Bell Medias new streaming service Project Latte snaps up Seinfeld

TORONTO — Serenity now — “Seinfeld” is headed to Bell Media’s new streaming video service.The company said Friday that it had struck a deal with Sony Pictures Television for the Canadian exclusive subscription streaming rights for the classic sitcom.Bell Media made the announcement while revealing its comedy slate for its new streaming video service “Project Latte.”All nine seasons of the show about nothing will be available on “Project Latte,” along with every episode of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Frasier,” “Cheers” and “Corner Gas.”The service will also feature current comedies including “The Big Bang Theory,” “The Goldbergs,” “The Millers” and “Spun Out,” as well as Comedy Central shows including “Inside Amy Schumer” and “The Sarah Silverman Program.”The deal marks the first time “Seinfeld” will be available on a North American streaming video on demand platform.“Project Latte” is set to launch later this year and is designed to be available to all TV providers. So far, the service will be offered to Telus Optik TV, Bell Fibe TV and Bell Aliant FibreOP TV subscribers via set-top box, as well as via the web, game consoles and smart TVs.Bell Media has previously announced the service will feature the entire off-air library of HBO programming including “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Sex and the City,” as well as the whole catalogue of Monty Python shows and movies.Shaw Media and Rogers Media launched their streaming video service, Shomi, earlier this month.The Canadian Press

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