Bell MTS launches first season of Tailor and the Jets on Fibe TV1

Virgin Radio's Ace Burpee brings fans an off-ice experience with Winnipeg Jets players

WINNIPEG, March 5, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell MTS today announced the first season of Tailor and the Jets debuts on Fibe TV1 with 5 weekly episodes starting on March 14. Each episode features Virgin Radio host Ace Burpee engaging with Winnipeg Jets players during their personal suit fittings at Vittorio Rossi Clothiers.

No one knows how to get Winnipeggers talking better than Ace, and each program delivers compelling, funny and surprising moments as Jets players share stories with each other and their fans, touching on everything from personal style to life on the road.

"Bell MTS is a proud partner of the Winnipeg Jets and we're excited to bring Fibe TV customers this unique access to their favourite players," said Dan McKeen, Vice Chair of Bell MTS & Western Canada. "Tailor and the Jets is another innovative example of Bell's focus on creating the best TV content that connects with viewers where they live."

"The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club is excited to work in partnership with Bell MTS to develop a weekly series that gives fans a chance to connect with the players outside of the game," said Norva Riddell, Vice President at True North Sports + Entertainment. "Tailor and the Jets is a unique opportunity to showcase the personalities of our players and the relationships they share with their teammates."

Fibe TV subscribers will have on-demand access to a new episode of Tailor and the Jets each week:

  • Episode 1: Tyler Myers and Ben ChiarotMarch 14
  • Episode 2: Jacob Trouba and Andrew CoppMarch 21
  • Episode 3: Adam Lowry and Josh MorrisseyMarch 28
  • Episode 4: Nikolaj Ehlers and Brandon TanevApril 4
  • Episode 5: Connor Hellebuyck and Laurent BrossoitApril 11

Tailor and the Jets joins Fibe TV1's unique on demand programming that provides a local perspective on food, sports, lifestyle and entertainment by independent Manitoba producers. All Fibe TV1 content is free for Bell MTS Fibe TV subscribers. For more information, please visit

About Bell MTS
Bell MTS is part of BCE, Canada's largest communications company, and provides advanced broadband wireless, TV, Internet and business communication services throughout Manitoba. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading television, radio, out of home and digital media assets in Manitoba and across Canada. To learn more, please visit or

The Bell Let's Talk initiative promotes Canadian mental health with national awareness and anti-stigma campaigns like Bell Let's Talk Day and significant Bell funding of community care and access, research and workplace leadership initiatives. To learn more, please visit

Media inquiries

Morgan Shipley
Bell MTS

Krista Sinaisky
True North Sports + Entertainment


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