CTV Television Network

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The CTV Television Network (commonly referred to as CTV) is a Canadian English-language terrestrial television network launched in 1961.wikipedia
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Global Television Network

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Since 2000, it is owned by the CTV Inc. subdivision of the Bell Media division of BCE Inc. It is Canada's largest privately or commercially owned network, and has consistently been placed as Canada's top-rated network in total viewers and in key demographics since 2002, after several years trailing the rival Global Television Network in key markets.
It is currently Canada's second most-watched private terrestrial television network after CTV, and has fifteen owned-and-operated stations throughout the country.

CTV 2

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Bell Media also operates additional CTV-branded properties, including the news specialty channel CTV News Channel, the secondary CTV 2 television system, CTV Comedy Channel, CTV Sci-Fi Channel, CTV Drama Channel, and CTV Life Channel.
CTV 2 provides complementary programming to Bell Media's larger CTV network – primarily newer or younger-skewing series which have smaller audiences than those on the main CTV network, and operates primarily in markets that overlap with the service area of an existing CTV station.

BCE Inc.

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Since 2000, it is owned by the CTV Inc. subdivision of the Bell Media division of BCE Inc. It is Canada's largest privately or commercially owned network, and has consistently been placed as Canada's top-rated network in total viewers and in key demographics since 2002, after several years trailing the rival Global Television Network in key markets.
In addition to its two major subsidiaries, Bell Canada (including Bell Aliant, Bell Mobility, Bell TV, Bell Fibe TV, Virgin Mobile Canada, and Lucky Mobile) and Bell Media (including the CTV Television Network, CTV 2 system, CP24 Toronto, and several other radio and television properties), BCE also owns 18% of the Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club, and (together with BCE's pension plan) a 37.5% interest in Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (owner of several Toronto sports franchises).

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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However, that branding was dropped before the network's launch when the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation objected to it, claiming exclusive rights to the term "Canadian". In 1958, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker's government passed a new Broadcasting Act, establishing the Board of Broadcast Governors (forerunner to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, or CRTC) as the governing body of Canadian broadcasting, effectively ending the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) dual role as regulator and broadcaster.
(At the time, all private stations were expected to affiliate with the CBC, a condition that relaxed in 1960–61 with the launch of CTV.)

CFRN-DT

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The first eight stations were privately owned; the Edmonton station was a CBC O&O, meaning that the existing station in that city, CFRN-TV, would lose its CBC affiliation once CBXT signed on. CTV has since launched HD simulcasts of CIVT Vancouver on June 1, 2004 (the terrestrial feed followed suit in 2006), CFCN Calgary on January 8, 2009, CFCF Montreal on December 1, 2009 (the free-to-air feed followed suit on January 28, 2011), CJOH Ottawa on December 1, 2009 (BDU only), CFRN Edmonton in January 2011, CKY Winnipeg in February 2011, and CJCH Halifax on May 11, 2011. CIVT is either carried on a higher channel number or unavailable altogether in the Mountain Time Zone portion of British Columbia, where CTV relies on CFCN or CFRN as its main carriers.
CFRN-DT, virtual channel 3 (VHF digital channel 12), is a CTV owned-and-operated television station located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

CTV Sci-Fi Channel

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Bell Media also operates additional CTV-branded properties, including the news specialty channel CTV News Channel, the secondary CTV 2 television system, CTV Comedy Channel, CTV Sci-Fi Channel, CTV Drama Channel, and CTV Life Channel.
On June 7, 2018 during the CTV upfronts, it was announced that Space would be rebranded as "CTV Sci-Fi", as part of a re-branding of several Bell Media specialty channels under the CTV name.

News broadcasting

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Bell Media also operates additional CTV-branded properties, including the news specialty channel CTV News Channel, the secondary CTV 2 television system, CTV Comedy Channel, CTV Sci-Fi Channel, CTV Drama Channel, and CTV Life Channel.
Canadian television stations normally broadcast newscasts between two and four times a day: usually at noon; 5:00, 5:30, and 6:00 p.m. in the evening, and 11:00 p.m. (there are some variations to this: stations affiliated with CTV usually air their late evening newscasts at 11:30 p.m., due to the scheduling of the network's national evening news program CTV National News at 11:00 p.m. in all time zones; most CBC Television-owned stations formerly carried a 10-minute newscast at 10:55 p.m., following The National, these were expanded to a half-hour and moved to 11:00 p.m. during the fall of 2012).

CTV Life Channel

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Bell Media also operates additional CTV-branded properties, including the news specialty channel CTV News Channel, the secondary CTV 2 television system, CTV Comedy Channel, CTV Sci-Fi Channel, CTV Drama Channel, and CTV Life Channel.
On June 7, 2018, during the CTV upfronts, it was announced that Gusto would be re-branded as "CTV Life", as part of a re-branding of several Bell Media specialty channels under the CTV name.

CBC Television

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The new board's first act was to take applications for "second" television stations in Halifax, Montreal (in both English and French), Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver in response to an outcry for an alternative to the CBC's television service.
Until 1998, the network carried a variety of American programs in addition to its core Canadian programming, directly competing with private Canadian broadcasters such as CTV and Global.

CKY-DT

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CTV has since launched HD simulcasts of CIVT Vancouver on June 1, 2004 (the terrestrial feed followed suit in 2006), CFCN Calgary on January 8, 2009, CFCF Montreal on December 1, 2009 (the free-to-air feed followed suit on January 28, 2011), CJOH Ottawa on December 1, 2009 (BDU only), CFRN Edmonton in January 2011, CKY Winnipeg in February 2011, and CJCH Halifax on May 11, 2011.
CKY-DT, VHF channel 7, is a CTV owned-and-operated television station located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

CFTO-DT

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On November 19, 2003, CTV launched an HD simulcast of its Toronto station CFTO, with the free-to-air feed launching in 2005.
CFTO-DT, VHF channel 9, is the flagship station of the CTV Television Network located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

CFCF-DT

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CTV has since launched HD simulcasts of CIVT Vancouver on June 1, 2004 (the terrestrial feed followed suit in 2006), CFCN Calgary on January 8, 2009, CFCF Montreal on December 1, 2009 (the free-to-air feed followed suit on January 28, 2011), CJOH Ottawa on December 1, 2009 (BDU only), CFRN Edmonton in January 2011, CKY Winnipeg in February 2011, and CJCH Halifax on May 11, 2011.
CFCF-DT, VHF channel 12, is a CTV owned-and-operated television station located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

CJCH-DT

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CTV has since launched HD simulcasts of CIVT Vancouver on June 1, 2004 (the terrestrial feed followed suit in 2006), CFCN Calgary on January 8, 2009, CFCF Montreal on December 1, 2009 (the free-to-air feed followed suit on January 28, 2011), CJOH Ottawa on December 1, 2009 (BDU only), CFRN Edmonton in January 2011, CKY Winnipeg in February 2011, and CJCH Halifax on May 11, 2011.
CJCH-DT is the CTV Canadian owned-and-operated television station, serving the Maritimes region, that is licensed to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

CFCN-DT

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CTV has since launched HD simulcasts of CIVT Vancouver on June 1, 2004 (the terrestrial feed followed suit in 2006), CFCN Calgary on January 8, 2009, CFCF Montreal on December 1, 2009 (the free-to-air feed followed suit on January 28, 2011), CJOH Ottawa on December 1, 2009 (BDU only), CFRN Edmonton in January 2011, CKY Winnipeg in February 2011, and CJCH Halifax on May 11, 2011. CIVT is either carried on a higher channel number or unavailable altogether in the Mountain Time Zone portion of British Columbia, where CTV relies on CFCN or CFRN as its main carriers.
CFCN-DT, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 29), is a CTV owned-and-operated television station located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

CJOH-DT

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CTV has since launched HD simulcasts of CIVT Vancouver on June 1, 2004 (the terrestrial feed followed suit in 2006), CFCN Calgary on January 8, 2009, CFCF Montreal on December 1, 2009 (the free-to-air feed followed suit on January 28, 2011), CJOH Ottawa on December 1, 2009 (BDU only), CFRN Edmonton in January 2011, CKY Winnipeg in February 2011, and CJCH Halifax on May 11, 2011.
CJOH-DT, VHF channel 13, is a CTV owned-and-operated television station located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

CHAN-DT

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It acquired several programs from CTV upon that network's launch on October 1, 1961; it would eventually join the network formally in 1965.

A Kin to Win

Other series such as Telepoll and A Kin to Win were introduced later in the inaugural season.
A Kin to Win was a Canadian television game show initially produced in Montreal in 1961, then aired on the CTV network in 1962.

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

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In 1958, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker's government passed a new Broadcasting Act, establishing the Board of Broadcast Governors (forerunner to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, or CRTC) as the governing body of Canadian broadcasting, effectively ending the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) dual role as regulator and broadcaster.
As Grey's Anatomy is on ABC, but is carried in Canada on CTV at the same time, for instance, the cable, satellite, or other broadcast distributor must send the CTV feed over the signal of the carried ABC affiliate, even where the ABC version is somehow different, particularly commercials.

CKCO-DT

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In 1966, the network's affiliates (which by this time included CJON-TV in St. John's, CKCO-TV in Kitchener, CHAB/CHRE in Moose Jaw/Regina, and the network's first and only U.S. affiliate, WNYP-TV in Jamestown, New York) sought permission to buy the network and run it as a cooperative.
CKCO-DT, virtual and VHF digital channel 13, is a CTV owned-and-operated television station located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

TVA (Canadian TV network)

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Each station would have a single vote in the ITO's operations, regardless of the size of the station's audience (CFTM, being a French-language station and therefore having little reason to collaborate with the other stations, would soon withdraw from the group; it would later emerge as the flagship of the first private French-language network, TVA).
When the network was formally organized in 1971, its affiliates ran it as a cooperative, much like CTV operated for many years.

CTV Drama Channel

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Bell Media also operates additional CTV-branded properties, including the news specialty channel CTV News Channel, the secondary CTV 2 television system, CTV Comedy Channel, CTV Sci-Fi Channel, CTV Drama Channel, and CTV Life Channel.
On June 7, 2018, during the CTV upfronts, it was announced that Bravo would be re-branded as "CTV Drama", as part of a re-branding of several Bell Media specialty channels under the CTV name.

Canada AM

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The network also has the country's longest-running national morning news show, originally titled Canada AM, (now called Your Morning since 2016).
Canada AM was a Canadian breakfast television news show that aired on CTV from 1972 to 2016.

CKCK-DT

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In a unique twist, the original Saskatchewan affiliate, CHAB/CHRE, was bought by the CBC in 1968 (and eventually changed its calls to CBKT, with the Regina station as the main station), allowing Regina's original station, CKCK-TV, to join CTV.
CKCK-DT, virtual channel 2.1 (VHF digital channel 8), is a CTV owned-and-operated television station located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

CJON-DT

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In 1966, the network's affiliates (which by this time included CJON-TV in St. John's, CKCO-TV in Kitchener, CHAB/CHRE in Moose Jaw/Regina, and the network's first and only U.S. affiliate, WNYP-TV in Jamestown, New York) sought permission to buy the network and run it as a cooperative.
Entertainment programming is licensed from Global and Yes TV, sports programming from CTV, and news programming from Global and CTV.

Telepoll

Other series such as Telepoll and A Kin to Win were introduced later in the inaugural season.
Telepoll was a Canadian talk show television series which aired on CTV between 1961 and 1965.