December 6, 2016 2 months 3 weeks ago

MAVTV signs deal with CCSA; to launch in January

TORONTO — MAVTV Motorsports Network, in partnership with media executive Mike Garrow, announced Monday that a distribution agreement has been signed making the channel available to all 115 Canadian Cable Systems Alliance members across Canada.

MAVTV is set to start airing its motorsports content on Tuesday, January 10th as the launch date coincides with the live broadcast of the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, the largest indoor race in North America.

“For more than ten years MAVTV has offered unprecedented diversity in their motorsports content across America, and I am thrilled that fans across Canada will finally have access to this premier channel and its distinct approach to presenting all genres of motorsports,” said Garrow, president/owner of MAVTVCanada, in a press release.

“Owned and operated by Lucas Oil products, MAVTV has a wealth of experience in both the automotive product space and being a leader in producing, promoting and programming a wide variety of motorsports content, making the availability of MAVTV Motorsports Network in Canada a winning combination for racing fans,” he added.

“We look forward to working with Mike and his dedicated team at MAVTV and we are pleased to be able to offer and promote this service to CCSA members across the country,” said Jenny Bosien, CCSA acting president and CEO.

MAVTV will feature exclusive automotive and motorsports programming such as The Dave Despain Show, Full Custom Garage, Stacey David’s GearZ and Speed Sport hosted by Ralph Sheheen in partnership with National Speed Sports News.

MAVTV Motorsports Network benefits from Lucas Oil Production Studios, which produces over 300 hours of exclusive motorsports programming.

MAVTVCanada is operated by REV Sports Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Neon Star Sports & Entertainment Inc.