Rogers Digital TV offers broadcast and on-demand programming in 20-plus languages, across 120 channels, available as standalone subscriptions or part of combo packages. Multicultural movie channels, 24-hour news channels and a host of primetime drama channels are among the recent channel additions.
Where: Channel 774
Mexico City-based channel Cinelatino broadcasts commercial-free Spanish-language movies in Latin America, the U.S. and now Canada. Hispanic blockbusters and productions from across Latin America, Spain and the U.S., such as Gigante and Sexo, pudor y lagrimas, are in- terspersed with interviews with celebrities and behind-the-scenes filmbiz news. tlntv.com/cinelatino.com
Where: Channel 819
Exclusively on Rogers in Ontario, this Canadian Chinese channel offers 10-plus movies daily including first-run releases. While the majority are Hong Kong Cantonese, some non-Canto films from mainland China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea are included in the mix, broadcast with Chinese (and sometimes English) subtitles. For movie trailers, visit lstimes.ca.
GMA Pinoy TV
Where: Channel 870
GMA Pinoy TV is the flagship international station of Philippines-based GMA Network. Here you’ll find the latest dramas and soap operas along with award-winning newscast 24 Oras and the popular variety shows Eat Bulaga and Bubble Gang. gmanetwork.com/international
Where: Channel 828
Exclusively on Rogers, KBS World is for Koreans living outside South Korea. The channel packages the best drama series, docs, sitcoms, news, sports, music and kids’ shows from the public broadcaster’s KBS1 and KBS2 channels in Korea, providing English subtitles for more than 90 percent of shows. alltv.ca
Formerly known as NDTV Imagine, this Canadian version of the Hindi-language entertainment channel sources its drama series, comedies and music programming from Imagine TV in Mumbai. Primetime drama highlights include Haar Jeet, Jamuna Paar,
Mi Aaji Aur Saheb, Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto and Baba Aiso Var Dhoon- do. For trailers, visit imagine.tv.
Where: Channel 795
Exclusively on Rogers and currently offered on free preview until May 31, this Italian news channel broadcasts non-stop news bulletins in Italian. rai.it
Where: Channel 808 (SD) & 577 (HD)
A branch of CCMN, WOWtv offers programming from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Vietnam. This channel broadcasts news, movies, dramas and live talk shows in Cantonese and Mandarin. Watch for Morning 360, the only live Chinese morning show from Toronto, and the Beauty of Asia pageant. wow1.tv