Bell Media Seals Warner Bros. Discovery Deal


Bell Media has sealed a new long-term and exclusive licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery covering HBO and Max originals, feature films and more, across Crave, CTV and other platforms.

The extensive agreement brings HBO and Max originals, the DC universe, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, cable series, library shows, pay and post-pay window rights for Warner Bros. films and library movies to the Bell Media platforms. The deal includes French-language rights for HBO and Max originals, pay-one films, Friends, the Harry Potter collection of films and other select content.

“We are thrilled to work with our partners at Warner Bros. Discovery to build upon our already strong relationship with this unprecedented agreement—a true landmark deal for the Canadian media industry,” said Karine Moses, senior VP of content development and news, and vice chair, Québec, for Bell. “Bell Media is committed to providing Canadians with the most compelling content, and this deal, which secures the biggest titles on screens today, does just that.”

“Bell Media is one of our most important and long-standing partners,” said David Decker, president of content sales at Warner Bros. Discovery. “This new multiyear deal will ensure Canadians have full and easy access to our fan-favorite shows and movies and the spectacular new programming coming from HBO and Max. All of us at WBD are excited to deepen our relationship with Bell Media and look forward to exciting viewers in Canada for years to come.”