Canwest readies reality television specialty channel
Canwest will launch a new specialty television channel on July 1 called the Global Reality Channel, which will specialize in reality television programming. The channel will carry shows including Big Brother, Survivor, The Apprentice, Project Runway Canada, X-Weighted, Fear Factor, Extreme Makeover Home Edition and Deal Or No Deal Canada. "Reality viewers have a voracious appetite for this type of programming and we are pleased to give them a place to discover new shows, relive their favourite moments, or enjoy earlier seasons of hit shows for the first time," said Barbara Williams, executive vice-president of content at Canwest Broadcasting. "Global Reality Channel will offer viewers the best and biggest reality franchises."