Discovery Health Rebrands As Twist TV

Canwest Broadcasting announced today the launch of a newly branded, wholly owned digital specialty channel: Twist TV. Set to begin November 1, Twist TV will be available in over 2 million homes nationwide.

Fine Living to Shut down

According to various sources, it appears that Canwest specialty channel Fine Living will shut down sometime this fall. The channel is to be replaced with a new channel called DIY, Do-it-yourself.

TVO, Access and Knoledge Renew The Jungle Room, renamed The Ocean Room

Sinking Ship Entertainment is pleased to announce that TVO, ACCESS Alberta and The Knowledge Network have picked-up the second season of the reality pre-school series “The Jungle Room” with a title change to “The Ocean Room” to reflect the theme of season two. Produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment, the series tracks the day-to-day lives of several preschoolers to reveal the …

X-Treme Sports is Shutting Down

In less than two months, Canwest is shutting down another channel. As you might already be aware, Cool TV was shut down last july. Now, Canwest has decided that X-Treme Sports will cease operations on October 9th, 2008.

ACCESS Announces Fall 2007 Lineup

ACCESS is pleased to present its fall 2007 lineup. From the world premieres of the Canadian adventure series “Dream Chasers” and the exciting new quiz show “Merv Griffin’s Crosswords” to the hit sci-fi drama “Kyle XY” and the acclaimed comedy “The Starter Wife”, ACCESS’s fall season delivers the best in popular and engaging programming for the entire family.

Fall 2007 Programming Highlighs of Fine Living

New series airing on Fine Living this fall include Real Estate Confidential, I Want Your Job, The Shopping Detective, Shopping with Chefs, What You Get For, The Money: Vacations as well as Great Cocktails.

Fall 2007 Programming Highlighs of Discovery Health

New additions to Discovery Health Channel this fall include Resident Life, Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses, Don’t Die Young, National Body Challenge (2007), The Truth About Food as well as Dr. G: Medical Examiner.

CHUM Television Announces Programming Highlights for the 2007-2008 Television Season

CHUM Television today announced highlights from its 2007-2008 programming schedule. Premiering on CHUM this fall are the comedic spy thriller Chuck (NBC simulcast), the dramatic comedy Reaper from the CW Network, sci-fi thriller Kyle XY, Russell Crowe’s reality series South Side Story and This is David Gest, a reality series following the ex-husband of Liza Minnelli.