Radio & Television

From corn to porn, 4 new specialty channels approved

OTTAWA - The CRTC today approved four new national, English-language Category 2 specialty television channels. The new channels include Baseball TV from Rogers (sports), Northern Peaks (adult), eScapes (nature) and The Rural Channel with a focus on agricultural programming. All four channels are required to begin airing within the next three years.Baseball’s been very good to RogersThe CRTC has approved an application from Rogers for a national, English-language Category 2 specialty station devoted to the coverage of baseball called Baseball TV.Rogers is proposing to broadcast live Major League Baseball (MLB) games comprising a maximum of 10% of its programming schedule...