TORONTO, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - TVO is pleased to announce that beginning
August 21, TVO and TVOKids programs will be available for the first time
on Rogers On Demand.
Rogers On Demand will offer Rogers Digital Cable customers TVO and
TVOKids content free on channel 100 at any time. TVO on Rogers on Demand
will feature current affairs programs including past episodes of The
Agenda with Steve Paikin. Younger viewers will find TVOKids'
educational programs from Gisèle's Big Backyard (ages
2-5) and The Space (ages 6-9).
TVO documentaries will also be available for a rental fee of $1.99 per
movie on Rogers On Demand.
"In today's fast-paced world, providing viewers with more options is
something we are proud of," says Lisa de Wilde, Chief Executive Officer
"TVO content is designed to enlighten, engage and inspire and when we
are able to connect with more people in more ways, we make a greater
impact," adds Ms. de Wilde.
As TVO continues to increase its digital offerings, this month Rogers
has added the high definition version of TVO to its Digital Basic
package and has begun rolling out the service in the Greater Toronto
Area (GTA). In the coming weeks, TVOHD channel 580 will become
available for free to all Rogers Digital Basic Cable subscribers
in Ontario with an HD box.
TVO is Ontario's public educational media
organization and a trusted source of interactive educational content
that informs, inspires and stimulates curiosity and thought. TVO's
vision is to empower people to be engaged citizens of Ontario through
educational media. For more information, visit tvo.org.
Where to find TVO
Cable channel 2 (may vary in some areas)
HD channel 580
Bell TV channel 265
Star Choice channel 353
For further information: For further information:
TVO, Corporate Relations
416.484.2600 ext. 2281