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Encyclopedia > HGTV (Canada)

HGTV Canada, which stands for Home & Garden Television is a Canadian cable television specialty channel owned and operated by Alliance Atlantis Communications (80.24%) and The E.W. Scripps Company (19.76%). It consists of programs regarding the home and garden. Programs range from renovations, design, real estate, and remodeling. Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... A specialty channel or specialty service is a television channel, generally not available through conventional broadcast television, which consists of programming focused on a single type or targeted at a specific demographic. ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is a media conglomerate founded by Edward W. Scripps on November 2, 1878, originally known as the Cleveland Penny Press. ... Look up home in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. ... Renovation is the process of restoring or improving a structure. ... Design, usually considered in the context of the applied arts, engineering, architecture, and other such creative endeavours, is used as both a noun and a verb. ... Real estate is a legal term that encompasses land along with anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings. ... Renovation is the process of restoring or improving a structure. ...


During the 2003 North America blackout, because of its Toronto location, all Alliance Atlantis-owned channels aired the feed of this channel until power could be restored. The 2003 North America blackout was a massive power outage that occurred throughout parts of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada on Thursday, August 14, 2003. ...


Noted Programs

Debbie Travis Facelift is a home improvement reality television show produced in Canada for Home & Garden Television. ... Holmes on Homes is a Canadian television series airing on Home & Garden Television in Canada, and also on several other Alliance Atlantis networks in Canada (including BBC Canada and Life Network), as well as in Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. ... Mission: Organization is a home improvement television show on HGTV, that has the intent of reorganizing and redesigning living space, in order to bring order to a particular room of a home. ... The Weekend Warriors were local Sunday night radio talk hosts originating in Warren,Ohio with a conservative slant on the issues facing the world. ...

See also

  • HGTV

Home & Garden Television, better known as HGTV, is a cable television network in the U.S. and Canada. ...

External links

Alliance Atlantis Communications

Television Assets: BBC Canada | BBC Kids | Discovery Health Channel (Canada) | Fine Living Canada | Food Network Canada | HGTV Canada | Historia | History Television | IFC Canada | Life Network | National Geographic Channel (Canada) | One: The Body, Mind & Spirit Channel | Séries+ | Scream | Showcase Television | Showcase Action | Showcase Diva Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... Braun HF 1, Germany, 1958 Casio TV-470 pocket color television (RadioShack Pocketvision 25 in the US) Television is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound over a distance. ... BBC Canada is a general entertainment Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ... BBC Kids is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel aimed at children and teens, jointly owned by Alliance Atlantis and BBC Worldwide. ... Discovery Health Channel is a Canadian category 1 digital cable television channel with programming based on human health issues. ... Fine Living Canada is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis and in partnership with The E.W. Scripps Company. ... Food Network Canada is a Canadian cable specialty television channel. ... HGTV Canada, which stands for Home & Garden Television is a Canadian cable specialty television channel owned and operated by Alliance Atlantis. ... Historia is a Canadian French language television channel which presents programming about history. ... History Television is a Canadian cable television specialty channel which presents programming about history and some non-historical programming of military and technology interest. ... IFC which stands for Independent Film Channel is a Canadian category 1 digital cable television channel which features independent films and cult classics, uncut, with 8 movies airing everyday. ... Life Network is a Canadian cable television specialty channel owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications. ... The National Geographic Channel is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel that is owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and National Geographic Channel. ... Séries+ is a Canadian French language cable television channel devoted to drama owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and Astral Media. ... Showcase Television, now often just Showcase, is a Canadian cable specialty television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis. ... Showcase Action is a cable network in Canada, which features action movies and television shows such as The Dukes of Hazzard and Batman. ... Showcase Diva is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ...


 
 

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