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Decision CRTC 2000-516


Ottawa, 14 December 2000


CHUM Limited

Across Canada — 200010570


14 August 2000 Public Hearing
National Capital Region


MuchMore ClassicVideo


On 24 November 2000, the Commission approved a new Category 2 specialty television service to be known as MuchMore ClassicVideo. The terms and conditions generally applicable to Category 2 services are set out in the public notice accompanying this and other decisions released today.


Conditions of licence


The licence, when issued, will expire 31 August 2007 and will be subject to the following conditions as well as to those set out in both Public Notice CRTC 2000-171 andin the licence to be issued.


Nature of service


a) The licensee shall provide a national English-language Category 2 music video specialty television service consisting of classic (songs more than five years old) music videos and related programs, including music and pop news or commentaries, interviews, concerts, profiles and specials, as well as music-related feature films and series or programs.


b) The programming must be drawn exclusively from the following categories, as set out in Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990:
1, 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7f, 7g, 8a, 8b 8c, 8b, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14.


c) No less than 65% of all programming broadcast during the broadcast week shall be drawn from category 8b.


d) No more than 30% of video clips shall be musical selections from music content subcategory 22 (country and country-oriented), as set out in Public Notice CRTC 2000-14.


e) No more than 15% of all programming broadcast during the broadcast week shall be drawn from category 7.


f) The licensee shall not broadcast more than one music-related feature film in each broadcast week. This film may be broadcast only once during the evening broadcast period, but may be repeated up to three times in other time periods during the same week.




Broadcast day refers to the 24-hour period beginning 6 a.m. each day.



Secretary General




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