August 31, 2016 | Press Releases

You Can Check-In but You May Never Check-Out! Emmy®-Nominated American Horror Story: Hotel Streams Exclusively on shomi, September 2

You Can Check-In but You May Never Check-Out! Emmy®-Nominated American Horror Story: Hotel Streams Exclusively on shomi, September 2

– Fifth installation of American Horror Story is nominated for eight Emmy® awards, including Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for both Sarah Paulson and Kathy Bates –

– Lady Gaga earned the Golden Globe® Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her performance as The Countess –

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TORONTO (August 31, 2016) – Welcome to the Hotel Cortez, where you might find yourself as The Countess’s (Lady Gaga) latest victim, or in the hands of one of the many ghosts who roam the hallways. On the bright side, the complementary Wi-Fi at the Hotel Cortez allows you to stream shomi while you hide out in your room. Check-in is Friday, Sept. 2 when all 12 episodes of American Horror Story: Hotel begin streaming exclusively on shomi. Fellow guests at the hotel include Lady Gaga, Wes Bentley, Matt Bomer, and AHS regulars Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Denis O’Hare, Cheyenne Jackson and Chloë Sevigny. Despite some questionable travel hotel reviews, American Horror Story: Hotel and its guests are award-worthy — with Lady Gaga winning a Golden Globe® for her performance as The Countess, and Kathy Bates and Sarah Paulson earning Emmy® nominations for their roles.

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August 23, 2016 | Press Releases

shomi What's Coming in September

shomi What's Coming in September

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TELEVISION

***ONLY ON SHOMI = series available in Canada exclusively on shomi

***EXCLUSIVE = series streaming exclusively on shomi

****NEXT DAY PREMIERES = episodes that are available 24 hours of the broadcast premiere

*dates are subject to change

September 2

  • Chicago Fire, S4 ***EXCLUSIVE
  • Chicago PD, S3 ***EXCLUSIVE
  • American Horror Story: Hotel ***EXCLUSIVE

September 7

  • Difficult People, S2E10 ***NEXT DAY PREMIERE

September 9

  • Blacklist, S3 ***EXCLUSIVE
  • Elementary, S4 ***EXCLUSIVE

September 12

  • Stand Up to Cancer

September 16

  • NCIS, S13 ***EXCLUSIVE
  • NCIS LA, S7 ***EXCLUSIVE

September 22

  • Empire, S3E1 ***NEXT DAY PREMIERE

September 23

  • Madame Secretary, S2 ***EXCLUSIVE

September 24

  • Transparent, S3

September 25

  • Family Guy, S14 ***EXCLUSIVE

September 29

  • Empire, S3E2 ***NEXT DAY PREMIERE

September 30

  • Hawaii Five-O, S6 ***EXCLUSIVE
  • The Trip, S2 ***EXCLUSIVE

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August 22, 2016 | Press Releases

Is Binge Watching the Way to the Light? Find Out When The Path Streams Exclusively on shomi, August 26

Is Binge Watching the Way to the Light?  Find Out When The Path Streams Exclusively on shomi, August 26

– Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, and Hugh Dancy star as members of a mysterious and controversial cult –

“…an excellent psychological drama… gripping and deeply serious” - The Globe and Mail –

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TORONTO (August 22, 2016) – Are you looking for answers to deep and important questions — like what to binge next? Thankfully, the answer is just a click away with The Path, streaming exclusively on shomi, Friday, Aug. 26. The riveting new drama looks at the followers of a new religious movement, “Meyerism,” and explores faith and family within this controversial cult. The series stars Hugh Dancy (Hannibal) as the charismatic cult leader, Michelle Monaghan (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) as a life-long believer, and Aaron Paul (in his first TV role since Breaking Bad) as her husband suffering from a crisis of faith. Blending mystery-thriller, romance, and the supernatural, The Path forces its characters to choose between the family they have and the family they want. Join us and get ready for enlightenment as you become The Path’s latest convert.

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August 22, 2016 | Press Releases

shomi the Numbers! shomi Celebrates One Year of Being Available to All Canadians

shomi launched direct-to-consumer on August 20, 2015, making the service available to all Canadians –

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TORONTO (August 22, 2016) – Oh what a year it’s been! shomi launched direct-to-consumer on August 20, 2015, opening the service to everyone in Canada. To celebrate, let’s take a look at the numbers since that date.***

  • 17,698 – The total number of episodes available to stream. That’s a lot of seasons!
  • 118 – The total number of series on shomi thatyou won’t find on any other streaming service in Canada
  • 143M+ – The total number of video plays
  • February 15 (Family Day in AB, SK, ON) – The top viewing holiday. Guess families that stream together, stay together, right? This binge-worthy day is followed by Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
  • 9 p.m.-11 p.m. – Peak consumption hours
  • 12K – The number of video views shomi’s mostactive member has streamed. You go, girl!
  • 15% – The percentage by which Sunday viewing is higher than the weekly average
  • 30 – The number of days new members get shomi for free!

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August 03, 2016 | Press Releases

Sometimes the Worst People Make the Best Partners: You’re The Worst Season 2 Streams Exclusively on shomi, August 5

Sometimes the Worst People Make the Best Partners: You’re The Worst Season 2 Streams Exclusively on shomi, August 5

– Season 2 voted 96% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

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TORONTO (August 3, 2016) – Domesticity usually means settling down with quiet nights in, streaming your favourite “couples show”. But for Jimmy and Gretchen, the partying never stops – no matter the debauchery and liver damage. Your favourite worst people return to shomi this month for Season 2 of You’re the Worst, streaming August 5. This season finds Jimmy (Chris Geere) and Gretchen (Aya Cash) living together while trying to avoid becoming what they fear the most – disgusting “normies”. Supported by their ride-or-die besties, Edgar (Desmin Borges) and Lindsay (Kether Donohue), they take on love, friendship, and sex with irreverence. Putting the manic in romantic comedy, this group of unlikeable but endearing pals proves love can happen to bad people.

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