Cottage Life Launches National TV Channel This Fall
Canadian independent media companyÂ Blue Ant MediaÂ today announced the forthcoming launch of specialty television channelÂ Cottage Life. The channel is the evolution of popular iconic Canadian magazineÂ Cottage Life.
Cottage Life, the television channel, celebrates the people, places and activities closest to the heart of Canada with new, exclusive programs. Featuring entertaining, informative shows on favourite themes like DIY, food, makeovers and the outdoors.
â€śCottage Life has always been a trusted source for engaging weekend living content,â€ť saidÂ Al Zikovitz,Â CEO and President, Cottage Life Media. â€śItâ€™s a natural evolution to see the brand expand into television, where the depth of our content can continue to flourish. â€ť
â€śCottage Life is a beloved lifestyle brand. The channel will bring the best of what the magazine delivers in every issue to life on TV,â€ť saidÂ Vanessa Case,Â EVP,Â Programming & Marketing,Â Blue Ant Media. â€śThis exciting new channel will resonate with viewers coast-to-coast. Cottage Life doesnâ€™t just celebrate a specific place, but a frame of mind.â€ť
Fans in the Toronto-area can celebrate the launch at the upcomingÂ Spring Cottage Life ShowthisÂ April 5-7, 2013Â at theÂ International Centre. Visitors to the show will get a chance to learn more about the channel and contribute to theÂ Video Diary. Bring your best cottage photos, kitsch, memories, and stories to share with the Cottage Life team, and you could end up on the channel, in a video on cottagelife.com or in the pages of the magazine. Be ready for your close-up as visitors will also be able to take home a special Cottage Life photo keepsake in the showâ€™s Dock Party area.
For those with a special affinity for the spotlight, producers will be on site at the show to cast for upcoming programs onÂ Cottage Life. For more information on casting opportunities available please visit:Â http://cottagelife.com/TV.
â€śWhat better way to celebrate the channel coming than at our Spring Cottage Life Show this weekend,â€ť saidÂ Penny Caldwell,Â Editor,Â Cottage Life Magazine. â€śItâ€™s the 20thÂ Anniversary of what has become one of the largest consumer shows in Canada and we arenâ€™t holding back on our offerings to visitors. With a casting call and video diary, everyone who visits will have a chance to be a part of this exciting new television channel.â€ť
Cottage LifeÂ will be available this fall across Canada.Â Cottage LifeÂ joinsÂ Blue Ant Mediaâ€™s specialty television channels Travel+Escape, Bite and AUX as well as its four premium commercial-free channels Oasis HD, HIFI, eqHD and radX.