Radio & Television

CRTC approves horror genre Cat 2 specialty channel

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – The CRTC has granted a Cat 2 licence to operate a horror genre specialty channel, over the objections of The Movie Network and MPix. The commission has granted a licence to High Fidelity HDTV Inc. to operate Horror HD, a national English-language service devoted to horror and thriller movies and other programming, such as magazine-style shows, in the genre. High Fidelity indicated it wouldn’t air more than 25% of its programming in the thriller genre. Astral Television Networks had filed an intervention, arguing that Horror HD’s programming was too broad and would directly compete with Astral’s The Movie...

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.