BBC Select streamer launching in early 2021 in Canada and U.S.

NEW YORK — BBC Studios today announced it will launch a new, ad-free subscription streaming channel, BBC Select, in early 2021 in Canada and the U.S. Available through Amazon Prime Video Channels and the Apple TV app, the British public broadcaster's BBC Select will offer a range of U.K. programs covering three main topics — culture, politics and ideas. BBC Studios says the streamer will provide an “antidote to the predictable”, offering content for “independent thinkers”. “BBC Select is for those who crave knowledge, new perspectives, and programs that are not your standard fare,” said Louise la Grange, general manager...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.