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Global Television Network
Type Broadcast television network
Country Canada
Availability National, northern U.S. (terrestrial), parts of U.S. and Bermuda (via digital cable)
Founded by Al Bruner & Peter Hill
Owner Shaw Communications
(Shaw Media Inc.)
Key people Paul Robertson, President of Shaw Media, Barbara Williams Senior Vice President of Content, Troy Reeb Vice President of News
Launch date January 6, 1974 (launch of CKGN-TV)
1990 (as the CanWest Global System)
August 18, 1997 (national launch of Global brand)
Former names CanWest Global System (used in the 90s on non-Global branded Canwest stations)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Official website Global Television Network

Global Television Network (mainly called Global or Global TV) is a Canadian television channels. Along with CTV and CBC, it is one of the countries major networks. It is currently Canada's number-two television network.

The network started in a television station of the same name, in South Ontario. The national entity was known as CanWest Global System until getting the Ontario station's branding in 1997.


In Late 2009, Shaw took over Canwest's broadcast rights as of October 27, 2010. Global is a part of Shaw Media currently.[1]

Television listings

In television listings such as TV Guide, it is shown as GLO, GLB or GTV.


Spring 2014 schedule


Shows that originally aired in Canada have a red highlight.

  7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
Sunday Bob's Burgers American Dad! The Simpsons Family Guy Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey The Good Wife
Monday Entertainment Tonight ET Canada Bones Remedy The Blacklist
Tuesday NCIS: Los Angeles NCIS Chicago Fire
Wednesday Survivor Working the Engels About a Boy Chicago PD
Thursday Growing Up Fisher The Millers Parenthood Elementary
Friday Kitchen Nightmares Hawaii Five-0 American Dream Builders
Saturday 16:9 Haven Remedy Big Brother Canada Side Show Working the Engels


Currently broadcast

Late night talk/variety

Formerly broadcast

Late night talk/variety

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Beverly Hills, 90210
Blackfly (2001-02)
Boston Public (2000-04)
Brothers & Sisters (2006-2011)
Crossing Jordan (2001-07)
Dawson's Creek (1998-2003)
Day Break (Almost end of Fall in 2006)
Doc (2001-04)
Dollhouse (2009-2010)
Falcon Beach (2006-07)
Finder of Lost Loves (1984-85)
Friday Night Lights (2006-2011)
Harper's Island (Spring season in 2009)
Hotel (1983-88)
House (2004-2012)
Jack & Jill (1999-2001)
Kidnapped (2006-07)
L.A. Law (1986-1994)
Life (2007-09)
Life on Mars (2008-09)
Loving Friends and Perfect Couples (1983)
Melrose Place (1992-99)
Miami Vice (1984-89)
Millennium (1996-99)
NUMB3RS (2005–2010)
NYPD Blue (seasons 2-12; 1994–2006)
The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Partners in Crime (Fall season in 1984)
Queen of Swords (2000-01)
Runaway (Fall season in 2006)
Smallville (Season 1 only) (2001–2002)
Standoff (2006-07)
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Global HD

In October 2004, a HD version started airing, at the time, you had to have digital cable.


  • 1974: "Your New Point of View"
  • 1975-2006: "Global's got it!"
  • 2006–present: "on Global"


[[Category:Canadian television network