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Link: Is This The End For Hamilton’s CHCH-TV?

From James Bawden:

Is This The End For Hamilton’s CHCH-TV?
In those days it was a cocky independent servicing a huge swathe of southern Ontario. In 1971 southern Ontario viewers had their choices of a CBC station in Toronto (CBLT), a CTV affiliate (CFTO), and CHCH and that was about it.

TVOntario was just about ready to start.

If you had a powerful enough antenna you could also reach CBC’s Barrie affiliate CKVR and CTV’s Kitchener affiliate CKCO-TV. And then there were the Buffalo stations: CBS’s WBEN-TV, Channel 4, NBC’s WGR-TV, Channel 2, and ABC’s WKBW-TV, Channel 7 plus a wobbly PBS affiliate, Channel 17.

That was it. Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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