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CFTK-TV
CFTK.svg
City of license Terrace, British Columbia
Branding CFTK-TV
Channels Analog: 3 (VHF)
Digital: allocated 35 (UHF)
Translators 6 CFTK-TV-1 Prince Rupert
Affiliations CBC
Owner Astral Media, Inc.
First air date November 1, 1962
Call letters’ meaning CF Terrace and Kitimat
Transmitter Power CFTK-TV: 13.8 kW
CFTK-TV-1: 2.44 kW
Height CFTK-TV: 453.5 m
CFTK-TV-1: 593.8 m
Transmitter Coordinates CFTK-TV:
54°31′4″N 128°28′21″W / 54.51778°N 128.4725°W / 54.51778; -128.4725
CFTK-TV-1:
54°17′4″N 130°18′54″W / 54.28444°N 130.315°W / 54.28444; -130.315 (CFTK-TV-1)
Website CFTK-TV

CFTK-TV is a television station in Terrace, British Columbia, broadcasting on channel 3. It is owned by Astral Media and is the CBC Television affiliate in that city. The station also has a repeater in Prince Rupert, broadcasting on Channel 6.

CFTK went on the air for the first time on November 1, 1962. Standard Broadcasting acquired CFTK from Telemedia in 2002. Telemedia had owned CFTK since 1999.

The station was originally part of a two-station "sub-network" called Northern Television (NTV) since the early 1990s, until 2002, when it was disbanded and re-launched as Great West Television (joined by CKPG-TV). NTV and GWTV's programming consisted of mainly American shows imported and aired on CHUM Limited's NewNet/A-Channel stations, mixed with CBC's own programming. Great West Television itself would later become virtually non-existent in October of 2006, for reasons below.

With CBC Television going to a 24-hour schedule beginning in October 2006, CFTK-TV has increased the amount of CBC programming in its schedule, leaving only local news in its schedule and eliminating syndicated shows altogether; this, in effect, has made CFTK-TV into a semi-satellite of Vancouver's CBUT.

CFTK newscasts are 6-7PM, 11PM-12 midnight weekdays. There are no weekend newscasts.

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