BCE Bell Media Specialty Services other than Sports

BCE
Bell Media
Specialty Services other than Sports
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UPDATE
Update – 2013-04-22 – Discovery French did not launch on 21 June 2012.
CRTC 2013-310 – approved the change of effective control of Astral to BCE Inc., which includes a change of control of
Viewer’s Choice Canada Inc. to BCE through the acquisition by BCE of Astral’s 50.1% voting interest in Viewer’s Choice.
CRTC 2014-81 – approved the revocation of Viewer’s Choice Canada Inc.’s licence for the regional direct-to-home payper-view television programming undertaking known as Viewer’s Choice Canada.
Update – 2014-04-15 – the specialty service known as MuchMoreMusic changed name to M3.
Update – 2014-10-06 – Viewer’s Choice is no longer in operation.
SEE ALSO
143
143a
143b
143c
143d
143i
143k
143l
143n
143p
 BCE - Corporate Structure
 Bell Canada & CNQI (distribution ON & QC & VOD)
 Bell Aliant (distribution Atlantic, Ontario & Quebec; VOD & PPV)
 Northwestel (VOD)
 Bell ExpressVU (Bell TV)
 Bell Media TV
 Bell Media (Sports Specialty Services)
 Bell Media TV (Specialty Services other than Sports)
 Bell Media Radio
 Bell Media – Astral (Radio, TV & Specialty Services)
NOTICE
The CRTC ownership charts reflect the transactions approved by the Commission and are based on information supplied
by licensees. The CRTC does not assume any responsibility for discrepancies between its charts and data from outside
sources or for errors or omissions which they may contain.
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APPENDIX
Notes: The percentages in this chart refer to voting rights only.
OWNERSHIP
For the ownership of BCE Inc., see chart 143.
Bell Canada holds 100% of Bell Media Inc.
Bell Media Inc. holds 100% of:
 Learning and Skills Television of Alberta Limited and
 3578704 Canada Inc.
3578704 Canada Inc. holds 80% in CTV Specialty Television Inc. The other 20% is held by 3167488 Canada Inc. (ESPN
Sub), a non-Canadian corporation.
CTV Specialty Television Inc. holds 100% of CTV Specialty Television Enterprises Inc. (see chart 143K).
CTV Specialty Television Enterprises Inc. holds:
 100% of 3922120 Canada Inc. (parent corporation of Discovery Science Canada Company described below)
 100% of 3922111 Canada Inc. (parent corporation of Animal Planet Canada Company described below) and
 80%
in 2953285 Canada Inc. (described below)
Discovery Science Canada Company is held as follows:
 80%
by 3922120 Canada Inc. and
 20%
by Discovery Civilization North America, Inc., a non-Canadian Corporation, which in
turn is 100% held by Discovery Communications, LLC, a non-Canadian corporation held by Discovery
Communications, Inc.
Animal Planet Canada Company is held as follows:
 80%
by 3922111 Canada Inc. and
 20%
by Canadian AP Ventures Company, a non-Canadian corporation, which in turn is held as follows
 50%
by 2004370 Ontario Inc., a non-Canadian corporation, which in turn is held by BBC
Worldwide Limited, a non-Canadian corporation, and
 50%
by Animal Planet North America, Inc., a non-Canadian corporation, which in turn is held
100% by Discovery Communications, LLC, a non-Canadian corporation held by Discovery
Communications, Inc.
2953285 Canada Inc. is held as follows:
 80%
by CTV Specialty Television Enterprises Inc., and
 20%
by Discovery Service Inc., a non-Canadian Corporation, which in turn is 100% held by Discovery
Communications, LLC, a non-Canadian corporation held by Discovery Communications, Inc.
LICENSEES
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Bell Media Inc. is licensee of the following national specialty services:
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Bella (category B) (not yet in operation)
Bravo! (category A)
BookTelevision (category A)
Business News Network (BNN) (category A)
CablePulse24 (category A)
Comedy Gold (category B)
Confession (category B) (not yet in operation)
CTV News Channel (category C)
Discovery French (category B) (not yet in operation)
E! (Category A)
FashionTelevisionChannel (category A)
Investigation Discovery (category B)
Juicebox (category B)
M3 (category A) (formerly known as MuchMoreMusic)
Movies (category B) (not yet in operation)
MTV2 (category A)
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Learning and Skills Television of Alberta Limited is licensee of the following regional Satellite-to-Cable programming
undertaking:
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Discovery Science (Category B)
Animal Planet Canada Company is licensee of the following national specialty service:
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ACCESS
Discovery Science Canada Company is licensee of the following national specialty service:
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MTV (Canada) (category A)
MuchLoud (category B)
MuchMoreRetro (category B)
MuchMusic (category A)
MuchVibe (category B)
Space (category A)
SuperHero (category B) (not yet in operation)
The Comedy Network (TCN) (category A)
Animal Planet (Category B)
2953285 Canada Inc. is licensee of the following national specialty services:
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Discovery World HD (Category B)
Discovery Channel (Category A)
Bell Media also holds, indirectly through some of the above subsidiaries, interest in Dome Productions Inc. Exploration
Production Inc. and Exploration Distribution Inc.
See also charts 143i, 143K, 143N and 143P for other broadcasting undertakings under Bell Media ownership.
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