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CTV Television Network

television station

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)
Foundedby Spence Caldwell
SloganNaturally CTV
OwnerBell Canada
(Bell Media Inc.)
Key peopleJohn Raisman, President, Programming and Sports
Rick Brace, President, Production
Wendy Freeman, President, News
Mike Cosentino, Senior Vice-President, Programming
Launch dateOctober 1, 1961
Former namesCanadian Television Network (CTN) – pre-launch name
Sister channelsCTV Two
Official websiteCTV


  • 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"

CTV TwoEdit

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.