CBC acquires 100% of Country Canada

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The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Corus Entertainment Inc. announced today that they have reached an agreement that would see CBC purchase Corus’ 70% ownership stake in the digital service, Country Canada. As the CBC currently owns 30% of Country Canada, this agreement will give it full ownership and control of this Category 1 digital service, currently available to approximately 340,000 … Read More

NHL Network presents Toronto Maple Leafs Week

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NHL Network will showcase one of the Toronto Maple Leafs most rough and tumble Stanley Cup® playoff appearances with Stanley Cup Classics and the bone-jarring 2002 Conference Quarter-final showdown with the New York Islanders. Coverage includes all seven games from the notoriously nasty matchup beginning Monday, August 12 at 8:30 p.m. (all times Eastern) and continues the entire week with … Read More

Rogers to rebrand CFMT services

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Mr. Leslie Sole, CEO, Television, Rogers Media, today announced the rebranding of CFMT-TV and CFMT “too” under the umbrella label of OMNI TELEVISION. CFMT “too” will launch as OMNI.2, Monday, September 16, on channel 44, cable 14. The transition of CFMT-TV to OMNI.1 will be phased in over the next year. In the interim, all language news programming produced by … Read More