Rogers’ Netflix Competitor Shomi Announces New Content Deal With Warner Bros.


Shomi, Rogers’ streaming on-demand video service, has announced a new content deal with Warner Bros. International for new TV series and feature films.

The new deal allows Shomi to become the exclusive streaming home of 2 Broke Girls, Shameless, and Two and a Half Men. Rogers’ streaming service will also become the home of the new Rob Thomas series iZombie. Film titles include Blade Running, The Goonies, Ocean’s Eleven, and Two Weeks Notice.

The deal with Warner Bros. also provides Shomi users access to a variety of kid’s titles:

– High school drama, One Tree Hill

– Crime drama, Southland

– Post-apocalyptic drama, Revolution

– Mystery, teen drama, Veronica Mars

– Aaron Sorkin’s political drama, The West Wing

– Animated series Baby Looney Tunes

– Emmy® award-winning, Batman: The Animated Series

– Popular kids’ series Scooby-Doo (both original and new)

– DC Comic animated series, Teen Titans

– Marvel comics animated series, X-Men: Evolution

– Classic cat and mouse chases in Tom and Jerry Tales

In a statement, Head of Content & Programming of Shomi Marni Shulman said:

“When we announced shomi in August, we made a commitment to deliver the best selection of television series and movies to Canadians. This deal with Warner Bros International Television delivers on that promise. And we’re just getting started.”

Shomi will launch in November and be available to all Rogers and Shaw Internet and TV customers. The service will cost $8.99 per month and include access to the latest and greatest TV shows and movies. Canadians will be able to stream on-demand video on their tablets, smartphones, and set-top boxes.

[via Newswire]