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Revised list of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution as of 26 November 2014

The notes located at the end of the list form an integral part of the authorization

WCVB-TV Boston/WKBW-TV Buffalo/WVNY Burlington/
WXYZ-TV Detroit/WJET-TV Erie/KSTP-TV Minneapolis/
KXLY-TV Spokane/KOMO-TV Seattle (ABC affiliate)

WBZ-TV Boston/WIVB-TV Buffalo/WCAX-TV Burlington/
WSEE Erie/WTOL-TV Toledo/WCCO-TV Minneapolis/
KREM-TV Spokane/KIRO-TV Seattle/WWJ-TV Detroit (CBS affiliate)

WHDH-TV Boston/WGRZ-TV Buffalo/WPTZ Burlington/
WDIV Detroit/WICU-TV Erie/KARE Minneapolis/
KHQ-TV Spokane/KING-TV Seattle (NBC affiliate)

WUTV Buffalo/WFFF-TV Burlington/WFTC Minneapolis/
WUHF Rochester/KAYU-TV Spokane/KCPQ Tacoma/
WFXT Boston (FOX affiliate)

WGBH-TV Boston/WNED-TV Buffalo/WETK Burlington/
WTVS Detroit/WQLN Erie/KSPS-TV Spokane/KCTS-TV Seattle (PBS affiliate)

KSTW (IND) Tacoma/Seattle

KTLA Los Angeles

KWGN-TV Denver

WGN-TV Chicago

WPCH-TV Atlanta

WPIX New York City

WSBK-TV Boston

WUAB-TV (IND) Cleveland

WWOR-TV New York City

1+1 International

2M Maroc

4E TV

Aaj News

Aaj Tak Channel

AAJ TV

Aapka Colors

Aastha Bhajan

Africa Box Office

Africa Sports

Afrotainment HD

Afrotainment Music HD

Aksyon TV

Al Arabiya News Channel

Al Jazeera*

Al Jazeera English

AlphaSat

American Heroes Channel

American Movie Classics

Ariana Television

ART America

ART Movies

ARY Musik

ARY News

ARY Qtv

ARY Zauq

Asianet Plus

ATV Home Channel (America)

AXS TV

Azteca 13 International

Baby TV

BabyFirstTV

BBC World

Beijing TV

BeIN Espa˝ol

Benfica TV

Benglavision

BerbŔre TÚlÚvision

Big Ten Network

Black Entertainment Television (BET)

Bloomberg Television

Bridges TV

Business Plus

BVN-TV

Cable News Network (CNN)

Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-Span)

Canal 52 MX

Canal Antena 3 Internacional

Canal de las Estrellas Latinoamérica

Canal SUR

Caracol Television International

Caribbean Entertainment Everyday Network

CaribVision

CBS Sports Network

CCTV 9 Documentary

CCTV English News

CCTV Entertainment Channel

CCTV-4

CCTV-Franšais

Channel [V] Taiwan

Channel One

Channel One Russia Worldwide TV

Channel-i

China Yellow River Television Station

Cine Bangla

CineLatino

Cinema One Global

CNN Headline News (CNN-2)

CNN International

Comedy Central

Consumer News and Business Channel (CNBC)

Court TV

Cubavision Internacional

Dandana TV

Dawn News

Dawn News (Urdu)

De Pelicula Channel

Deutsche Welle

Dragon TV

Duna World

DW (Amerika)

Ekushey TV (ETV)

El Gourmet.com

Esperanza TV

Eternal Word Television Network

ET-Global Channel

ETV Bangla

Eurochannel

EuroNews

Eurosportnews

Express News

Fox Business Network

Fox News

France 24 (English)

France 24 (French)

Future Television Channel

Game Show Network

GEO TV

German Kino Plus

GMA Life TV

GMA News TV

GMA Pinoy TV

Gone Viral Blog

Gone Viral Music

Gone Viral TV

Gone Viral Vogue

Grandes Documentales de TVE

Greek Cinema

HAITI HD

Headlines Today Channel

HIGHTV 3D

Hope Channel TV

Horizon Channel

HTV

Hunan Satellite TV

Indus Music

Indus Vision

ITVN

Jewish Life Television

Jiangsu International TV Channel

K TV

Kapatid TV5

KTO

LBC America

Lifestyle Network

Lifetime Television

LUXE.TV

Masala Television

MBC Channel (America)

Mezzo

MLB Network

MSNBC

Muslim Television Ahmadiyya

MyZen.TV

NASA Television

NDTV GOOD TIMES

NDTV India

NDTV Profit

NetViet

Network TEN (Australia)

NEW SAT

New Tang Dynasty Television (NTDTV)

NFL Network

NHK WORLD TV

Now BNC

Now Mango

NTN24

NTV Bangla

OUI TV

Oxygen Network

Paris-Première

Phoenix InfoNews Channel

Phoenix North American Chinese Channel (PNACC)

Planète

Planète Thalassa

Playboy TV**

Polsat 2 International

Premiere Futebole Clube (PFC)

ProSiebenSat.1 Welt

PTV Global

PTV-Prime USA

Punjab TV

Radio Television Portugal International (RTPi)

Radio-France outre-mer (RFO1)

RAI International 2

RAINews

RAI World Premium

RIK

Ritmoson Latino Channel

Romanian Television International (RTVI)

RTR-Planeta TV

RTV

RTV Palma

Russia Today

Sahara One

Sahara Samay

SIC Noticias

Sky News International

Sony Entertainment Television Asia (SET Asia)

Sony Max

Southeast TV Station

Speed Channel

Spike TV

Sport Plus

Star Chinese Channel

Star Chinese Movies 2

Star India Gold

Star India News Channel

Star India Plus

Star International

Sun TV

Supercanal Caribe

Suvarna

TELEFE Internacional

The Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E)

The Filipino Channel

The Golf Channel

The Learning Channel

The Satellite Channel of Southern Television Guangdong

The Silent Network (Kaleidoscope)

The Weather Channel (TWC)

TL Novelas Channel

TRACE TV

Turner Classic Movies

TV Asia

TV Chile

TV Globo Internacional

TV Japan

TV Land

TV Naija

TV Polonia

TV Record

TV3 Republic of Ireland

TV3 Television Network (New Zealand)

TV4 Television Network (New Zealand)

TVColombia

TVE Internacional

Utilisima

UTV MOVIES INTERNATIONAL

Vijay Channel

WMNB-TV: Russian-American Broadcasting Company

WWE Network

Zaiqa TV

Notes specific to particular services

*On the condition that the licensee has a condition of licence governing the distribution of Al Jazeera

**Playboy TV is only authorized for distribution at the specific request of a subscriber. Distributors are not permitted to package Playboy TV in such a way that subscribers are obligated to purchase Playboy TV in order to purchase any other programming service. Distributors are required to take measures to fully block the reception of both the audio and video portions of Playboy TV to subscribers that request it not be receivable in their home (in either unscrambled or scrambled analog form).

General notes

Authorization for the services on this list is subject to the following:

  • Providers of these foreign services must have obtained and must remain in possession of all necessary rights for the distribution of their programming in Canada.
  • Providers of these foreign services must not hold, nor try to obtain, nor exercise, preferential or exclusive programming rights in relation to the distribution of programming in Canada.
  • Licensees are permitted to distribute to their subscribers no more than two sets of U.S. commercial and non-commercial stations, unless otherwise authorized by the Commission. Specifically,
    • licensees not already authorized to distribute to their subscribers a set of U.S. commercial stations affiliated with ABC, CBS, NBC and/or FOX and a U.S. non-commercial station affiliated with PBS pursuant to section 20 or 48 of the Regulations, may distribute to their subscribers two sets of such stations taken from this list.
    • licensees distributing to their subscribers one set of U.S commercial stations affiliated with ABC, CBS, NBC and/or FOX and a U.S. non-commercial station affiliated with PBS pursuant to section 20 or 48 of the Regulations may distribute to their subscribers one additional set of such stations taken from this list. Licensees distributing to their subscribers two or more sets of U.S commercial stations affiliated with ABC, CBS, NBC and/or FOX and U.S. non-commercial stations affiliated with PBS pursuant to section 20 or 48 of the Regulations may not distribute an additional set of such signals taken from this list unless otherwise authorized by the Commission.

The list set out above includes the services appearing on the list set out in appendix 2 to Revised ist of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution - Annual compilation of amendments, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2014-18, 23 January 2014, as amended by:

  • Addition of Sport Plus to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-614, 26 November 2014
  • Addition of WWE Network to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-613, 26 November 2014
  • Addition of HAITI HD to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-578, 7 November 2014
  • Addition of 1+1 International to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-577, 7 November 2014
  • Addition of BeIN Espa˝ol to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-436, 20 August 2014
  • Addition of Punjab TV to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-374, 16 July 2014
  • Addition of Africa Sports to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-372, 16 July 2014
  • Addition of Canal Antena 3 Internacional to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-371, 16 July 2014
  • Addition of RAI World Premium to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-318, 12 June 2014
  • Addition of NetViet to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-317, 12 June 2014
  • Addition of Duna World to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-300, 5 June 2014
  • Renaming of Military Channel as American Heroes Channel on the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Reglatory Policy CRTC 2014-240, 16 May 2014
  • Addition of UTV MOVIES INTERNATIONAL to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-239, 16 May 2014
  • Addition of RIK to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-228, 9 May 2014
  • Addition of 4E TV to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-227, 9 May 2014
  • Removal of Star India One Channel from the List of non Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-217, 7 May 2014
  • Addition of The Satellite Channel of Southern Television Guangdong to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-183, 17 April 2014
  • Addition of Business Plus to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-121, 17 March 2014
  • Addition of Business Plus to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-73, 19 February 2014
  • Addition of Zaiqa TV to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-72, 19 February 2014
  • Addition of NTN24 to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-66, 17 February 2014
  • Addition of Aaj News to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-65, 17 February 2014
  • Addition of Sky News International to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-63, 17 February 2014
  • Addition of Gone Viral Blog, Gone Viral Music and Gone Viral Vogue to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-54, 12 February 2014
  • Addition of Star International to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-35, 31 January 2014
  • Addition of TV Record to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-21, 24 January 2014
  • Addition of Cinema One Global to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-20, 24 January 2014
  • Addition of Lifestyle Network to the List of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-19, 24 January 2014