CTV Television Network

Canadian television network

CTV Television Network (commonly referred to as CTV) is a Canadian English-language television network.

CTV Television Network
TypeBroadcast television network
AvailabilityCanada (via cable or antenna)
SloganNaturally CTV
OwnerBell Canada
(Bell Media Inc.)
Key people
John Raisman, President, Programming and Sports
Rick Brace, President, Production
Wendy Freeman, President, News
Mike Cosentino, Senior Vice-President, Programming
Launch date
October 1, 1961
Former names
Canadian Television Network (CTN) – pre-launch name
Sister channels
Official website

CTV stations


CTV has many TV stations around Canada. Some of them include:


  • 1961-1966 This is CTV
  • 1966-1967 The Colour Network
  • 1967-1974 It's Happening on CTV
  • 1968-1969 Pleasure Isle (TV promos only)
  • 1974-1985 For Those Who Want It All
  • 1985-1987 CTV Entertains You
  • 1987-1988 You'll See it All on CTV
  • 1988-1989 The Choice of Canadians
  • 1989-1990 Watch Yourself on CTV
  • 1990-1994 Tuned In To You
  • 1994-1997 This Is CTV
  • 1997-2005 Canadian Television
  • 2003-2005 Canada's Watching (alternate slogan)
  • 2005-2009 Canada's #1 Network



Since the 2007 acquisition of A Channel by CTVglobemedia as part of the takeover of CHUM Limited, media analysts had speculated that CTV may potentially extend its market-leading CTV brand to that network. It was first rebranded as A in 2008, then as CTV Two on August 29, 2011.