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WOW! to Launch New Canadian Kids’ Channel


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has approved an application by WOW! Unlimited Media Networks to acquire from Bell Media the Comedy Gold channel, which it will revamp to focus on programming for youngsters.

The CRTC also approved WOW!’s bid to obtain a new broadcasting license to continue the operation of the service. WOW! Networks plans to relaunch Comedy Gold as a kids and youth channel that combines next-generation innovation with an immersive multiplatform experience.

Comedy Gold is a national, English-language discretionary channel in Canada.

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