2018 Press Releases
Check out what we've been up to and what the LGBTQ community has to say about OUTtv.
VICE Studios, the global television and feature film production facility from VICE Media, and OUTtv, Canada's only national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) television network, are joining forces to produce a Canadian first; a makeover series that celebrates the transgender and gender non-conforming community.
Inside Out, Canada’s largest LGBTQ film festival and single largest promoter and exhibitor of LGBTQ content in Canada, and OUTtv, Canada’s national LGBTQ+ television network, proudly announced today the start of a new initiative to support queer Canadian documentary filmmakers with the creation of the ‘OUTSpoken Documentary Film Financing Fund’.
ntario born Drag Queen, Brooke Lynn Hytes has today been announced as a contestant on the upcoming season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Dubbed as Queen of the North, Brooke Lynn Hytes is the drag persona of Brock Hayhoe, who originally hails from Toronto. She will be the first ever Canadian queen to take part in RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Ten Fierce Queens Return to Lip Sync for their Legacy and Battle it out to Be Crowned Winner of RuPauls’s Drag Race All Stars Season 4
Exciting new series and returning favorites joining the schedule in October, November and December. The line-up includes new episodes of popular OUTtv series Knock Knock Ghost, Mom vs. Matchmaker, Never Apart and Don’t Quit Your Gay Job. In addition, joining the schedule will be the premieres of new series He’s Fit and Sense Appeal.
OUTtv, the world’s first LGBTQI+ television network today announced the launch of OUTtv South Africa. In partnership with MultiChoice, OUTtv South Africa, will broadcast as a pop-up channel on DStv channel 198 from 4 October until 4 November 2018.
OUTtv, the world’s first LGBTQ+ television network has commissioned three new series, FAK YAASS from Bulldog Productions, Drag Heals from Border2Border Entertainment and Dr. Barry from Arcadia Content. The network has also ordered a fourth season of Mom vs Matchmaker from Go Button Media and second seasons of Never Apart from Never Apart TV and Popporn from Border2Border Entertainment.
To celebrate Pride 2018, OUTtv and Air Canada today announced a partnership that will bring OUTtv content to Air Canada’s enRoute in-flight entertainment system for a summer of Pride themed programming.
Mezcalero is a serialized one-hour drama series that follows Ernesto Sanchez, a transgender Mexican-Canadian private detective with a penchant for mezcal. The first season sees Sanchez drawn into a missing persons case where he must navigate family dynamics, corrupt law enforcement, and a greedy multinational mining firm.
Casting is now open for Season One of a new dating television show, Sense Appeal and there are only a few weeks to apply.
OUTtv, Canada’s only television network focusing on programming of interest to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) and progressive audiences, has selected OTT video solution, OTT Flow to power OUTtvGo, their over-the-top (OTT) video service.
OUTtv, Canada’s national LGBTQ television has launched a National Free Preview event, providing free, coast-to-coast access to the channel for the month of May 2018.
Through the multi-year deal, current and future films released by Breaking Glass Pictures will air exclusively on OUTtv in Canada, following their theatrical runs. In addition, said titles will stream exclusively on OUTtvGo.com, OUTtv’s SVOD platform.
OUttv has commissioned three new series, Sense Appeal from Go Button Media, The Whole Package from Convergent Entertainment and He’s Fit! from Hey Qween. In addition, the network has ordered a fourth season of Don’t Quit Your Gay Job also from Convergent Entertainment.
Kiwis will now be able to watch OUTtv’s LGBTQI+ series, movies and documentaries through TVNZ’s OnDemand platform.
Popular LGBTQ Talkshow to debut on Thursday February 1, 2018 Immediately Following an All-New Episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars Celebrity Guests include Aja, Shea Coulée, Candis Cayne, Farrah Moan and Detox.
Nine Legendary Queens Return to Battle for the Crown on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars
Second season of The Boulet Brothers’ DRAGULA has posted a 57% increase on its timeslot compared to a year ago.
Ghost-hunters explore historic haunts to uncover paranoia and the paranormal
Series brings queens, bad dreams and screams to Tuesday nights this Fall.
App Includes LGBTQ movies, series and documentaries including RuPaul’s Drag Race, Sex & Violence and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula.
Critically Acclaimed Drama Series Airs This Fall
OUTtvGo and MediaQueer.ca Present Being Different, a Capsule of Five Films
Remastered and Reformatted Season One to launch on OUTtvGo and OUTtv with previously unseen content.
OUTtv May National Free Preview gives viewers across Canada access to OUTtv’s programming including RuPaul’s Drag Race, Finding Prince Charming and more.
Australian Serial Drama Heads to Canada April 20th, 2017
Emmy® Award-Winning RuPaul’s Drag Race Returns to OUTtv for Season 9
This March, viewers can tune in to OUTtv to catch new programming that includes network premieres and new episodes of current OUTtv series.
OUTtv has licensed exclusive first window Canadian broadcast rights from BBC Worldwide North America for The Collection, an eight-episode drama series set in the world of haute couture.
Canada’s LGBTQ network, OUTtv, has been nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Reality/Competition Program or Series for Knock Knock Ghost.
OUTtv, Canada’s national LGBTQ television network, is pleased to announce new majority owner, Stern Partners and new CEO, Brad Danks.
The show will return as a three-part miniseries, with Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis confirmed to star as victims’ advocate Alex Mandalakis.
OUTtv has acquired exclusive Canadian broadcast rights to two of Russell T Davies’ (Queer as Folk) acclaimed new series Cucumber and Banana from BBC Worldwide North America.
Coffee Frenemies ad stars RuPaul’s Drag Race favourites Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano.