Newsworld International

Newsworld International (NWI) was an American news-oriented cable and satellite television network that operated from June 1994 to July 2005.wikipedia
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Current TV

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After several ownership changes, the channel was purchased by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and other parties in 2005 and became Current TV.
On January 2, 2013, it was announced that Current TV had been sold by Gore and Hyatt to Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera Media Network, which stated that it planned on shutting down the Current TV channel, retaining its off-air staff, and launching a new New York-based channel called Al Jazeera America using Current's distribution network, just as Current had done with its predecessor Newsworld International.

Trio (TV network)

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The network was launched on June 1, 1994, as a joint venture between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Power Corporation of Canada along with sister channel Trio.
Trio went on the air in 1994, then originally owned and operated jointly by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Power Broadcasting Inc. (a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada) along with 24-hour international news channel Newsworld International.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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The network carried a mix of newscasts from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and other international networks.

Al Jazeera America

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Gore and his partners sold the network to Al Jazeera Media Network in 2013, which like Gore and Hyatt before them, was mainly interested in taking over the channel's existing carriage deals, using Current's channel space to launch the internationally focused news channel Al Jazeera America that August.
Current TV, by coincidence, was formerly Newsworld International, an international news channel similar to Al Jazeera America run by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

CBC Television

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During the late 1990s, Newsworld International's Sunday evening newscast at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time aired on CBC-owned CBET in Windsor, Ontario as a replacement for the ABC family movie anthology series The Wonderful World of Disney, which aired on most other CBC stations in that timeslot (Windsor is part of the Detroit market for programming purposes, as such, stations in Southwestern Ontario near the U.S.–Canada border pre-empt certain U.S.-based programs whose rights are held by Canadian networks to avoid paying higher advertising rates).
From 1994 through July 2005, CBC Television's news programming was aired in the United States on Newsworld International.

The National (TV program)

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Until August 2005, The National was seen in the United States on the defunct Newsworld International channel; the program continues to be aired occasionally on C-SPAN when that network wants to provide coverage of a major Canadian news story, or a Canadian angle for a world or American event.

Vivendi

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In 2000, Newsworld International was sold to USA Networks for $155 million, which was subsequently acquired by Vivendi (which later merged with Universal Pictures to become Vivendi Universal).
Vivendi also sold its interests in Kencell (re-branded Celtel, Kenya), Monaco Telecom and Sportfive (which it held through Canal+ Group), and sold Newsworld International to the business partnership of Joel Hyatt and former Vice-President of the United States Al Gore.

Joel Hyatt

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In 2004, Newsworld International was purchased by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, who acquired it mainly for the channel's digital cable and satellite coverage reach, and were not interested in maintaining the network's existing format.
Hyatt served as National Finance Chair for the Democratic party in 2000, and is a business partner of former U.S. Vice President Al Gore In 2004, Hyatt and Gore purchased Newsworld International, a cable news channel, programmed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, which aired news programming from around the world.

CBC News Network

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It aired much of the same programming as the CBC-owned Canadian cable news channel CBC Newsworld.
Some of CBC News Network's programming also aired on the now-defunct Newsworld International, an American cable news network co-owned by the CBC and the Power Corporation of Canada.

Bill Cunningham (journalist)

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Newsworld International produced Special Assignment, a half-hour documentary series hosted by veteran CBC correspondent Bill Cunningham, featuring a different country in each episode.
He then returned to the CBC as a foreign correspondent and host of documentary programming for CBC Newsworld and Newsworld International.

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She then moved to the anchor chair at Newsworld International until it was dismantled and taken over by Al Gore's Current TV in July 2005.

USA Network

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In 2000, USA Networks bought Canadian media company North American Television, Inc. (a joint partnership between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Power Corporation of Canada), owner of cable television channels Trio and Newsworld International (the CBC continued to handle programming responsibilities for NWI until 2005, when eventual USA owner Vivendi sold the channel to a group led by Al Gore, who relaunched it as Current TV).

ITN

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Its ITV Evening News bulletin was shown on the Newsworld International cable channel in the US.

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The series also formerly aired in the United States on Trio and Newsworld International.

United States

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Newsworld International (NWI) was an American news-oriented cable and satellite television network that operated from June 1994 to July 2005.

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Newsworld International (NWI) was an American news-oriented cable and satellite television network that operated from June 1994 to July 2005.

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Newsworld International (NWI) was an American news-oriented cable and satellite television network that operated from June 1994 to July 2005.

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Newsworld International (NWI) was an American news-oriented cable and satellite television network that operated from June 1994 to July 2005.

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Newsworld International (NWI) was an American news-oriented cable and satellite television network that operated from June 1994 to July 2005.

International broadcasting

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The network carried a mix of newscasts from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and other international networks.

Al Gore

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After several ownership changes, the channel was purchased by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and other parties in 2005 and became Current TV. In 2004, Newsworld International was purchased by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, who acquired it mainly for the channel's digital cable and satellite coverage reach, and were not interested in maintaining the network's existing format.

Joint venture

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The network was launched on June 1, 1994, as a joint venture between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Power Corporation of Canada along with sister channel Trio.

Power Corporation of Canada

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The network was launched on June 1, 1994, as a joint venture between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Power Corporation of Canada along with sister channel Trio.

Canada

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It aired much of the same programming as the CBC-owned Canadian cable news channel CBC Newsworld.

Eastern Time Zone

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During the late 1990s, Newsworld International's Sunday evening newscast at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time aired on CBC-owned CBET in Windsor, Ontario as a replacement for the ABC family movie anthology series The Wonderful World of Disney, which aired on most other CBC stations in that timeslot (Windsor is part of the Detroit market for programming purposes, as such, stations in Southwestern Ontario near the U.S.–Canada border pre-empt certain U.S.-based programs whose rights are held by Canadian networks to avoid paying higher advertising rates).