February 23, 2016
(Toronto) Bloomberg TV Canada, operated by Channel Zero, today announced the launch of its latest Canadian program, Bloomberg North, a 30-minute show airing weeknights at 6pm and 9pm ET. Starting this week, the show will deliver analysis on local and global business news to over six million Canadian households. Bloomberg North has tapped leading Canadian anchors Amanda Lang, Pat Kiernan and Rudyard Griffiths, who will explore the top headlines driving business and speak with industry leaders and decision makers impacting the global economy. Bloomberg North will re-air on weekends and full shows will be made available online at bloombergtv.ca.
“Bloomberg North offers a rare format – it’s a news series hosted by a different anchor each night. Every evening offers viewers the benefit of a unique presentation style and personality,” said Michael Bancroft, executive producer at Bloomberg TV Canada. “We could not be more pleased with the calibre of journalism this team brings to Bloomberg North and to our viewers.”
Bloomberg North show schedule:
Anchor: Rudyard Griffiths
Focus: How geopolitics moves markets and investing
Anchor: Amanda Lang
Focus: Biggest economic stories, debate-style
Anchor: Amanda Lang
Focus: Up close with the top minds and influencers in the world of business
Anchor: Pat Kiernan
Focus: Latest and greatest business trends. Live from New York.
Focus: Best of show
Click here for detailed show synopsis and anchor bios.
Since launching in November 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada has attracted notable guests to its debut show The Daily Brief with Pamela Ritchie, including Stephen Poloz, Bharat Masrani, Andre Desmarais, Bill Morneau and Dominic Barton. The channel’s schedule also delivers content from the network’s global feed, including Bloomberg’s flagship morning program Bloomberg GO, Bloomberg Surveillancehosted by Tom Keene, and Bloomberg Markets, which provides in-depth global markets coverage. Bloomberg TV Canada’s complete schedule can be viewed here.
“Early viewership numbers indicate strength in the morning,” said Chris Fuoco, VP Sales and Marketing at Channel Zero. “In the few months we’ve been on air, we are gaining ratings momentum and are catching the incumbent business news channel faster than anticipated. We’re also very happy to report that as of March 1st, Bloomberg TV Canada will be available in Quebec on Videotron, bringing the channel‘s reach upwards of 7.5 million households nationally.”
Bloomberg TV Canada is available widely to Canadian viewers on the following services: Rogers (Ontario and Atlantic) channel 81/187, Cogeco (Ontario) 817, Videotron 680/80 (as of March 1/16), Telus 817, Shaw 141, Sasktel 368, MTS 1146, Eastlink 664, and Shaw Direct 510 (Classic) and 153 (Advanced). A complete channel line-up is available here .
About Bloomberg TV Canada
Bloomberg TV Canada delivers the best of Bloomberg’s global markets information, essential Canadian business and financial news, and dynamic lifestyle programming to influential Canadian decision-makers. With input from 30 journalists in six news bureaus in major markets across Canada, and access to 2,400 journalists reporting from 150 bureaus in 73 countries worldwide – Bloomberg TV Canada becomes the first business and financial information source for Canadians, providing its audience with a critical edge by connecting them to a vital network of information, people and ideas. Bloomberg TV Canada broadcasts from the heart of Toronto’s financial district with studios at Brookfield Place and TSX. For more information, please visit www.bloombergtv.ca. Bloomberg TV Canada is operated by Channel Zero in Toronto.
For more information or to arrange for interviews, please contact:
Channel Zero/Bloomberg TV Canada, Rhonda Messieh, +1 416-492-1595 ext. 2071, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bloomberg, Amanda Cowie, +1 212-617-1689, email@example.com