Crave Commissions Two New Series from Bell Media Studios


Crave, a Canadian subscription VOD service owned by Bell Media, has ordered Healthy Is and an untitled Elaine “Lainey” Lui series from Bell Media Studios.

Healthy Is, based on etalk reporter Chloe Wilde’s lifestyle website Healthy is Hot, will present a variety of healthy living tips from beauty to self-love in each episode. The Social co-host and etalk senior correspondent Lainey Lui will dish on some of Crave’s most buzz-worthy pop culture programming in her new yet-to-be-titled show.

In other Bell Media Studios news, 13 of its programs have been renewed for the 2019-20 season, including Your Morning, The Marilyn Denis Show, The Social and etalk for CTV; and Mighty Trains, Mighty Cruise Ships and Disasters at Sea from its subsidiary Exploration Productions for Discovery.

Nanci MacLean, VP of Bell Media Studios, said: “Original, ambitious, informative and entertaining, Bell Media Studios’ diverse range of programming speaks to every Canadian whether they enjoy factual, lifestyle, entertainment or live events. Our dynamic hosts and talented production team deliver more than 80 hours of programming each week, and their creativity, dedication and drive are what continue to make Bell Media Studios a leader in producing award-winning, world-class titles that are ideal for brand and advertiser partnerships.”