The Global Television Network and Fox Sports International announced today that licensing agreements have been completed for the September 7 launch of Global’s new digital channel Fox Sports World Canada. Posted in september 2001
Wayne Gretzky scores 50 goals in an unbelievable 39 games. Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier slug it out in The Thrilla in Manila. Joe Namath delivers his Super Bowl III victory guarantee. Michael Jordan wins his first NBA title. John McEnroe’s antics at Wimbledon. Reliving the greatest moments in sports is what ESPN Classic Canada is all about! Originally posted …
Get ready for a blast from the past. Drive-In Classics, CHUM Television’s new digital channel launches Friday, September 7 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT with the post-apocalyptic action thriller Mad Max, starring Mel Gibson. Originally posted in september 2001
The Documentary Channel The Documentary Channel, licensed for Category 1 digital carriage, offers Canadian viewers a unique opportunity to examine issues and events through the medium of documentary film.
An independent TV station in Swift Current is closing its doors. CJFB will shut down on May 31, and 15 employees will lose their jobs. Posted on April 6th, 2002
The CBC said today the majority of its scheduled television programming in December will remain unaffected despite a strike by members of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union. CBC Radio programming will be largely unchanged. Originally posted on December 8th, 2001
Canada’s private broadcasters today will present to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, recommendations for public/private collaboration that will ensure the future of a strong Canadian broadcasting system. Originally posted on march 21st, 2001
There really is nothing to compare to Movieola ‘The Short Film Channel in Canada’, nor anywhere in the world. It is the first of its kind, a specialty channel which will do to short films what MuchMusic/MTV has done for music videos.
Packing an international programming punch and a homegrown attitude and focus, MTV will make its debut in Canada at 3:30 pm ET on October 18, 2001. More than just music videos, MTV will feature a locally programmed line up reflecting the spirit of Canadian youth culture. MTV in Canada will hit the airwaves with the unveiling of Select, a locally …
A Category 2 digital channel, EdgeTV is a music and entertainment channel for young adults with a passion for New Rock. Inspired by Toronto’s pioneering radio station Edge 102, EdgeTV focuses on the latest New Rock music videos, all-request programs and behind-the-scenes interviews. Edge TV is a digital music and entertainment channel for young adults with a passion for alternative …