Vancouver, BC, Nov. 8, 2021 / CNW / – Community Media Group Inc. (TSXV: NTE) (OTC: NETWF) and Community Leisure Inc. (“Community” or the “Firm”) is happy to announce that it has greenlit and is teaming up with esteemed companions, the Hockey Corridor of Fame and TSN to provide a brand new 10-part sequence entitled Legends of Hockey: Greatness Calling 2000-20.
Carrying on the proud custom of Community’s authentic award-winning landmark sequence Legends of Hockey launched in 1996, the upcoming sequence – Legends of Hockey: Greatness Calling 2000-20 will showcase, in an epic and heartfelt type, the non-public tales of the Hockey Corridor of Fame’s inductees from 2000 to 2020, together with hockey greats Mark Messier, Ray Bourque, Brett Hull, Patrick Roy, Joe Sakic, Hayley Wickenheiser, Dominik Hašek, Pavel Free, Nicklas Lidström, and extra.
“I am excited concerning the upcoming new chapter of the Legends of Hockey sequence – it is a becoming tribute to our recreation’s biggest gamers who for many years have impressed our youth, and entertained and delighted hockey followers across the globe,” mentioned Jeff Denomme, the Hockey Corridor of Fame’s CEO. “Together with TSN, I am thrilled to collaborate with Derik Murray and his Community staff on our continued custom of excellence and to as soon as once more companion collectively to provide this deserving tribute to the Honoured Members of the Hockey Corridor of Fame.”
Community’s authentic Legends of Hockey five-part sequence premiered on TSN in 1996 – an entertaining and galvanizing portrait of the sport’s origins and its evolution over 100 years as instructed by hockey’s legendary gamers who shared their private journeys from frozen ponds to yard rinks and on to the brilliant lights of the NHL. On the sequence’ core are authentic and galvanizing interviews with Corridor of Fame gamers together with Gordie Howe, Bobby Hull, Maurice “Rocket” Richard, Jean Béliveau and Frank Mahovlich. In 2001 Legends of Hockey: The Second Season premiered nationwide on TSN and showcased interviews with Wayne Gretzky, Mario lemieux, Denis Potvin, and Bryan Trottier. Each sequence, produced by Derik Murray, offered a wealthy tapestry of storytelling, collectively that includes 70 Hockey Corridor of Fame Honoured Members sharing their private and emotional journeys, complemented by uncommon archival footage and pictures. The Legends of Hockey sequence obtained each fashionable and important acclaim, being awarded each CANPRO and Gemini awards and a number of other nominations.
Community’s Founder and Govt Producer of the sequence, Derik Murray, mentioned, “We’re certainly each honoured and privileged as soon as once more to have the ability to share tales from an illustrious lineup of legendary gamers and inspirational women and men. We’re equally honoured to be working with the devoted and proficient staff on the Hockey Corridor of Fame to proceed our collaboration of excellence that first began 25 years in the past. We’re proud that TSN, a longstanding companion of the Hockey Corridor of Fame, and the foundational broadcaster of the Legends of Hockey sequence, will showcase this newest chapter within the historical past of the sport we love and the gamers and performs of a lifetime.”
Following this proud custom, Legends of Hockey: Greatness Calling 2000-20 has commenced manufacturing and will likely be interviewing over 60 Honoured Members with cameras travelling the globe to seize the inspiring tales of the women and men who’ve etched their identify into the sport’s pantheon of greatness. The sequence will function authentic interviews, private pictures, and the very best of each NHL and worldwide recreation footage making a compelling and entertaining profile of the sport’s modern-day heroes.
“TSN is happy to proceed our longstanding partnership with the Hockey Corridor of Fame, and to work alongside Community Leisure, to showcase hockey’s biggest gamers,” mentioned Nathalie Prepare dinner, VP, TSN & RDS. “With this all-new version of Legends of Hockey: Greatness Calling 2000-20, we’re trying ahead to sharing their tales with followers throughout the nation.”
The sequence will likely be offered in 10 one-hour episodes that may air solely on TSN within the fall of 2022.
About Community Leisure
Community Media Group is the dad or mum firm of Community Leisure Inc.
Community Leisure is a creatively pushed, boutique movie and tv manufacturing firm that creates, funds, and produces award-winning programming for tv, digital platforms, and film audiences world wide. The Community premium model of content material delivers world-class casts and options visually cinematic, richly crafted storytelling. The Firm’s productions are persistently embraced by each audiences and critics alike, garnering awards, report rankings and unparalleled media protection for Community and its companions.
The Firm’s most up-to-date productions embrace PUNK, a four-part sequence for EPIX with govt producers John Varvatos and Iggy Pop, the function documentaries I Am Richard Pryor, which premiered on the SXSW Movie Pageant, and I Am Patrick Swayze, which premiered on the San antonio Movie Pageant, profitable the Pageant Grand Prize, and The Age of A.I., a YouTube Originals sequence hosted and govt produced by Robert Downey Jr.
Among the many Firm’s many accolades, Community was named to the Realscreen International 100 Record, an annual compilation of the very best international manufacturing firms working within the non-fiction and unscripted visible content material trade. Community’s work has additionally been acknowledged by the Academy Awards, the Emmys, Realscreen Awards, Gemini Awards, Leo Awards, the The Angels Movie Pageant, AFI Docs Movie Pageant (Silverdocs), San antonio Movie Pageant, Seattle Worldwide Movie Pageant, Tribeca Movie Pageant, SXSW Movie Pageant, Hawaii Worldwide Movie Pageant, Houston Worldwide Movie Pageant, Vancouver Worldwide Movie Pageant, Banff Tv Pageant, and the Worldwide Movie and Tv Pageant of New York.
Community’s broadcast and distribution companions embrace A&E, AHC, AMC, AppleTV+, Discovery Channel, CBC, CMT, Crave, CTV, Leisure One, EPIX, Fremantle, HBO Canada, Historical past Channel, iTunes, Lionsgate, Nationwide Geographic, NBC Peacock, Paramount Community, Sky, Sundance TV, Thunderbird, TMN, Virgil Leisure, and YouTube Originals.
Community’s places of work, manufacturing and submit manufacturing services are situated in Vancouver and The Angels, and the corporate is represented by ICM Companions.
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