Mediaset Italia (Canada)
Mediaset Italia logo
Telelatino Network Inc. |
Corus Entertainment (50.5%)
Italo Rosati (16.5%)
Romeo Di Battista (16.5%)
Joseph Vitale (16.5%)
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Sister channel(s)||Mediaset Italia|
|Website||Mediaset Italia Canada|
|Bell TV||Channel 698|
|Rogers Cable||Channel 784|
|Source Cable||Channel 505|
|Bell Fibe TV||Channel 698|
Mediaset Italia is a Canadian Category B Italian language digital cable specialty channel. It is owned by Telelatino Network Inc, a consortium primarily owned by Corus Entertainment. It broadcasts programming from Mediaset Italia, a television channel from Italy and local Canadian content.
Mediaset Italia Canada was licensed by the CRTC on September 6, 2006 as Italian Entertainment TV.
Mediaset Italia is the international service of Mediaset, the largest private broadcaster in Italy, founded in the 1970s by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and still controlled today with a 38.6% stake by his family holding company Fininvest, it features programming from Mediaset's three channels: Canale 5, Italia 1 and Rete 4.
Mediaset Italia airs top rated entertainment programming including comedies, dramas, reality shows as well as news and current affairs programs.