Exclusive Lineup of Broadband Offerings Available Online on www.globaltv.com
1 Vs. 100 is Global’s latest online acquisition and the third U.S. primetime series to be added since the network launched its online content debut on September 19, joining the ranks of Canada’s #1 reality show, Survivor: Cook Islands and the smash hit Deal or No Deal with host Howie Mandel. Key Canadian original content online includes: Global National with Kevin Newman, Global Currents, Falcon Beach and The Jane Show.Each exclusive broadband program is streamed online, following their scheduled network premiere with select episodes archived and available on a customised menu. Users can access this programming by clicking the “VIDEO” tab located on the www.globaltv.com home page.
The launch of the globaltv.com premium video player is a successful continuation in the network’s broadband video rollout – the free, advertiser-supported program offerings provide Canadian online users an opportunity to create a personalized Global viewing experience on demand.
GLOBAL NATIONAL WITH KEVIN NEWMAN – Canada’s most-watched national newscast greets another milestone as it celebrates its fifth anniversary. Since its launch on September 3, 2001, Global National has distinguished itself as a critically-acclaimed, award-winning newscast that has been embraced by growing audiences coast-to-coast. Global National With Kevin Newman is also available as a Podcast and via bbtv at www.globaltv.com.GLOBAL CURRENTS – Global National’s Kevin Newman presents a unique documentary series committed to revealing extraordinary perspectives and issues affecting all Canadians. Each one-hour, independently-produced documentary represents the talents of Canada’s best socio-political, environmental, humanist and scientific documentary filmmakers.
FALCON BEACH – Setting a new stage for young adult drama in Canada, Falcon Beach tells the story of local and vacationing young men and women sharing three months together in a fictional waterfront community on the shores of Lake Winnipeg. This steamy weekly hour is now heading into Season Two.
THE JANE SHOW – Keeping the comedy writer-actor genre alive, Second City alumnae Teresa Pavlinek stars as “Jane Black”, a thirty-something novelist who foregoes her dream in order to join the ‘normal’ working world – only to discover it’s anything but.