Renewals Announced for some Popular Canadian TV Originals

Bell Media
Bell Media

Bell Media confirmed on Tuesday the new and returning original prime time entertainment series, documentaries, and specials fueling its English-language services and produced in partnership with independent production partners. Bell Media’s English-language original programming includes the #1 Canadian series, The Amazing Race Canada, the most-watched Canadian drama, Transplant, and the #1 new Canadian comedy of 2018-19, JANN.

As part of Tuesday’s announcements, CTV announced along with NBCUniversal International Studios that a Season 2 renewal is underway for Transplant. This comes after news of NBC’s earlier acquisition of the series’ first season.

JANN, starring Jann Arden, has also been renewed for Season 3 ahead of its Season 2 premiere which will happen later this fall on CTV. JANN stars the multi-platinum award-winning Canadian singer, songwriter, broadcaster, and author Arden as a fictionalized version of herself. Season 3 will see Jann’s hilarious and self-deprecating, attention-drawing antics continue, as she struggles to balance the demands of her family, career, and love life.

Crave also confirmed on Tuesday that LETTERKENNY will be returning for Season 9.

 

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More information on Bell’s originals can be found here.