Thursday, September 19, 2013

65th Emmy Awards on Bell TV

Sunday 22nd September 2013 The 65th Emmy Awards, (Academy of Television Arts & Sciences) presentations will be held at The Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles,  The award ceremony will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will be aired on these Bell TV channels:

(621) and 1736 E!HD Countdown to the Red Carpet  

(621) and 1736 - E! Live from the Red Carpet 
(297) and 1236 CW11H Emmy Awards
(298) and 1238 KTLAH Live From The Emmys

Emmy Awards
CTV and CBS channels

(621) and 1736 E!HD After Party

New French Channels on Bell TV

New french channels for Bell TV satellite subscribers:

1809 V-RLH
1810 TVARH
1817 VGHD
1818 TVA GH

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Party Time TIFF 2013 (Red carpet times and more)

TIFF Parties 5 - 15th September 2013: 

Generally the best time to see the stars  are 4 - 6pm and 8pm onwards, however we weren't able to get a give you all the times and red carpet times shown below may vary, good luck and keep your camera handy.  Please note also that many of these events are by invite only so wait times may be long and crowds big.

Thursday 5th

Maple Leaf Square, York St & Bremner Blvd - The Fifth Estate Gala
Shangri La, University Avenue - Toronto Life's Most Stylish
Drake Hotel 9pm-4am, Down the Line Launch 

Friday 6th

The Courthouse 10pm, Adelaide St - Only Lovers Left Alive 
(Tilda Swinton, Anton Yelchin, Tom HIddleston, Mia Wasikowska)
AMC Storys, Duncan St - Horns (Daniel Radcliffe)
C Lounge 5pm, Wellington St - Hateship Love ship (Guy Pearce, Kristen Wiig)

Saturday 7th 

The Ritz Carlton, Wellington St - Hello! Canada  cocktail reception
(Paul Haggis, Emily Hampshire, LIsa Ray, Ellen Wong, Kardinall Offishall, Karine Vanasse)
Patria, King St  W - Lucky Them (Toni Collette, Thomas Hayden Church)
Patricia Arquette AMC Storys, Duncan St -  ONEXONE Fundraiser 

Sunday 8th

CFC (Canadian Film Centre) 12.30 -3pm, Bayview Ave -  TIFF BBQ Party 
The Chase, restaurant - Enemy (Jake Gyllenhaal)
The Carlu, Young & College St - Inspiration Gala & Auction 
(Hilary Swank, Alan Cumming, Marc Jacobs)
Patria, King St W - Gravity (Sandra Bullock)
Michael Budman's home  2 - 5pm - Artists for Peace and justice Film Festival Lunch
(Jason Sudeikis, Adrien Brody, Colin Firth, Olivia Wilde, Mario Bello, Michael Bolton, Daniel Lanois, Paul Haggis, George Stroumboulopoulos, Diane Bald, Michael Budman, Moran Atias)

Monday 9th 

The Roundhouse 9.30 -11.30pm , Bremner Blvd - Entertainment One 
(Daniel Radcliffe, Keanu Reeves, Jay Baruchel) 
Cube 8.30pm, Queen St W - Filthy Gorgeous(Bob Guccione Jr)

Tuesday 10th

The Media Bar 6pm, Peter Street - The Reel Candian Party
Windsor Arms, St Thomas St - In Style & Hollywood Foreign Press 
(Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Michael C Hall, Keanu Reeves, Elizabeth Olsen, Ben Foster, Daniel Radcliffe, Mia Wasikowska)

Wednesday 11th:

F-Stop, Wellington St - The Art of The Steal (Jay Baruchel)
Maison Birks 4 - 5.15pm, Bloor St W - Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year's Women in Film

Sunday 15th:

Roy Thompson Hall, Simcoe St - Life Of Crime, Closing Night Gala

38th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2013 - 5th to 15th September

The 38th Toronto International Film Festival 5th - 15th September 2013

The Red Carpet is ready to roll for TIFF 2013
This year the opening gala premier is The Fifth Estate at 8pm at Roy Thompson Hall, festival closing films start at 9.45pm on the 15th.
Full 2013 TIFF film schedule of 366 films:  288 feature films (24 Canadian), 78 short films (42 Candian) of which 149 are world premieres, 19 International premieres and 103 North Amercian Premier films.  

There's still a chance to win tickets to a film premier, at the TIFF Lindt Chocolate Event at Yonge-Dundas Square or online.

Bell TV subscribers can watch Celebrity Interviews and News on these channels: 

325 in HD (TIFFH)
331 (TIFFS)

Confirmed stars and celebrities in Toronto for the 2013 TIFF film festival:

Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jessica Chastain, Colin Firth, Michael Fassbender, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman,  Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet  and Reese Witherspoon.

Best places to spot a TIFF VIP in Toronto are:

TIFF Bell Lightbox -
IT Lounge (NKPR) -
Shangri-La Hotel -
Nikki Beach (at The Spoke Club) -
Tattoo Rock Parlour -
Park Hyatt Rooftop -
Soho House -

One Restaurant at Hazleton            Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel
Brassaii                                         Ritz CarltonShangri-La Hotel
Drake Sky Lounge                          SoHo Metropolitan Hotel
Azure                                            Trump Hotel
Brant House                                   The Thompson Hotel
La Societe Bistro                            Windsor Arms
Sotto Sotto
Buca                                              Starbucks (Yorkville) 
Sassafraz                                       Presentation Centres

Single tickets went on sale September 1st 2013:
Festival tickets by phone from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET daily
at 416.599.TIFF or 1.888.599.8433
Festival Tickets in person at the Festival Box Office located at 225 King St. West. The 38th Toronto

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

New Channel - Cottage Life on Bell and Fibe TV

BOLD and BOLDH are being rebranded as a Cottage LIfe Television on Bell and Fibe TV.  The  new channel launches 4th September 2013:

Satellite Channel 641 and 1730 in HD
Fibe TV Channel 641 and 1641 in HD

Free preview ends 4th November 2013

Update: 5 September 2013
Two channels featuring Celebrity interviews and News from the 
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
Satellite channel 325 in HD (TIFFH)
Satellite channel 331 (TIFFS)

Image credit: Wolseley Lodge cottages

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Free Channels Bell TV-FibeTV September 2013

September 2013 Bell And Fibe TV channels on free preview are :

Comedy Gold 
Satellite Channel 637
Fibe TV Channel 637
Free preview ends 3rd September 2013

Satellite Channel 618
Fibe TV Channel 618
Free preview until 30th September 2013

Satellite and Fibe TV Channel In French 139
Satellite and Fibe TV Chanel In English 554 
Satellite and Fibe TV Channel West 555
Satellite Channel In HD 1653
Fibe TV Channel in HD 1554
Free preview ends 30th September 2013

Wild TV 
Satellite Channel 389
Fibe TV Channel 424
Free preview ends 30th September 2013


Satellite Channel 190 and in HD Channel 1865
Ends13th October 2013

Update 4 Sept 2013:

Cottage Life added
Satellite Channel COTT 641 and COTTG 1730 in HD
Fibe TV Channel COTT 641 and COTTG 1641 in HD

Free preview ends 4th November 2013

Image attribution:  Image:Idea Go/