Le Canal Nouvelles
|Le Canal Nouvelles|
|Launched||September 8, 1997|
|Owned by||TVA Group
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Bell TV||Channel 127 (SD) Channel 1884 (HD)|
|Shaw Direct||Channel 760 (SD) Channel 229 (HD)|
|Available on many Canadian cable systems||Check local listings|
|FibreOP||Channel 828 (SD)|
|Bell Fibe TV||Channel 115 (SD) Channel 1115 (HD)|
|MTS||Channel 402 (SD)|
|Optik TV||Channel 411 (SD)|
Le Canal Nouvelles (LCN) is a Canadian French language Category C 24-hour headline news specialty channel owned by Groupe TVA, a division of Quebecor Media. Its broadcasting headquarters are located in Montreal, Quebec. The channel, operated and programmed by the TVA Nouvelles division, was launched on September 8, 1997.
LCN broadcasts two 30-minute news segments per hour with headlines scrolling at the bottom of the screen.
Quebecor also owns the TVA network. Many news reports shown on TVA are also shown on LCN. LCN is also simulcast for several hours overnight on TVA, with the TVA logo superimposed over the LCN logo.
The channel broadcasts factual current affairs programs, such as Denis Lévesque (hosted by Denis Lévesque, Le Vrai Négociateur (hosted by Claude Poirier), Dumont (hosted by Mario Dumont), and Franchement Martineau (hosted by Richard Martineau).
- LCN (French)