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HI... I am here in London

WUAB was never noted as being from Lorian in 80s or 90s.

WUAB was noted broadcasting from Cleveland. I do not know it started to use Lorian instead of Cleveland.
 

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Discussion Starter · #44 ·
Rogers Cable Vancouver - March 1996

2 TV Guide Channel
3 CBUT (CBC - Vancouver)
4 Rogers TV
5 Knowledge Network
6 CHEK (CTV - Victoria)
7 CBUFT (SRC - Vancouver)
8 Information Network
9 KCTS (PBS - Seattle)
10 KOMO (ABC - Seattle)
11 CHAN (CTV - Vancouver)
12 KVOS (Ind. - Bellingham)
13 CKVU (UTV - Vancouver)
14 KSTW (CBS - Tacoma)
15 KIRO (UPN - Seattle)
16 KING (NBC - Seattle)
17 The Shopping Channel
18 Viewer's Choice Preview Channel
19 Cable Public Affairs Channel
20 Rogers Multicultural Channel
21 Weather Information
22 Value Plus Network
23 The Weather Network
24 Vision TV
25 YTV
26 CBC Newsworld
27 Women's Television Network
28 KCPQ (FOX - Tacoma)
29 MuchMusic
30 The Sports Network
31 Arts & Entertainment
32 The Nashville Network
33 Cable News Network
34 The Learning Channel
35 MusiquePlus
36 TV5 Quebec
37 CNN Headline News
38 New Country Network
39 Showcase
40 Bravo!
41 Life Network
42 Discovery Channel
43 **CNBC
44 WTVS (PBS - Detroit)
45 **WSBK (UPN - Boston)
46 **KTLA (WB - Los Angeles)
47 **TBS Superstation
48 **WGN Superstation
49 **WPIX (WB - New York)
50 Homes Plus Network
51 **Family Channel
52 **Superchannel
53 **MovieMax!
54 **Fairchild TV
55 **Talentvision
56-69 **Viewer's Choice
70 RDI
71-76 **Viewer's Choice
 

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Discussion Starter · #45 ·
Newton Cable Downsview - September 1989

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Toronto)
4 CFMT (Ind. - Toronto)
5 Canadian Home Shopping Club
6 CBLT (CBC - Toronto)
7 CITY (Citytv - Toronto)
8 CFTO (CTV - Toronto)
9
10 Community Channel
11 CHCH (Ind. - Hamilton)
12 CBLFT (SRC - Toronto)
13 CHLF (La Chaine Francaise - Toronto)
14 **First Choice
15 WGRZ (NBC - Buffalo)
16 WIVB (CBS - Buffalo)
17 WKBW (ABC - Buffalo)
18 WNED (PBS - Buffalo)
19 WUTV (FOX - Buffalo)
20 The Weather Network
21 YTV
22 CBC Newsworld
23 Vision TV
24 **Arts & Entertainment
25 **Cable News Network
26 The Sports Network
27 **The Nashville Network
28 **Headline News
29 MuchMusic
30
31
32
33
34
35 **Family Channel
36 CKVR (CBC - Barrie)
37 CHEX (CBC - Peterborough)
38 CKCO (CTV - Kitchener)

This was pulled from TV Guide. Not sure what was on channel 9, 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34.
 

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Discussion Starter · #46 ·
Trillium Cable - Scarborough/Pickering April 1993

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Paris)
4 CFMT (Ind. - Toronto)
5 Canadian Home Shopping Club
6 CBLT (CBC - Toronto)
7 CITY (Citytv - Toronto)
8 CFTO (CTV - Toronto)
9
10 Community Channel
11 CHCH (Ind - Hamilton)
12 CBLFT (SRC - Toronto)
13 La Chaine Francaise
14 WGRZ (NBC - Buffalo)
15 WIVB (CBS - Buffalo)
16
17 WKBW (ABC - Buffalo)
18
19
20 WUTV (FOX - Buffalo)
21 CKVR (CBC - Barrie)
22 WNED (PBS - Buffalo)
23
24 Vision TV
25 YTV
26 CBC Newsworld
27
28
29 The Learning Channel
30 MuchMusic
31
32 The Sports Network
33 The Nashville Network
34 Arts & Entertainment
35 Cable News Network
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43 **Family Channel
44 **TBS Superstation
45 **WGN Superstation
46 **Super Ecran
47 **The Movie Network 1
48 **The Movie Network 2
49 **The Movie Network 3
50
51
52
53
54
55
56 **WSBK (Ind. - Boston)
57 CKCO (CTV - Kitchener)
58 WROC (CBS - Rochester)
59 WHEC (NBC - Rochester)
60 CHEX-2 (CBC - Oshawa)

**Premium Channel

NOTE: Looking for channel locations for the following channels (If carried)

The Weather Network
Homes Plus Network
Auto Trader TV (Wheel and Wave)
Stocks Channel
Broadcast News
Ontario Parliament Network
Cable Public Affairs Channel
Value Plus Network
Viewer's Choice Preview Channel
TV Guide Channel/Prevue Channel
Country Music Television (US Version)
Sportscope
Telelatino
Chinavision
CNN Headline News
CNBC
KTLA (Ind. - Los Angeles)
Viewer's Choice 1
Viewer's Choice 2
Viewer's Choice 3
Viewer's Choice 4
 

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Discussion Starter · #49 ·
Here is the final Skyline Ottawa channel guide. The channels in bold are guesses. As always, if you know of any errors or omissions please let me know.

September 1989

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Toronto)
4 WNPE (PBS - Watertown)
5 CFGS (TQS - Hull)
7 CJOH (CTV - Ottawa)
8 CBOT (CBC - Ottawa)
9 WHEC (NBC - Rochester)
10 CHOT (TVA - Hull)
11 CBOFT (Radio-Canada - Ottawa)
12 CHLF (La Chaine Francaise - Toronto)
13 WROC (CBS - Rochster)
14 Vision TV
15 Carleton Univesrity
16 The Weather Network
17 CBC Newsworld
18 CBC Parliamentary Television Network
19 WOKR (ABC - Rochester)
20 CFCF (CTV - Montreal)
21 YTV
22 Skyline Cable 22
23 **Country Music Television
24 **The Nashville Network
25 **Cable News Network
26 **Arts & Entertainment
27 **MuchMusic
28 **The Sports Network
29 **First Choice
30 **Super Ecran
31 **Family Channel
32 **Le Canal Famille
33 Ontario Parliament Network
34 CBMT (CBC - Montreal)
35 Braodcast News
36 Canadian Home Shopping Network
37 CIVO (RQ - Hull)
38 Special Programming Channel
39 **TV5 Quebec
43 CFMT (TVA - Montreal)
44 **Financial News Network
45 **The Learning Channel
46 **MeteoMedia
47 **MusiquePlus
50 CKWS (CBC - Kingston)
51 Government Information Channel
52 Infovision
53 Stoks Channel
54 Prevue Guide
 

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Discussion Starter · #50 ·
Here is the first Rogers channel guide for the Ottawa system (Former Skyline system). Channels in bold are guesses. As always, if you know of any errors or omissions please let me know.

Rogers Ottawa - Sept 1991

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Toronto)
4 WNPE (PBS - Watertown)
5 CFGS (TQS - Hull)
7 CJOH (CTV - Ottawa)
8 CBOT (CBC - Ottawa)
9 WHEC (NBC - Rochester)
10 CHOT (TVA - Hull)
11 CBOFT (Radio-Canada - Ottawa)
12 CHLF (La Chaine Francaise - Toronto)
13 WROC (CBS - Rochster)
14 WOKR (ABC - Rochester)
15 Carleton Univesrity
16 The Weather Network
17 CBC Newsworld
18 CBC Parliamentary Television Network
19 Homes Plus Network
20 CFCF (CTV - Montreal)
21 YTV
22 Rogers Cable 22
23 Special Programming Channel
24 Vision TV
25 **Cable News Network
26 **Arts & Entertainment
27 **MuchMusic
28 **The Sports Network
29 **First Choice
30 **Super Ecran
31 **Family Channel
32 **Le Canal Famille
33 Ontario Parliament Network
34 CBMT (CBC - Montreal)
35 Braodcast News
36 Canadian Home Shopping Network
37 CIVO (RQ - Hull)
38 Viewer's Choice Preview Channel
39 **TV5 Quebec
40 **MeteoMedia
43 CFMT (TVA - Montreal)
44 **CNBC-FNN
45 **The Learning Channel
46 **Viewer's Choice 1
47 **Viewer's Choice 2
48 **Viewer's Choice 3
49 **Viewer's Choice 4
50 CKWS (CBC - Kingston)
51 Government Information Channel
52 **The Nashville Network
53 Stoks Channel
54 Prevue Guide
55 **MusiquePlus
56 **WGN Superstation
57 **TBS Superstation
58 CBC Parliamentary Television Network (French)
59 Infovision

Not sure if TV5, MeteoMedia and MusiquePlus had moved to basic cable yet. I know for sure that by spring of 1992 TV5 and MusiquePlus made their way to basic cable. MeteoMedia for sure was on basic by fall of 1992.
 

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Here is the first complete Rogers channel line-up for Ottawa that harmonized much of the packaging with other Rogers systems (Toronto, Hamilton, London). The channels listed in Bold are guesses.

Rogers Ottawa - April 1992

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Toronto)
4 Broadcast News
5 CFGS (TQS - Hull)
7 CJOH (CTV - Ottawa)
8 CBOT (CBC - Ottawa)
9 WHEC (NBC - Rochester)
10 CHOT (TVA - Hull)
11 CBOFT (Radio-Canada - Ottawa)
12 CHLF (La Chaine Francaise - Toronto)
13 WROC (CBS - Rochster)
14 WOKR (ABC - Rochester)
15 Carleton Univesrity
16 WNPE (PBS - Watertown)
17 CBC Newsworld
18 CPAC English
19 CPAC French
20 CFCF (CTV - Montreal)
21 The Weather Network
22 Rogers Cable 22
23 Special Programming Channel
24 Vision TV
25 YTV
26 TV5
27 MuchMusic
28 Viewer's Choice Preview Channel
29 Homes Plus Network
30 The Sports Network
31 Arts & Entertainment
32 The Nashville Network
33 Cable News Network
34 Canadian Home Shopping Network
35 Stocks/Voiceprint
36 **CNBC-FNN
37 **The Learning Channel
38 **First Choice
39 **WGN Superstation
40 **TBS Superstation
43 **WSBK (Ind - Boston)
44 **Family Channel
45 **Super Ecran
46 **Viewer's Choice 1
47 **Viewer's Choice 2
48 **Viewer's Choice 3
49 **Viewer's Choice 4
50 CKWS (CBC - Kingston)
51 CBMT (CBC - Montreal)
52 CIVO (RQ - Hull)
53 CFTM (TVA - Montreal)
54 Prevue Guide
55 MusiquePlus
56 **MeteoMedia
57 **Le Canal Famille
58 Government Information Channel
59 Infovision
60 Ontario Parliament Network
61 Open Caption

Some slight changes were made in the fall of 1992 to add First Choice 3 and 4. Rogers did not carry First Choice 2 in Ottawa from 1992-1995.

Rogers Ottawa - October 1992

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Toronto)
4 Broadcast News
5 CFGS (TQS - Hull)
7 CJOH (CTV - Ottawa)
8 CBOT (CBC - Ottawa)
9 WHEC (NBC - Rochester)
10 CHOT (TVA - Hull)
11 CBOFT (Radio-Canada - Ottawa)
12 CHLF (La Chaine Francaise - Toronto)
13 WROC (CBS - Rochster)
14 WOKR (ABC - Rochester)
15 Carleton Univesrity
16 WNPE (PBS - Watertown)
17 CBC Newsworld
18 CPAC English
19 CPAC French
20 CFCF (CTV - Montreal)
21 The Weather Network
22 Rogers Cable 22
23 Special Programming Channel
24 Vision TV
25 YTV
26 TV5
27 MuchMusic
28 Viewer's Choice Preview Channel
29 Homes Plus Network
30 The Sports Network
31 Arts & Entertainment
32 The Nashville Network
33 Cable News Network
34 Canadian Home Shopping Network
35 MeteoMedia
36 Stocks/Voiceprint
37 **The Learning Channel
38 **First Choice
39 **WGN Superstation
40 **TBS Superstation
43 **WSBK (Ind - Boston)
44 **Family Channel
45 **Super Ecran
46 **Viewer's Choice 1
47 **Viewer's Choice 2
48 **Viewer's Choice 3
49 **Viewer's Choice 4
50 CKWS (CBC - Kingston)
51 CBMT (CBC - Montreal)
52 CIVO (RQ - Hull)
53 CFTM (TVA - Montreal)
54 Prevue Guide
55 MusiquePlus
56 **First Choice 3/CNBC+
57 **First Choice 4/Le Canal Famill+
58 Government Information Channel
59 Infovision
60 Ontario Parliament Network
61 Open Caption

+I may have mixed up the order for Le Canal Famille and CNBC.
 

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Here is an updated line-up from Rogers Ottawa in 1991

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Toronto)
4 WNPE (PBS - Watertown)
5 CFGS (TQS - Hull)
6 CHRO (CBC - Pembroke)
7 CJOH (CTV - Ottawa)
8 CBOT (CBC - Ottawa)
9 WHEC (NBC - Rochester)
10 CHOT (TVA - Hull)
11 CBOFT (Radio-Canada - Ottawa)
12 CHLF (La Chaine Francaise - Toronto)
13 WROC (CBS - Rochster)
14 WOKR (ABC - Rochester)
15 Carleton Univesrity
16 The Weather Network
17 CBC Newsworld
18 CBC Parliamentary Television Network
19 CBC Parliament (French)
20 CFCF (CTV - Montreal)
21 YTV
22 Rogers Cable 22
23 Special Programming Channel
24 Vision TV
25 **Cable News Network
26 **Arts & Entertainment
27 **MuchMusic
28 **The Sports Network
29 **First Choice
30 **Super Ecran
31 **Family Channel
32 Viewer's Choice Preview Channel
33 Ontario Parliament Network
34 CBMT (CBC - Montreal)
35 TV5 Quebec
36 Canadian Home Shopping Network
37 CIVO (RQ - Hull)
38 Broadcast News
39 Homes Plus Network
40 MeteoMedia
43 CFMT (TVA - Montreal)
44 **CNBC-FNN
45 **The Learning Channel
46 **Viewer's Choice 1
47 **Viewer's Choice 2
48 **Viewer's Choice 3
49 **Viewer's Choice 4
50 CKWS (CBC - Kingston)
51 **MusiquePlus
52 **The Nashville Network
53 Stoks Channel
54 Prevue Guide
55 **TBS Superstation
56 **WGN Superstation
57 **Le Canal Famille
58 Government Information Channel
59 Infovision

**Requires Decoder

As with other line-ups, channels in bold are unconfirmed and are guesses on my part. I have recently confirmed channel 32 was the preview channel for Viewers Channel (Feature Magazine published in 1991), TV5 on 35, TBS on 55, WGN on 56 (TV Guide). Still not sure if Rogers moved TSN and MuchMusic to the basic cable dial in the fall of 1991 or if they waited until spring of 1992.
 

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Ottawa Maclean-Hunter from September 1991.

This was the first revision by Maclean Hunter after taking over Ottawa Cablevision

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CIII (Global - Toronto)
4 WNPE (PBS - Watertown)
5 CFGS (TQS - Hull)
6 CHRO (CBC - Pembroke)
7 CJOH (CTV - Ottawa)
8 CBOT (CBC - Ottawa)
9 WHEC (NBC - Rochester)
10 CHOT (TVA - Hull)
11 CBOFT (Radio-Canada - Ottawa)
12 CHLF (La Chaine Francaise - Toronto)
13 WROC (CBS - Rochster)
14 Broadacst News
15 Carleton Univesrity
16 CFCF (CTV - Montreal)
17 CBC Newsworld
18 CBC Parliamentary Television Network
19 WOKR (ABC - Rochester)
20 Homes Plus Network
21 Canadian Home Shopping Network
22 Maclean Hunter Cable 22
23 Viewer's Choice Preview Channel
24 YTV
25 The Weather Network
26 **Arts & Entertainment
27 **MuchMusic
28 **The Sports Network
29 **First Choice
30 Vision TV
31 **Cable News Network
32 **Headline News
33 **The Nashville Network
34 **TBS Superstation
35 TV5 Quebec
36 **Super Ecran
37 CIVO (RQ - Hull)
38 Special Prog Channel
39 **Family Channel
40 Ontario Parliament Network
43 CKWS (CBC - Kingston)
44 CBMT (CBC - Montreal)
45 Stocks
46 Prevue Guide
47 **WGN Superstation
48 **Viewer's Choice 1
49 **Viewer's Choice 2
50 **Viewer's Choice 3

**Requires Decoder Box
Channels highlighted in bold are unconfirmed and are guesses on my part. Please post any corrections.
 

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Not sure how many people find this interesting but I thought I would start a thread for posting classic channel guides from any service provider in Canada. It's interesting to see how cable television has changed in Canada over the years.

I thought I'd get this thread started by posting a few from the cable system I had growing up.

Southmount Cable Hamilton (February 1984)

2 CICA (TVO - Toronto)
3 CKGN (GLB - Paris)
4 Community Channel
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Here's one from 2009!
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I actually have a line-up from St. John's in 1993.

2 WTVS-PBS Detroit
3 CBNT-CBC St. John's
4 Vision TV
5 CJON-NTV/CTV St. John's
6 CHSN
7 WXYZ-ABC Detroit
8 Broadcast News
9 Cable 9-St. John's
10 ASN
11 WDIV-NBC Detroit
12 CBFJ-SRC St. John's
13 Ad Channel
14 WTBS Atlanta
15 WSBK Boston
16 Family Channel
17 TMN
18 Weather Network
19 Sportscope
20 CBC Newsworld
21 MuchMusic
22 WJBK-CBS Detroit
23 TSN
24 YTV
25 CNN
26 CITV Edmonton
27 A&E
28 TNN
29 CNN Headline News
30 CHCH Hamilton
31 TV5
32 RDS
34 CPAC
35 Viewer's Choice Events
36 OnCable (TV listings)

Moviepix launched in October of 1994 on channel 18, bumping Weather Network to channel 19 and moving Sportscope to channel 50.

Here was the line-up from 1995-1997

2 WTVS-PBS Detroit
3 CBNT-CBC St. John's
4 Broadcast News/PPV Events
5 CJON-NTV/CTV St. John's
6 Cable Public Affairs
7 WXYZ-ABC Detroit
8 On Cable (TV Listings)
9 Cable 9-St. John's
10 ASN
11 WDIV-NBC Detroit
12 CBFJ-SRC St. John's
13 Homes Plus Network
14 TBS Superstation
15 WSBK Boston
16 Family Channel
17 TMN
18 Moviepix
19 The Weatner Network
20 CBC Newsworld
21 Vision TV
22 WTOL CBS Toledo
23 TSN
24 YTV
25 CNN
26 CITV Edmonton
27 A&E
28 TNN
29 CNN Headline News
30 New Country Network (Later became CMT in 1996)
31 TV5
32 RDS
33 MuchMusic
34 Showcase
35 Bravo
36 Life Network
37 Discovery Channel
38 WUHF FOX Rochester
39 CHCH Hamilton
40 Women's Television Network
43 The Shopping Channel


St. Johns line-up in Early 1998

2 WTVS-PBS Detroit
3 CBNT-CBC St. John's
4 Broadcast News
5 CJON-NTV/CTV St. John's
6 Cable Public Affairs
7 WCVB ABC Boston
8 On Cable (TV Listings)
9 Cable 9-St. John's
10 ASN
11 WHDH NBC Boston
12 CBFJ-SRC St. John's
13 Homes Plus Network
14 Viewer's Choice Preview Channel*
15 WSBK Boston
17 TMN
18 Moviepix
19 The Weatner Network
20 CBC Newsworld
21 Vision TV
22 WTOL CBS Toledo
23 TSN
24 YTV
25 CNN
26 CITV Edmonton
27 A&E
28 TNN
29 CNN Headline News
30 CMT
31 Headline Sports
32 RDS
33 MuchMusic
34 Showcase
35 Bravo
36 Life Network
37 Discovery Channel
38 WUHF FOX Rochester
39 CHCH Hamilton
40 Women's Television Network
43 The Shopping Channel
44 Family Channel
45 HGTV
46 Space
47 The Comedy Network
48 Teletoon
49 History Television
50 Outdoor Life Network
51 TBS Superstation
52 Golf Channel
53 CNBC
54 TV5
55 RDI
56 Infomercial Channel
57 CTV News 1
59 The Movie Network 4/Treehouse TV
60 The Movie Network 3
61 The Movie Network 2
62 The Movie Network 1
63 MoviePix
66 WSBK Boston
67 WPIX New York
68 WGN Chicago
69 KTLA Los Angeles
71-78 Viewer's Choice Pay Per View

Channels 59-78 where not initially available to all areas of St. John's and therefore TMN, MPIX and WSBK had duplicate positions until all areas where upgraded.
How Come Treehouse SHARES TIME WITH THE MOVIE NETWORK 2, 3 or 4????
 

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In those days, TMN2 started at 6pm, TMN3 started at 7pm and TMN4 started at 8pm. Since Treehouse was a channel for pre-school kids, it shared the multiplexed channel figuring the younger kids would be in bed by 8pm.
 

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Treehouse was always a 24/7 channel from when it launched in November of 1997. Rogers and many Cogeco systems typically shared TMN2 and Treehouse on one channel to conserve scarce channel space. Other systems like Shaw carried the 24x7 feed as did the two satellite carriers at the time (ExpressVu and Star Choice). Same deal with CNBC. Rogers would typically only carry the service from 6:00am-7:00pm and share it with TMN3 (7pm-3:30am). Shaw carried the 24x7 feed on many of its Ontario systems they acquired from Trillium Cable. Starting in Oct. 97, CNBC was pretty much carried 24x7 on all systems that offered it.
 

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Treehouse was always a 24/7 channel from when it launched in November of 1997. Rogers and many Cogeco systems typically shared TMN2 and Treehouse on one channel to conserve scarce channel space. Other systems like Shaw carried the 24x7 feed as did the two satellite carriers at the time (ExpressVu and Star Choice). Same deal with CNBC. Rogers would typically only carry the service from 6:00am-7:00pm and share it with TMN3 (7pm-3:30am). Shaw carried the 24x7 feed on many of its Ontario systems they acquired from Trillium Cable. Starting in Oct. 97, CNBC was pretty much carried 24x7 on all systems that offered it.
sometimes Rogers and many Cogeco Systems replace TMN2 with TMN3 and in St John's You would find TMN4.

If No TMN Network Appears, Just Some Rogers Systems in Ontario and BC Have Food Network because TMN Does Not Appear in Western Canada and it is the reason why Superchannel Exists in Western Canada
 
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