Radio & Television

Videotron scraps plans for MYtv, adds English-language content to MAtv community channel

MONTREAL – Videotron has decided against launching a separate English-language community channel, opting instead to add English-language content to its MAtv channel starting this fall.The Quebec broadcaster said that MAtv will air a minimum 20% English content starting in September, with five new English shows added to the schedule as "MYtv goes on the air as part of MAtv".  The community channel will also offer “programs that reflect the diversity of the city’s communities”, with local content making up 80% of its schedule, and 54% of that being public access programs created by the community.MAtv is working with partners such as the English-Language Arts Network...