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Encyclopedia > Showcase Action
Showcase Action
Image:Showcase Action.gif
Type Digital cable specialty channel
Country Flag of Canada Canada
Availability National
Owner Showcase Television Inc. (Alliance Atlantis)
Launch date 2001
Website showcase.ca/action

Showcase Action is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel, which features action movies and television series aimed primarily at men. It is owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications and is a spin-off channel of Showcase Television. Image File history File links Showcase_Action. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... Category 2 channels are Canadian television channels defined by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission which may be carried, optionally, by all digital cable television and direct broadcast satellite providers. ... Digital cable is a term for a type of cable digital television that delivers more channels than possible with analog cable by using digital video compression. ... The term television channel generally refers to either a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart (both outlined below). ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ... Showcase Television, now often just Showcase, is a Canadian cable specialty television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis. ...


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External link

  • Official Site
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 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 Communications and The E.W. Scripps Company. ... Food Network is a Canadian cable television specialty channel based in Toronto. ... HGTV Canada, which stands for Home & Garden Television is a Canadian cable television specialty channel owned and operated by Alliance Atlantis Communications (80. ... 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 dramatic and non-fiction independent films; documentaries and television series about the film making process and the world of filmmakers. ... 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. ... Scream is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel owned by Corus Entertainment and Alliance Atlantis Communications. ... Showcase Television, now often just Showcase, is a Canadian cable specialty television channel owned by Alliance Atlantis. ... Showcase Diva is a Canadian category 2 digital cable television channel. ...


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globeandmail.com - Canada's best source for news continuously updated from The Globe and Mail (602 words)
Showcase wanted to tap into its largely male audience and create a newer channel with more explosions and gunfire, with a few fight and chase scenes thrown in to boot.
Actions are meant to speak louder than words on this channel.
Showcase is hoping its tough brother will become "action central," said Emily Morgan, the director of programming.
Showcase - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (127 words)
A showcase is a performance or exhibit highlighting the work of a performer or group of performers, a particular culture or ethnic group, or of a nationality.
Showcases may be presented in theatre, music, art or dance.
For the comic book series published by DC Comics, see Showcase (comic book).
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