Hustler TV (Canada)
Hustler TV logo
|Owned by||Ten Broadcasting|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Sister channel(s)||Red Hot TV
|Bell TV||Channel 775|
|Shaw Direct||Channel 681|
|Available on many Canadian cable systems||Check local listings, channels may vary|
|Bell Fibe TV||Channel 775|
|Optik TV||Channel 900|
Hustler TV is a Canadian English language exempt Category B specialty channel. It is a pay television adult entertainment television channel consisting of explicit adult material, primarily pornographic films, aimed at male audiences. The channel's name is licensed from the American men's magazine Hustler. The channel is owned by Ten Broadcasting, a company owned by Stuart Duncan (80.01%) and LFP Video Inc. (19.99%).
In December 2000, TEN Broadcasting Inc. was granted approval for a television broadcasting licence by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for a channel called TEN - Channel 1, described as "a national English-language Category 2 specialty television service devoted to adult entertainment programming, including adult entertainment films, talk shows, phone-in shows and other programming on the theme of sexuality. This will range from entertainment material to educational and analytical material on sexuality and health."
It was Canada's first 24 hour subscription specialty service devoted to explicit adult content. Since that time, several other similar channels have been launched including Red Hot TV, which is also owned by Ten Broadcasting, and several other channels by various other owners. Before its launch, Playboy TV (USA) was readily available across Canada.
Big Ticket Friday
Every Friday night two movies from Hustler Video are featured for the month.
V.I.P. Night (Wednesday)
Viewers vote weekly from an online poll of three movies from a specific genre. The movie with the most votes gets played the following week.
Cougar Night (Sunday)
A movie featuring mature women is aired.
The Vault Classics (Monday)
A classic movie is aired. A classic movie usually means it was created anywhere between 1975 to 2000.
- "Relax It's Just Sex"
- "Hardcore Since '74"
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