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Action
Showcase Action.png
Action logo
Launched September 7, 2001
Owned by CW Media
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Formerly called Showcase Action (2001-2009)
Website Action
Availability
Satellite
Bell TV Channel 334
Shaw Direct Channel 611
Cable
Available on many Canadian cable systems Check local listings

Action (formerly Showcase Action) is a Canadian English language category 2 digital cable specialty channel owned by CW Media (a division of Canwest and GS Capital Partners). The channel features action-related films and television series.

Noted series

The following is a list of series airing on Action, as of Sept. 1, 2009:

History

Licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) as Action Television in November 2000 to Alliance Atlantis, the channel was launched on September 7, 2001 as Showcase Action, a spin-off of another Alliance Atlantis television channel, Showcase.

Original logo under Showcase Action brand

On January 18, 2008, a joint venture between Canwest and GS Capital Partners bought Alliance Atlantis and gained AAC's interest in Showcase Action.

Showcase Action was re-named "Action" on August 31, 2009.

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