on the best networks,” said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility and Residential Services, and Bell’s Chief Brand Officer.

Live programming on Bell Mobile TV starts at 6 pm ET with “CTV at the Oscars” followed by the 85th Academy Awards ceremony at 8:30 pm ET. Bell Mobile TV subscribers will have complete on-demand access beginning February 25.

Available for smartphones, superphones and tablets, Bell Mobile TV offers a wide variety of live and on-demand news, sports, entertainment and children’s channels, including BNN, Bloomberg, CTV, CBC, RDS, TSN, Treehouse, and many more.