Radio & Television

Bell Media signs new rights deal to monetize its music

TORONTO – Bell Media said today it has signed a deal with Ole, an independent rights management company, to market the Canadian media company’s original music, worldwide.The deal is an exclusive music publishing and administration partnership “encompassing Bell Media's extensive in-house music catalog. With this deal, ole has concluded $20-million in acquisitions in the first quarter of 2017,” reads the press release.The multi-year deal will increase revenue generated from Bell Media's collection of more than 12,000 tracks, including TV music such as "The Hockey Theme" (the original Hockey Night in Canada theme music which was commissioned by CBC in 1968...

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