Founded in 1997,Sphère Média Plus is recognized as one of the leaders in its field. To date, the company has produced no fewer than 25 television series, adding up to over 1200 episodes of prime-time drama and comedy. Over the past twenty years, the company has certainly honed its skills, as proven by the commercial and critical success of its productions, as well as by the acclaim it has earned within the industry. The numerous awards won by Sphère Média Plus testify to its ongoing success. In Quebec, the company has received 15 Gémeaux Awards in the Best Television Series category.
Sphère Média Plus is the first Quebec production company to break into the English Canadian market with adaptations of several of its French-language series, including Rumeurs (Rumours), Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin (Sophie), Nouvelle adresse (This Life) and 19-2, the last of which triumphed at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards and received critical praise from the New York Times. 19-2 is now available in the United States and the UK. In addition, a pilot episode of Isabel (adapted from the series Le monde de Charlotte) was shot in 2012 for the NBC network in the United States, confirming the company’s ongoing desire to extend its activities to the international market. Sphère Média Plus has twice been on the prestigious nomination list for an International Emmy Awards, once for Best Performance by an Actor (Claude Legault) and once for Best Drama Series (19-2).