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Decision CRTC 2000-665
Ottawa, 14 December 2000
Salter Street Films Limited (OBCI)
Across Canada – 200008856
14 August 2000 Public Hearing
National Capital Region
On 24 November 2000, the Commission approved a Category 2 specialty television service to be known as Scream TV. 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 specialty television service dedicated to the horror genre. Primarily a movie channel, Scream TV will also develop original horror series and magazines shows that explore the horror phenomenon.
b) The programming must be drawn exclusively from the following categories, as set out in Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990:
7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7g, 11, 12, 13 and 14.
c) No more than 50% of all programming broadcast during the broadcast week shall be drawn from category 7d.
Broadcast day shall have the same meaning as that set out in section 2 of the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987.
This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined at the following Internet site: www.crtc.gc.ca
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