Shaw adds to its list of multicultural channels

shawShaw Cable this week announced it is expanding its cultural programming with the addition of three networks – TV Polonia, Commonwealth Broadcasting Network (CBN) and TLN en Espanol.

The new stations will be launching in Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Victoria.

The addition of these networks brings the cable operators total multicultural programming to 18 channels, in languages such as Punjabi, German, Spanish and Japanese. Shaw offers the current multicultural programming: Asian Television Network, B4U, Alpha Punjabi, Fairchild, Odyssey, TV Japan, The Filipino Channel, All TV, ATN Cricket Plus, Deutsche Welle, Raitalia, Sony Entertainment Television, Phoenix (Vancouver only), NDTV (Vancouver only), Talentvision, TV Polonia, CBN and TLN en Espanol.

TV Polonia offers Canadians programming from Poland, including local broadcasting from Warsaw and two Polish radio stations available for $24.95 per month.

CBN focuses on programming from the Caribbean, and includes programs from Africa. The network also features a large amount of cricket for sports enthusiasts. It is available as a Pick and Pay Channel for $14.95 per month.

TLN en Espanol offers programming in 100 per cent Spanish and is available for $7.95 per month.

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