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    Comedy Gold to be sold to Wow!

    CRTC Notice of hearing
    31 May 2018
    Gatineau, Quebec

    2. WOW! Unlimited Networks Inc.
    Across Canada
    Application 2017-1027-8

    Application by WOW! Unlimited Networks Inc. (WOW) for authority to acquire from Bell Media Inc. (the vendor) the assets of the national English-language discretionary service known as Comedy Gold.

    WOW is also requesting a new broadcasting licence to continue the operation of the service.
    (...)
    In the first broadcast year following the acquisition and in each subsequent broadcast year, WOW would devote, by condition of licence, at least 10% of the previous year’s gross annual revenues of the undertaking to the acquisition of or investment in Canadian programming.
    (...)
    Pursuant to the asset purchase and sale agreement, WOW would purchase the assets of the undertaking for $6,866,892.

    https://crtc.gc.ca/eng/archive/2018/2018-106.htm

    That sale was revealed by late october 2017 via a locked Cartt article. See here : http://discuss.channelcanada.com/sho...2653#post72653
    Last edited by InMontreal; 03-28-2018 at 09:19 AM.
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