Tbaytel has Restart TV
Here is the FAQ
What is Restart TV?
Restart TV allows you to start watching shows from the beginning, whether you tuned in halfway or at the end. You’ll never miss the start of a show again!
How do I know which shows are available for restart?
There are three ways to tell if a program is available for restart.
Shows that are available with Restart TV will be marked with a Restart TV icon Restart Icon in the Guide.
The channel banner at the bottom of the screen will display Restart Icon Restart TV if Restart TV is available. If you don’t see the channel banner, press the down arrow on your remote control.
When tuned in to a show, press the INFO button on your remote control. Shows that are Restart TV capable will display a Restart option on the left-hand menu.
Restart TV Menu Option
How do I restart a show?
There are three ways to invoke Restart TV.
Select a Restart TV capable show from the Guide by pressing OK on your remote control, then press OK to restart the show.
Press the down arrow on your remote control to bring up the channel banner, then press OK to restart the show.
Press INFO on your remote control to access Program Info. If the show is Restart TV capable, select Restart from the menu, and press OK.
Why are only some channels available with Restart TV?
Restart TV availability is based on content rights from the channel provider. Restart TV is available on many Tbaytel channels, and the list of channels is continually growing. Channels currently available with Restart TV include:
429 ABC Spark HD
338 Action HD*
516 AUX HD
571 Cartoon Network HD
522 CMT (Country Music Television) HD
425 CosmoTV HD
435 Cottage Life HD
419 Crime + Investigation HD*
205 CTV Thunder Bay HD (CKPR)
563 Disney Channel HD
550 Disney Junior HD
555 Disney XD HD
436 DIY Network HD*
615 DTOUR HD*
438 Food Network Canada HD*
443 FYI HD*
215 Global Thunder Bay HD (CHFD)
216 Global Toronto HD
217 Global Vancouver HD
608 H2 HD*
434 HGTV HD*
515 HIFI HD
960 Historia HD
607 History HD*
326 Hollywood Suite 70s HD
327 Hollywood Suite 80s HD
328 Hollywood Suite 90s HD
329 Hollywood Suite 2000s HD
428 Lifetime HD*
616 Love Nature HD
437 Makeful HD
337 MovieTime HD*
601 National Geographic HD*
618 Nat Geo Wild HD*
564 Nickelodeon HD
444 OWN HD
741 RadX HD
941 Series+ HD
403 Showcase HD*
427 Slice HD*
614 T+E HD
570 Teletoon HD
548 Treehouse HD
339 W Movies HD
426 W Network HD
558 YTV HD
* Fast-forward functionality is not available when in Restart TV mode.
Can I pause and rewind my show while in Restart TV mode?
Yes, you can pause and rewind a show in Restart TV mode. You can rewind up to the beginning of the show that you restarted.
Can I fast-forward while in Restart TV mode?
Most channels will allow you to fast-forward up to the point where the show is at on Live TV. However, a few select channels will not allow you to fast-forward while in Restart TV mode due to restrictions from the content provider.
These channels are identified above with the * symbol.
Can I record a show that I restarted?
No, you cannot record a show that has been restarted. You can only record Live TV.
How can I get out of Restart TV mode?
If you restarted a show by accident, or wish to go back to Live TV, press the EXIT TO TV button on your remote control.
How long can I watch a show I’ve restarted?
You will be able to watch a restarted show for a period equal to the duration of the show after the live broadcast has ended. As an example, if you have restarted a show that is one hour long and it is scheduled to end at 2pm on Live TV, you will be able to watch the show in Restart TV mode until 3pm.