Community TV channel launched in Atlantic Provinces

Bell Aliant Inc. has launched its first community TV channel in the form of Community One in the Atlantic Provinces.

The channel, which will launch with two original programs, will give fresh perspectives on the people, places and events that make up the Atlantic Provinces.

“With over 85,000 Bell Aliant customers tuning into the best TV experience in the market, the time is right to start a community TV channel for the people of Atlantic Canada to share their stories,” says Dan McKeen, Senior Vice President, Customer Solutions, Bell Aliant.

“Community One is just getting started and we will continue to grow the channel and develop programs that showcase the talent, creativity and passion of Atlantic Canadians over the coming years.”

The two original shows will initially be Atlantic Journal hosted by Stephanie Beaumont and Sessions with Jimmie Inch.

Atlantic Journal will concern itself with news, issues and events in the region and Sessions will focus on the East Coast music scene.

Source: broadcastermagazine.com

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