For Immediate Release – December 5, 2014
Anthem Media’s FNTSY Sports Network Now Available to All Bell Fibe TV Subscribers
Toronto – Anthem Media Group Inc. announced today that Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY), the world’s first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy has launched on Bell’s rapidly growing Fibe TV service across Ontario and Quebec, bringing FNTSY’s total base in Canada to almost 1 million homes.
FNTSY Sports Network is available in free preview until April 16, 2015 and subsequently available on a discretionary basis. It can be found in high-definition (HD) on channel 1425 and standard-definition (SD) on channel 425.
FNTSY Sports Network is the world’s first-ever television network designed from the ground up to engage and entertain the more than 40 million enthusiasts who play fantasy sports annually and on a daily basis. FNTSY is the destination channel for exciting live studio programming, call-in shows, expert panels, celebrity and expert drafts, reality programming and on-site commentary from sports venues, as well as short-form programming from the experts around the continent, discussing all sports including football, hockey, baseball, basketball, soccer, golf and NASCAR.
“The launch of the FNTSY Sports Network on Bell’s state of the art Fibe TV platform will now provide fantasy sports participants in Ontario and Quebec with an entertaining, informative high definition television platform just for them,” said Leonard Asper, CEO of Anthem Media Group Inc.
Chad Midgley, VP Content for Anthem added: “The demand for fantasy sports content continues to grow exponentially, so this comes at an opportune time for Bell Fibe TV subscribers. With fantasy football leagues heading down the home stretch in the playoffs, and hockey and basketball in full swing as well, we will be serving the fantasy sports player with relevant, timely content. In addition, we will be showcasing a glimpse of what viewers can expect to see year round – because in fantasy sports, the season never ends.”
FNTSY Sports Network is owned by Anthem Media Group Inc., which is also the parent company of Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports television channel, already available on Bell Fibe TV on channel 1423 (HD) and 423 (SD).
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About Anthem Media Group Inc.
Anthem Media Group Inc. is a global leader in operating targeted specialty television channels on linear, digital and mobile platforms with offices and studios in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles. In addition to Fantasy Sports Network, Anthem’s portfolio includes RotoExperts.com, a leader in fantasy sports content, Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports channel now broadcasting in the U.S., Canada and over 30 other countries, as well as significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S. available in over 40 million homes. Anthem also owns SportsGrid.com, a leader in general sports entertainment commentary.