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CTV sci-fi

Get into worlds with no limits, where fans connect to the heroes and galaxies we dare to imagine.


Jan 31 – Feb 23

Link TV: 164
Basic TV: 47 


Journey into the compelling and complex world of Crime + Investigation with the definitive mix of television’s current suspense and crime drama franchises and riveting unscripted series that take viewers on an emotional and gripping journey into the world of criminal investigation.


Feb 1 – Feb 28

Link TV: 220
Basic TV: 591 


DTOUR™ diverges off the beaten path with eyeopening programming that reveals the drama, entertainment and ideas behind the everyday and the extraordinary. Led by the most engaging personalities, the channel’s exclusive content broadens horizons and fulfills ongoing curiosity.


Feb 1 – Feb 28

Link TV: 144
Basic TV: 52


Makeful is a lifestyle specialty channel celebrating the maker community and the creation of one-of-a-kind, handmade goods. Featuring passionate, entertaining makers who share their ideas and provide inspiration, Makeful’s programming combines food, design, style and DIY series.

Jan 30 – Apr 2

Link TV: 148


smithsonian channel

Smithsonian Channel™ is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment. As a joint venture, Smithsonian Channel combines the storytelling prowess of Showtime Networks with the unmatched resources and rich traditions of the Smithsonian Institution. We create award-winning programming that shines new light on popular genres such as: air and space, history, science, nature, and pop culture.

Jan 30 – Apr 2

Link TV: 176
Basic TV: 274



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With exclusive programming and buzz-worthy personalities, Slice™ offers the perfect escape for women on the go. Hosting the biggest reality, drama and movie titles, Slice™ is the go-to destination for hit shows featuring relatable topics that are relevant to women.

Jan 1 – Jan 31

Link TV: 134
Basic TV: 284




National Geographic

Canada’s #1 digital channel is full of compelling, thrilling and daring series. It’s smart, innovative programming that inspires as it questions what we know, how we view the world and what drives us forward.

Jan 1 – Jan 31

Link TV: 232
Basic TV: 265


one tv

Where Body, Mind, Spirit and Love intersect to make A Better You! Get yoga. Get pilates. Get travel. Get cooking. Get inspired. Only channel ONE gives you the best shows for the best you.

Jan 1 – Jan 31

Link TV: 123
Basic TV: 589


CTV drama, comedy, life and sci-fi

These four specialty CTV channels are on free preview! Get into shows that inspire, addictive stories, sit-coms, light-night talk shows, and worlds with no limits.


Dec 22 – Jan 10

Link TV: 153, 240, 252, 153
Basic TV: 281, 253, 660, 47 


Food Network brings iconic characters together through inspiring food stories. From engaging, passionate chefs to dramatic culinary competitions and behind the scenes access to the food industry, Food Network serves up an appetizing schedule of programs from Canada and around the world.


Dec 19 to Jan 3

Link TV: 145
Basic TV: 569



HGTV is the hottest address for the most compelling and entertaining stories about the connections people have with the places they call home. It’s hit series follow people through the emotional highs and lows of reno rescues, jaw-dropping transformations and property pursuits with the channel’s most trusted celebrity hosts and experts by their side.


Dec 19 to Jan 3

Link TV: 146
Basic TV: 46



HISTORY® is the best source for entertaining programs that bring to life authentic people, events and stories from yesterday and today; it is living history in the making.




Dec 19 to Jan 3

Link TV: 230
Basic TV: 51



The movies that shaped the 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s, uncut and commercial-free.


Dec 1 – Jan 5

Link TV: 320-323 
Basic TV: 292-295


Escape the ordinary and explore an unconventional entertainment experience. Turn to the network with the most unpredictable stories, the most unforgettable characters, and the best movies and series emerging from Hollywood. SHOWCASE – Beyond Ordinary.

Dec 19 to Jan 3

Link TV: 242
Basic TV: 526


w network

W Network is Canada’s specialty channel featuring entertaining movies and series with larger than life personalities and high stake stories where you can root for your favourite characters.

Dec 19 to Jan 3

Link TV: 136
Basic TV: 580

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