Canvas (Belgian TV channel)

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Canvas
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Launched 1 December 1997
Owned by VRT
Picture format
Country Flanders (includes Brussels)
Broadcast area National, also distributed in:
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Formerly called BRT2 (1977-1991)
BRTN TV2 (1991-1997)
Sister channel(s)
Website www.canvas.be
Availability
Terrestrial
VRT DVB-T (FTA) Channel 2 (SD)
Digitenne (Netherlands) Channel 12 (SD)
Satellite
TV Vlaanderen Digitaal (Flanders) Channel 2 (HD)
Channel 101 (SD)
TéleSAT Numérique (Wallonia) Channel 601 (SD)
Channel 615 (HD)
CanalDigitaal (Netherlands) Channel 16 (HD)
Channel 292 (SD)
Cable
Telenet (Flanders) Channel 4 (SD)
Telenet (HD decoders) (Flanders)
  • Channel 4 (HD)
  • Channel 97 (SD)
Telenet (Brussels) Channel 103 (SD)
Telenet (HD decoders) (Brussels)
  • Channel 103 (HD)
  • Channel 197 (SD)
Telenet Channel number varies
Ziggo (Netherlands) Channel 52 (SD/HD)
IPTV
Belgacom TV
  • Channel 2/51/221 (SD)
  • Channel 31 (HD)
KPN (Netherlands) Channel 28
SNOW (Belgium) Channel TBA
Streaming media
Ziggo GO ZiggoGO.tv (Netherlands only)
Belgacom TV Overal Watch live (HD, Belgium only)

Canvas is a Belgian television channel, which forms part of the Flemish public broadcasting organisation Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie (VRT). Specialising in both original and adaptations from western Europe and North America, the channel offers: in-depth news and current affairs, non-mainstream entertainment, documentaries, arthouse films and other cultural programming.

The channel, launched in December 1997, is part of VRT's second network (VRT 2), which also carries occasional sports programming under the Sporza branding. The current network controller of VRT 2 is Bart De Poot. Until 2012, Canvas used to share with the children's channel Ketnet between 7 am and 8 pm; Ketnet has thus moved to its own channel and Canvas became a standalone channel.

Prior to the launch of OP12, Canvas broadcast from 8pm until around midnight to 1 am each evening. Now Canvas begins its broadcasts between 6 pm and 7 pm and ends between 11:45 pm or 12:30 am, seven days a week.

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Used from 1997 to 2008 Used from 2008 to 2015 Used since 2015
1997–2008 2008–2015 2015–present

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