Canadian TV veteran Switzer dies aged 61

Canadian television legend Jay Switzer has died aged 61 after a short battle with brain cancer. The executive is known throughout the Canadian media business for leading former broadcasting giant Chum, which owned CityTV (now City), launching networks such as MuchMusic, and more recently founding and chairing channels group Hollywood Suite. Switzer passed away peacefully […]

Museum becomes The Museum channel, secures Orange deal

The Museum HD offering has been rebranded The Museum Channel and has just launched on Orange’s new pay TV service. The high definition channel offers ‘virtual exhibitions’ from museums around the world. It is run by France-based Pure Screens, which also operates footage-based niche channels Nature, Photo, City and Ocean. On Orange, The Museum Channel […]