Comment: It appears that the programming agreement for CTV entertainment content will not be affected.Global News is proud to announce that Channel 12 Durham, a Corus Entertainment-owned television station, will become the newest member of the Global News family. To be known as Global Durham, the station will feature expanded regional coverage while maintaining its focus on the local stories that matter most to its viewers.
Anchored by Lindsay Dunn, the channel 12 newscast will continue to air from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with additional airings at 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m ET.
Starting Monday, October 31, the show will have a fresh look featuring new branding as Global Durham. It will air alongside other Global programming including Toronto’s Global News at 5:30 & 6 and Global National.
Dan Carter, a valuable member of the Channel 12 Durham family and a pillar of the community will be taking a step back from his role as Executive Producer to focus on his duties as Regional Councillor for the City of Oshawa.
“Channel 12 Durham has been my passion project and I’m very proud of how far it’s come,” said Dan Carter, Regional Councillor, City of Oshawa. “I look forward to the next chapter for the station; I know Global News will bring much-needed updates and take the business to new heights.”
“Dan Carter has been vital to the station and we want to sincerely thank him for all of his contributions,” said Ward Smith, VP, Global News, Eastern Canada. “In coming together with Global Durham, we are once again underscoring our commitment to delivering relevant, comprehensive news coverage to all of our GTA communities.”
Global Durham’s new local and regional programming lineup:
- Global Durham newscast at 5pm
- Global News at 5:30 & 6
- Global National at 6:30pm
- Global Durham newscast at 7pm
- Global Durham newscast at 11pm