ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-447-1
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Route reference: 2010-952-1
Additional references: 2011-447, 2010-952-2, 2010-952-3, 2010-952-4 and 2010-952-5
Ottawa, 22 August 2011
Rogers Media Inc., on behalf of Rogers Broadcasting Limited and Rogers Sportsnet Inc.
Application 2010-1257-5, received 1 November 2010
Public hearing in the National Capital Region
4 April 2011
Rogers Media Inc. – Group-based licence renewals – Correction
1. In Broadcasting Decision 2011-441, the Commission confirmed the appropriateness of retaining the existing requirements relating to independent production for the various services for which the broadcasting licences were renewed in Broadcasting Decisions 2011-447, 2011-446, 2011-445 and 2011-444.
2. In paragraph 50 of Broadcasting Decision 2004-9, the Commission set out an expectation for the specialty Category A service Outdoor Life Network (OLN) relating to the acquisition of original, first-run Canadian programming from non-related (i.e., independent) producers. However, in Broadcasting Decision 2011-447, in which the Commission renewed the broadcasting licence for OLN, this expectation was inadvertently omitted for this service.
3. Accordingly, the Commission hereby corrects Appendix 5 to Broadcasting Decision 2011-447, by including the following expectation:
The Commission expects the licensee to ensure that a minimum of 75% of all original, first-run Canadian programming broadcast on Outdoor Life Network is acquired from independent production companies.
Rogers Media Inc. – Group-based licence renewals, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-447, 27 July 2011
Corus Entertainment Inc. – Group-based licence renewals, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-446, 27 July 2011
Shaw Media Inc. – Group-based licence renewals, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-445, 27 July 2011
Bell Media Inc. – Group-based licence renewals, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-444, 27 July 2011
Group-based licence renewals for English-language television groups – Introductory decision, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-441, 27 July 2011
Outdoor Life Network – Licence renewal, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2004-9, 21 January 2004
*This decision is to be appended to the licence.
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