CHCH News To Relaunch in September with a Return to Historic Call Letters

    HAMILTON, ON, April 24 /CNW/ - Patrick O'Hara, Vice President of Eastern
Stations at CanWest MediaWorks and General Manager, CH Hamilton announced
today that beginning September 2007, CH Hamilton will relaunch its local news
programming under the station's heritage call letters. CHCH News will feature
a fresh new on-air visual identity and will continue to serve the community
via local news and information programming.
    "For over 50 years, this station has embodied the spirit and personality
of the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions. The return to CHCH News is an
acknowledgement of the depth of this connection," said O'Hara. "We are
extremely excited about the renewed energy that this will bring in our drive
to deliver the most extensive coverage of stories, issues and events that
matter most in our community."
    Nationally, the network currently known as CH will be rebranded under the
E! banner beginning this fall. The network schedule will continue to feature a
mix of primetime network programming and will include the extensive library of
E! content during daytime, late primetime and weekends. Schedule details will
be available in June 2007.

    About CanWest MediaWorks
    CanWest MediaWorks Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CanWest Global
Communications Corp, (CanWest) (NYSE:   CWG; TSX: CGS and CGS.A, CanWest, an international media company, is Canada's
largest media company. In addition to owning Global Television, CanWest is
Canada's largest publisher of daily newspapers, and also owns, operates and/or
holds substantial interests in conventional television, out-of-home
advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and radio networks in Canada,
New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Turkey, the United States and the United

For further information:

For further information: Nicole Starker, Publicist, CH Television, (403)

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