Global Television Network

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Global Television Network
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Founded January 6, 1974 (southern Ontario only)
August 18, 1997 (national launch)
President Kathleen Dore
Company Corus Entertainment
Notable Series

The Global Television Network (known on-air simply as Global) is an English-language Canadian broadcast television network. It is owned and operated by Corus Entertainment. It airs a mixture of American shows and movies and original Canadian shows.

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History

Global affiliates (including city of licence and date of first sign-on)

Corus-owned

Station City First sign-on date Notes
CHAN-DT Vancouver, British Columbia October 31, 1960 Originally an independent station upon sign-on, then a charter CTV affiliate upon that network's formation on October 1, 1961; disaffiliated from CTV and joined Global on September 1, 2001, taking the Vancouver Global affiliation from CKVU-TV
CHBC-DT Kelowna, British Columbia September 21, 1957 Formerly a CBC affiliate until February 26, 2006; joined CH (later the Canadian version of E!) the next day; ceased its affiliation with E! and joined Global on August 31, 2009
CICT-DT Calgary, Alberta October 8, 1954 Formerly a CBC affiliate known as CHCT-TV until 1968, then as CFAC-TV; disaffiliated from CBC on September 1, 1975; known as CKKX-TV from March 1990 until September 6, 1993; joined Global on September 4, 2000
CITV-DT Edmonton, Alberta September 1, 1974 Joined Global on September 4, 2000
CISA-DT Lethbridge, Alberta December 1954 Formerly a CBC affiliate known as CJLH-TV until 1972, then as CJOC-TV until 1976; disaffiliated from CBC on September 1, 1975 and was known as CFAC-TV-7 until March 1990; joined Global on September 4, 2000
CFSK-DT Saskatoon, Saskatchewan September 6, 1987 Joined Global on August 18, 1997
CFRE-DT Regina, Saskatchewan September 6, 1987 Joined Global on August 18, 1997
CKND-DT Winnipeg, Manitoba August 31, 1975 Formerly a Pembina, North Dakota station known as KCND-TV until August 31, 1975; joined Global on August 18, 1997
CIII-DT Toronto, Ontario January 6, 1974 Flagship station of Global
CKMI-DT Montreal, Quebec March 17, 1957 Formerly a CBC affiliate until September 13, 1997; joined Global the next day; licenced to Quebec City, CKMI's original main studio location until it joined Global, until 2009
CIHF-DT Halifax, Nova Scotia September 5, 1988 Joined Global on August 18, 1997
CHNB-DT Saint John, New Brunswick September 5, 1988 (as semi-satellite of CIHF-TV)
April 2013 (separate branding from CIHF)
Joined Global on August 18, 1997; known as CIHF-DT-2 until June 17, 2013

Independently owned

Station City First sign-on date Notes
CKSA-DT Lloydminster, Alberta/Saskatchewan September 23, 1960 Owned by Newcap Radio. Formerly a CBC affiliate until August 31, 2016; joined Global the next day. Was the last privately-owned CBC affiliate in that network until its disaffiliation. Although now a Global station, CKSA currently still uses its call sign as its station brand
CHFD-DT Thunder Bay, Ontario October 14, 1972 Owned by Dougall Media. Originally a CTV affiliate upon its sign-on; disaffiliated from CTV and joined Global on February 12, 2010. Although not owned by Corus Entertainment, brands itself as Global Thunder Bay, in line with Global owned-and-operated stations
CJON-DT St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador September 6, 1955 Owned by Stirling Communications International. Formerly a CBC affiliate until September 30, 1964; joined CTV the next day; ceased its primary affiliation with CTV in 2002. Technically an independent station, it uses the station brand NTV instead of Global branding and sublicences entertainment programming from Global and other sources, and news programming from CTV and Global

Former affiliates

Station City First sign-on date Date of disaffiliation New affiliation Notes
CKVU-DT Vancouver, British Columbia September 1, 1976 September 1, 2001 Independent Joined Global on August 18, 1997; currently owned by Rogers Communications as a City O&O station
CJBN-TV Kenora, Ontario 1980 January 27, 2017 N/A Owned by Shaw Communications, former parent company of Global TV. Formerly a CTV affiliate until November 30, 2011; joined Global the next day. Although a Global station thereafter, CJBN continued to use its call sign as its station brand. Ceased operations on January 27, 2017 due to Shaw filing with the CRTC to revoke the station's licence

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