Radio / Television News

First drama series for Noovo


MONTREAL — Bell Media announced today the first drama series being produced for its French-language Noovo channel, called Virage, will premiere this fall. Examining life after retirement from competitive sports, the series is inspired by the lives of a dozen Olympic and professional athletes, including Quebec speed skater Marianne St-Gelais (who is a content consultant on the project), and takes a look at our performance society, which too often takes us away from ourselves, says the Bell Media press release. Produced by Montreal-based KOTV, Virage is written by Kim Lévesque-Lizotte (Les Simone) and Marie-Hélène Lebeau-Taschereau (Conseils de famille), with script...