Media Alert - Métro14 Montréal Shows its Colours in a Big Way with a New Brand Identity and a Robust Primetime Line-up!

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 1 /CNW/ - Channel Zero announced today plans for its Montréal TV station formerly known as CJNT. Starting tomorrow at 6am, the station takes on a brand new name, a brand new look, and delivers a hearty line-up that serves the programming interests of TV viewers in Montréal and across Canada.

  • New Métro14 Montréal debuts, with a fresh new look and feel for the station
  • Refreshed primetime line-up stronger than ever with hit dramas, investigative news series, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Nightline late night
  • The best music videos from Indie to Top 40 and Top Franco, as well as award-winning international features and short films, presented in original version with English sub-titles

New Brand Identity
"The new identity of Métro14 Montréal is based on what the station represents and its core target. It's Montréal! It's vibrant, it's fresh, and it speaks many languages and addresses viewers from varying multi-cultural backgrounds. Métro14 is not your run-of-the-mill conventional TV station.  It's unique to the greater Montréal market and offers something for everyone," says Chris Fuoco, VP of Sales and Marketing, Channel Zero Inc.

Our Programming Offer
"The new programming schedule on Métro14 Montréal is unparalleled in the Montréal market," adds Romen Podzyhun, Chairman and CEO, Channel Zero Inc.  "It's a one-stop shop, serving a wide audience with a diverse mix of music, drama, sports, and news magazine programming. We're thrilled to bring viewers one of the most exciting line-up in years."

Prime-time on Métro14 Montréal

  • Chuck - Mondays at 8pm

  • Smallville - Fridays at 8pm

  • Supernatural - Fridays at 9pm

  • 20/20 - Fridays at 10pm

  • 48 Hours Mystery - Saturdays at 10pm

  • 60 Minutes -  Sundays at 7pm

  • Nightline - Weeknights at 11:35pm

  • Jimmy Kimmel Live - Weeknights at Midnight

  • NBA Game of the Week - Sunday afternoons

  • Métro14 Montréal also airs a great variety of music videos, as well as acclaimed blockbusters and foreign films, and much-appreciated short films from Canada and abroad in original version with English subtitles

"We're thrilled about the positive response to Métro14 Montréal's new schedule from audiences and advertisers alike.  Métro14 represents one of the most exciting television media opportunities available in Montréal," says Geoff Thrasher, General Sales Manager, Channel Zero Inc.

Métro14 Montréal offers top-rated American news magazine shows and hit dramas in prime-time, plus a wide selection of music videos and foreign films.  It reaches over 1 million households in the greater Montréal area, with an audience mix of both English and French viewers and various cultural groups. The station is available in the greater Montréal area on Videotron's analog and digital cable 14, across the country on BellTV on channel 207, and in Ontario on Rogers' digital cable 122. Métro14 Montréal is owned and operated by Channel Zero Inc.

Established in 2000, Channel Zero Inc. is an independent Canadian broadcaster that owns two specialty channels, Movieola and Silver Screen Classics, and two over the air channels, CHCH in Hamilton and Metro 14 (CJNT) in Montréal. In 2006 Channel Zero started Ouat Media - a Toronto-based company that specializes in the worldwide distribution of short films.

SOURCE Channel Zero Inc.

For further information:

Isabella Federigi  Rhonda Messieh
General Manager  Marketing Manager 
Métro14 Montréal  Channel Zero Inc.
(514) 522-7019  (416) 366-9688 ext. 2071

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