Radio & Television

Channel Zero buys two E! stations from Canwest; plans major programming upgrades

TORONTO, HAMILTON and MONTREAL – We’re about to find out if a specialty service model (all-news plus movies) will work on an over-the-air station. As first reported by, independent specialty service operator Channel Zero is about to get a whole lot bigger. The company which owns short film specialty Movieola, classic movie channel Silver Screen Classics, film distributor Ouat Media (plus a majority stake in the AOV adult channel brands) announced this afternoon they have signed an agreement to purchase E!-branded CHCH TV Hamilton and CJNT TV Montreal from Canwest Global.Terms of the deal were not publicly disclosed but...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.