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For the weekend programming block on C-SPAN2 go to Book TV
BookTelevision logo.svg
BookTelevision logo
Launched September 7, 2001
Owned by CTVglobemedia
CTV Limited
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Website BookTelevision
Bell TV Channel 529
Shaw Direct Channel 594
Available on many Canadian cable systems Check local listings

BookTelevision is a Canadian English language category 1 digital cable specialty channel with programming relating to books and all forms of literature, media and related subjects. It is owned by CTVglobemedia.


Licensed as BookTelevision - The Channel by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in November 2000; it was launched on September 7, 2001 as BookTelevision: The Channel under the ownership of CHUM Limited. Shortly after its launch, "The Channel" was dropped from its name and logo to simply BookTelevision. On June 22, 2007, CTVgm gained control of BookTelevision as a result of its takeover of CHUM Limited.

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Coordinates: 43°38′59″N 79°23′25″W / 43.649701°N 79.390233°W / 43.649701; -79.390233



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