List of TV Guide editions

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The following is a list of each of the regional editions of TV Guide, which mentions the markets that each regional edition served and the years of publication. Each edition is listed under exactly one region (generally either for a single city, or a single or multiple neighboring states or provinces). Thus, for editions overlapping region lines, the listing appears in only one of the neighboring regions. For example, the Nebraska edition also included stations in Sioux City, Iowa and Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

During the period that TV Guide published local program listings from 1953 to 2005, the magazine did not print regional editions for the U.S. territories, although Puerto Rico has a similar magazine called Teve Guía. Also, three U.S. states, Delaware, South Dakota and Wyoming, never had their own editions. The northern part of Delaware (part of the Philadelphia market) was served by the Philadelphia edition, and the southern part (part of the Salisbury market) by either the Maryland edition or Baltimore-Washington edition. Stations in eastern South Dakota (Sioux Falls market) appeared in the Nebraska edition, and subscribers in western South Dakota (Rapid City) automatically received the New York Metropolitan edition. The Northern Colorado edition almost exclusively concentrated on cable systems in Greeley and Fort Collins, while the subscribers in the western Wyoming markets of Riverton, Rock Springs and Jackson automatically received the Salt Lake editions.

The markets that served as the primary area, mostly those with white numbers on black channel bullets, are listed in bold text. In some editions, multiple stations appeared on the same channel, which required the editors to be creative in assigning channel bullets to stations. For example, the Montana edition at one time listed channel 2 stations in Billings (black bullet with white number), Spokane (white bullet with black number), Salt Lake (horizontally striped white bullet with black number), and Denver (white bullet with center black stripe containing white number).

Many of the dates are imprecise because exact dates of when editions went into and out of circulation are not easily available. The Oregon edition that started publishing on August 20, 1955 was the 33rd regional edition of TV Guide. According to the September 13, 1958 Utah-Idaho edition, there were 51 regional editions of TV Guide being printed in the United States.

Unless otherwise noted, regional editions in the United States can be assumed to have ended with the October 9, 2005 issue, after which TV Guide began publishing national listings based on time zone.

United States[edit]

State Edition Dates in existence Television market availability Circulation (1988) Notes
Alabama Alabama at least 1959–1963 Birmingham; Montgomery; Huntsville; Dothan; Columbus, Georgia
Gulf Coast at least by 1959 Biloxi, Mobile-Pensacola, Panama City 80,147
Northern Alabama from 1963 Birmingham, Huntsville, Florence, Tuscaloosa, Anniston 150,295
Southern Alabama from 1963 Montgomery; Selma; Dothan; Columbus, Georgia 57,456
Alaska Anchorage-Fairbanks 1997–1998 Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau
Arizona Arizona 1959–1962, 2004–2005 Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma-El Centro, Flagstaff
Phoenix 1962–2004 Phoenix, Yuma-El Centro, Flagstaff 249,915
Tucson 1962–2004 Tucson 66,517
Arkansas Arkansas from 1959 Little Rock, Fort Smith-Fayetteville (southern part), Monroe-El Dorado, Shreveport-Texarkana (until 1982) 53,169
California Bakersfield from 1996 Bakersfield
Santa Barbara-Bakersfield 1982–1996 Bakersfield, Santa Barbara 179,543
Central California at least 1959–1982 Bakersfield, Fresno, Santa Barbara
Coachella Valley from 1997 Palm Springs
Fresno from 1982 Fresno, Bakersfield, parts of San Francisco, Salinas-Monterey and Sacramento (until 1994) 59,359 Became Fresno MediaOne edition in 1991
Los Angeles Metropolitan from July 23, 1966 Los Angeles, Palm Springs (before 1997) 1,281,144 Became Ultimate Cable edition from 1998–2002; customized editions for area cable operators in Los Angeles and Orange counties was also published from 1997 to 2004
Northern California at least by 1954 San Francisco-Oakland (until 1969), San Jose-Salinas (until 1969), Sacramento (primary), Chico-Redding, Eureka, Reno (until 1965) 313,115
Sacramento (Comcast) 1997–2004 Sacramento
San Diego from July 23, 1966 San Diego, Los Angeles (an edition for Cox Cable subscribers within the city limits was also published) 240,256
San Francisco County 1997–2004 San Francisco-Oakland (within San Francisco County)
San Francisco Metropolitan from 1969 San Francisco-Oakland, San Jose-Salinas-Monterey, Sacramento 704,770
Santa Barbara-Ventura from 1996 Santa Barbara, Los Angeles (Ventura County portion)
Southern California 1953–July 16, 1966 Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara
Colorado Colorado at least 1959–1979 Denver, Colorado Springs-Pueblo, Albuquerque
Denver from 1972 Denver (metro part) 88,459
Northern Colorado from 1979 Denver (northern portion), Cheyenne 55,612
Southern Colorado from 1979 Colorado Springs-Pueblo, Grand Junction, Denver (southern portion) 47,893
Connecticut Connecticut Valley at least 1959–1960 Hartford-New Haven, Springfield
Hartford-New Haven from 1980 Hartford-New Haven, Springfield, Massachusetts, New York City VHF stations 167,577
Western New England 1960–1980 Hartford-New Haven, Springfield
District of Columbia Washington from 1994 Washington
Florida Central Florida 1960–1977 Orlando-Daytona Beach, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Ft. Myers
Florida State at least 1955–1960 Jacksonville, Orlando-Daytona Beach, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Ft. Myers
Florida-Georgia 1962–1973 Jacksonville, Tallahassee-Thomasville, Albany
Northern Florida 1960–1962, from 1973 Jacksonville, Gainesville, Tallahassee-Thomasville (Florida part, 1960–1962) 63,942
Orlando from 1977 Orlando-Daytona Beach 147,310
Sarasota 1977–1984 Sarasota, Ft. Myers
South Florida at least from 1958 Miami, West Palm Beach 223,680 Was known as the Florida Gold Coast Edition until 1960. Never included ZNS-TV in the Bahamas.
Tampa Bay 1977–1984 Tampa-St. Petersburg
Tampa-Sarasota from 1984 Tampa-St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Ft. Myers-Naples 140,002
Georgia Atlanta from August 1980 Atlanta 301,802
Georgia at least 1959–1973 Atlanta, Macon, Chattanooga
North Georgia 1973–August 1980 Atlanta, Macon, Chattanooga
South Georgia from 1973 Columbus, Macon, Tallahassee-Thomasville, Albany 65,577
Hawaii Hawaii (later renamed Hawaii-Oceanic Cable) from 1968 Honolulu (including satellite stations until 1993) 56,916
Idaho Idaho from November 22, 1975 Boise-Nampa, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls-Pocatello, Casper, Riverton, Rock Springs, Jackson 44,842
Illinois Chicago 1953–1965 Chicago, Rockford, South Bend (until 1962)
Eastern Illinois September 15, 1962– Springfield, Peoria, Champaign-Decatur 83,979
Chicago Metropolitan from 1965 Chicago 423,428
Illinois at least March 12, 1954–September 8, 1962 Quad Cities (Illinois side, although issues were also sold on the Iowa side), Quincy-Hannibal, Springfield, Peoria, Champaign
Northern Illinois 1965–June 16, 1973 Chicago (non-metro), Rockford
Western Illinois September 15, 1962– Quad Cities (Illinois side, although issues were also sold on the Iowa side) Quincy-Hannibal, Kirksville 92,896
Indiana Central Indiana 1962–2004 Indianapolis, Lafayette, Terre Haute 183,506
Evansville-Paducah September 15, 1962– Evansville, Paducah-Cape Girardeau-Harrisburg 82,584
Indiana at least 1955–1962 and 2004–2005 Indianapolis, Lafayette, Terre Haute, Ft. Wayne
Northern Indiana from 1962 Ft. Wayne, South Bend 120,416
Iowa Iowa at least by 1954 Des Moines, Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, Dubuque, Fort Dodge, Quad Cities (Iowa side, although some issues were sold on the Illinois side), Kirksville 148,222
Kansas Kansas State from 1960 Wichita, Great Bend, Hays, Garden City 61,749
Wichita at least 1958–1960 Wichita, Great Bend, Hays
Kentucky Kentucky 1956– Louisville, Lexington (Evansville through September 8, 1962 edition) 121,556
Louisiana Gulf Coast at least 1962–1972 Mobile, Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Pensacola, Panama City, New Orleans
Louisiana at least 1957–1959, later from 1962 Baton Rouge, Lafayette-Lake Charles, Alexandria 130,822
Louisiana-Mississippi 1959–1962 Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette-Lake Charles, Alexandria, Jackson, Meridian
New Orleans from 1972 New Orleans 64,090
Shreveport-Texarkana at least by 1983 Shreveport-Texarkana, Lufkin-Nacogdoches 72,607
Maine Maine July 21, 1973– Portland, Bangor, Presque Isle 90,207
Maryland Baltimore from 1994 Baltimore, Salisbury
Baltimore-Washington 1953–1994 Washington, Baltimore, Salisbury 539,485
Massachusetts Boston 1980–2004 Boston, Providence-New Bedford, Manchester 461,105
Boston-Providence 2004–2005 Boston, Providence-New Bedford
Eastern New England 1960–1980 Boston, Providence-New Bedford Was known as the Boston edition briefly in 1968
New England at least 1955–1960 Boston, Providence, Manchester, Portland
Springfield-Chicopee-Holyoke from 1980 Springfield, Hartford, Connecticut 75,410
Worcester 1982-1987 Boston, Springfield (Worcester area)
Michigan Detroit at least by 1955 Detroit, Lansing-Flint (until 1957), Toledo (until 1982) 172,116
Flint-Lansing from 1981 Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Lansing-Jackson 127,314
Grand Rapids from 1981 Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek-Muskegon 83,924
Michigan State at least 1957–1981 Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Lansing-Jackson, Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek-Muskegon, Traverse City-Cadillac, Alpena
Northern Michigan from 1981 Traverse City-Cadillac, Alpena 74,486
Minnesota Minneapolis-St. Paul from 1960 Minneapolis-St. Paul (metropolitan portion) 143,800
Minnesota State from 1958 Minneapolis-St. Paul (non-metro), Duluth-Superior, Rochester-Austin-Mason City, La Crosse-Eau Claire, Alexandria, Mankato 131,923
Northern Minnesota 1955–1958 Duluth, Minneapolis-St. Paul (non-metro, north of city), Fargo
Northwest at least 1954–1955 Duluth, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Rochester-Austin-Mason City, La Crosse-Eau Claire
Southern Minnesota 1955–1958 Minneapolis-St. Paul, Rochester-Austin-Mason City, La Crosse-Eau Claire
Mississippi Central Mississippi 1979–2004 Jackson, Meridian, Greenwood-Greenville, Tupelo (southern part) 42,934
Mississippi 1962–1979 Jackson, Meridian, Greenwood, Hattiesburg
Mississippi State 2004–2005 Jackson, Meridian, Greenwood, Hattiesburg, Biloxi
South Mississippi 1979–2004 Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Meridian 45,541
Missouri Kansas City at least by 1959 Kansas City, Topeka, St. Joseph 219,837
Missouri at least by 1958 Springfield, Joplin-Pittsburg, Jefferson City-Columbia, Ft. Smith-Fayetteville (northern part), Tulsa, OK 118,013
St. Louis at least by 1959 St. Louis 240,873
Montana Montana from December 4, 1965 Billings, Helena, Great Falls, Butte, Missoula, Miles City, Glendive, Williston, and selected stations from Denver, Salt Lake, Spokane, and Lethbridge, Alberta. 27,907 The only TV Guide edition that featured local broadcast listings from three different time zones - Mountain, Central (Williston, ND), and Pacific (Spokane, WA).
Nebraska Nebraska at least by 1956 Omaha (until 1996), Lincoln-Hastings-Kearney, North Platte, Sioux City, Sioux Falls 126,290 Until 1979, split-run advertisements also mentioned McCook, Rapid City, and the entire state of Wyoming, but there were no listings for any television stations in those areas
Greater Omaha from 1996 Omaha
Nevada Las Vegas 1997–2004 Las Vegas
Nevada 1965–1997 and 2004–2005 Las Vegas, Reno, Sacramento (area near Lake Tahoe, until 1990) 76,885
Reno 1997–2004 Reno, Sacramento (area near Lake Tahoe)
New Hampshire New Hampshire from July 21, 1973 Boston (New Hampshire part), Manchester, Portland (New Hampshire part) 151,691
Northern New England 1960–1973 Bangor, Portland, Manchester
New Jersey New Jersey-Pennsylvania 1971–1982 (approximately) served non-metro portions of New Jersey New York City VHF stations, Philadelphia
New Mexico New Mexico from 1981 Albuquerque-Santa Fe, El Paso, Roswell 82,407
Albuquerque 1979–1981 Albuquerque
New York Albany from 1977 Albany, Burlington-Plattsburgh (southern part) 76,795
Binghamton at least 1959–1965 Binghamton, Elmira
Buffalo Metropolitan from 1977 Buffalo-Niagara Falls 92,382
Central New York State 1973–1977 Syracuse
Eastern New York State December 4, 1965 – 1977 Albany, Utica, Syracuse (until 1973), Burlington-Plattsburgh (southern part) split from New York State edition
New York Metropolitan from 1953 New York City, Hartford major players 1,600,174
New York State at least 1955–November 27, 1965 Albany, Binghamton, Menands, Rochester, Schenectady, Syracuse, Utica, Watertown split into East and West editions
Pennsylvania-New York from 1973 Binghamton, Elmira, Wilkes-Barre-Scranton, Syracuse (2004–2005 only) 65,066
Rochester from 1977 Rochester 57,063
Syracuse 1977–2004 Syracuse, Utica, Watertown (except eastern St. Lawrence County) 62,718
Western New York State From December 4, 1965 Buffalo, Rochester (served non-metro areas from 1977 onward) 54,237 split from New York State edition
North Carolina Carolina-Tennessee March 26, 1960-August 1980 Knoxville, Bristol-Kingsport-Johnson City, Asheville-Greenville-Spartanburg
Charlotte from 1980 Charlotte, Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem 165,165
Eastern North Carolina from 1980 Raleigh-Durham, Wilmington, Greenville-New Bern-Washington 152,024
North Carolina at least by December 22, 1956–1980 Charlotte, Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem, Raleigh-Durham, Wilmington, Greenville-New Bern-Washington
North Dakota Dakota-Winnipeg 1958–1965 Winnipeg, Brandon, Fargo, Bismarck, Minot, Aberdeen, Pembina
North Dakota from 1965 Fargo-Grand Forks, Bismarck-Minot-Williston, Aberdeen (until 1971), Pembina (until 1975), Dickinson (after 1978) 47,343
Ohio Central Ohio 1972–February 24, 1979 Dayton, Lima, Zanesville, Columbus (outside metro area) Split into Lima and Columbus Metropolitan
Cincinnati 1980–2004 Cincinnati 163,650
Cincinnati-Columbus-Dayton at least by July 24, 1953–1956 Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton
Cincinnati-Dayton 1972–1980 Cincinnati, Dayton
Cleveland at least 1959–1975 Cleveland, Youngstown, Erie
Cleveland Metropolitan from 1975 Cleveland 53,490
Columbus Metropolitan March 3, 1979 – 2004 Columbus 106,036 Split from Central Ohio
Dayton 1980–2004 Dayton 119,887
Lima March 3, 1979 – 1982 Split from Central Ohio. Renamed Toledo-Lima
Northern Ohio from 1975 Cleveland (outside metro area) 70,869
Southern Ohio at least by October 30, 1954–1972; Revived 2004–2005 Dayton, Zanesville, Cincinnati (outside metro area in 1957-73 edition), Columbus (outside metro area in 1957-73 edition)
Toledo-Lima from 1982 Toledo, Lima 70,287 Was Lima.
Youngstown-Erie from 1975 Youngstown, Erie 168,683
Oklahoma Oklahoma at least 1959–1965, 1970–1981 and 2004–2005 Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Lawton-Wichita Falls, Texas (1970–1981 and 2004–2005), Ada-Ardmore-Sherman-Denison (1970–1981 and 2004–2005)
Oklahoma City 1965–1970, 1981–2004 Oklahoma City, Lawton-Wichita Falls, Texas, Ada-Ardmore-Sherman-Denison 105,374
Tulsa 1965–1970, 1981–2004 Tulsa 40,459
Oregon Eugene 1977–1984 Eugene, Bend
Oregon/Oregon State August 20, 1955 – 1977;
1984-October 16, 2005
Portland, Eugene, Klamath Falls, Medford, Roseburg, Coos Bay, Bend 52,881 The Portland edition was separated from this edition in 1961, and merged back into it in 2003; the Eugene edition separated from this edition from 1977–1984; during this time, the edition's name was changed to "Southern Oregon State"
Portland July 15, 1961 – December 26, 2003 Portland, Salem, Vancouver, Washington 108,423 Was merged with Oregon State edition in 2003; Ultimate Cable/Paragon/AT&T/Comcast (large) edition was published from October 9, 1999 to October 1, 2005
Southern Oregon State 1977–1984 Eugene, Klamath Falls, Medford, Roseburg, Coos Bay Derived from Oregon State edition during the time the Eugene edition was being published
Pennsylvania Central Pennsylvania from 1965 Harrisburg-Lancaster-York-Lebanon, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Philadelphia major players, New York City VHF stations 171,254
Hazleton-Williamsport at least 1959–1965 This edition served cable systems in these two cities
Johnstown-Altoona 1975–2004 Johnstown-Altoona, Pittsburgh major players 71,796 Merged with Pittsburgh edition in 2004
Northeast Pennsylvania at least 1955–1957 Wilkes Barre-Scranton
Philadelphia from 1953 Philadelphia included New York City VHF stations since 1981(metro portion) 561,186
Pittsburgh (Metro) at least from 1959 Pittsburgh (Including Johnstown-Altoona, Wheeling-Steubenville, Clarksburg-Weston and Youngstown 262,554 Pittsburgh stations were listed first; each would have their own edition but was still listed in this one until their editions merged back into the Pittsburgh edition in 2004; experimental large format was published in 1991; was Pittsburgh Metro edition from 1975 to 2004
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre 1956–1973 Wilkes Barre-Scranton Was merged into the Pennsylvania-New York edition, according to the Library of Congress
Southeast Pennsylvania June 25, 1973- Harrisburg-Lancaster-York-Lebanon, Philadelphia major players, Baltimore major players (non-metro, west of city) 99,215
Rhode Island Providence 1980–2004 Providence-New Bedford, Boston major players, Hartford, Connecticut major players 202,367
South Carolina Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville from 1980 Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville 98,319
South Carolina at least by 1959 Columbia, Charleston, Florence, Augusta, Savannah 116,398
Tennessee Bristol-Kingsport-Johnson City August 1980– Bristol-Kingsport-Johnson City 70,643
Knoxville-Chattanooga August 1980 – 2005 Knoxville, Chattanooga 57,327
Memphis February 27, 1960 – 2005 Memphis, Jackson-Lexington, Tupelo (Columbus and West Point after 1980), Jonesboro (added in 1967), Greenville-Greenwood (after 1980) 106,989
Nashville February 27, 1960 – 2005 Nashville, Bowling Green (Paducah-Cape Girardeau through September 8, 1962 issue) 130,717 Experimental large format was published in 1991
Tennessee August 25, 1956 – February 20, 1960 Nashville, Jackson, Memphis, Tupelo, Paducah-Cape Girardeau
Texas Austin 2000–2005 Austin
Dallas-Fort Worth from 1972 Dallas-Ft. Worth (metro portion) 162,659
El Paso 1960-1981 El Paso, Roswell
Houston from 1977 Houston 176,012
North Texas at least by 1955 Dallas-Ft. Worth (outside metro area from 1972), Ada-Denton, Tyler, Waco-Temple (until September 17, 1960 and October 5, 1968 to 2005), Wichita Falls-Lawton 78,384
San Antonio 1991–2003 San Antonio
South Texas at least 1959–2000 San Antonio (until 1991), Austin, Corpus Christi, Laredo (from October 5, 1968), Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville (from October 5, 1968), Waco-Temple (from September 24, 1960 to September 28, 1968) 73,828
South Texas (revised, with cable listings) 2000–2005 San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville
Southeast Texas at least by 1959 Houston (outside metro area from 1977), Beaumont-Port Arthur 58,778
West Texas from 1959 Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland-Odessa, Abilene-Sweetwater, San Angelo 57,214
Utah Salt Lake from November 22, 1975 Salt Lake City, Grand Junction (until 1979) 112,043
Utah-Idaho September 13, 1958–November 15, 1975 Salt Lake City, Boise, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, Casper, Riverton, Grand Junction
Vermont Vermont from 1975 Burlington-Plattsburgh, Watertown (eastern St. Lawrence County) 45,486
Virginia Central Virginia 1962–2004 Roanoke, Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill (merged into Virginia State edition in 2004) 63,041
Eastern Virginia 1962–2004 Norfolk, Richmond, Charlottesville-Harrisonburg; Merged into Virginia in 2004 157,101
Virginia 1957–1962 Norfolk, Richmond, Bristol-Kingsport-Johnson City, Roanoke
Virginia State 2004–2005 Norfolk, Richmond, Charlottesville-Harrisonburg, Roanoke-Lynchburg
Virginia-Carolina at least 1955–1957 Norfolk, Roanoke, Richmond, Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem
Washington Eastern Washington State at least by 1957 Spokane (non-metro only from 1979; Returned in 2004 merger), Yakima, Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Moses Lake (during KBAS's 1957-61 existence), Walla Walla (for the brief time in 1960 that KNBS-TV lasted), Wenatchee (during KCWT's existence), Pullman, Lewiston, Moscow, and, until 1965, Missoula and Great Falls 47,379
Puget Sound 1961–1972; revived 1997–2004 Seattle, Bellingham; also Vancouver and Victoria until 1965 During the latter years of publication, the edition served as cable guide listings
Seattle-Tacoma 1961–1972 and 2004–2005 Seattle Ultimate Cable edition was published from 1998 to 2002
Spokane 1979–2004 Spokane (metro area) 48,422 Was merged into Eastern Washington edition in 2004
Western Washington State 1954–1961; 1972–2004 Seattle, Bellingham; also Vancouver and Victoria 310,552 Edition was renamed "Seattle-Tacoma" in 2004
West Virginia Huntington at least in 1953 Huntington
West Virginia at least by 1959 Charleston-Huntington, Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill, Parkersburg 137,246
Wheeling-Steubenville 1975–2004 Wheeling-Steubenville, Clarksburg-Fairmont (merged with Pittsburgh edition in 2004) 106,039
Wisconsin Illinois-Wisconsin June 23, 1973 – 2001; 2004–2005 Madison, Milwaukee, Rockford, Chicago (Northern areas) 241,338
Madison 2001–2004 Madison
Milwaukee Metro 2001–2004 Milwaukee
Northern Wisconsin from June 23, 1973 Green Bay, Wausau-Rhinelander, Marquette, Milwaukee (Northern Metro) 166,183
Wisconsin 1956–June 16, 1973 Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay-Fond du Lac, Wausau-Rhinelander, Eau Claire-La Crosse, Marquette

Source for 1988 circulation figures: Audit Bureau of Circulation, June 30, 1988, Consumer Magazine and Agri-Media Rates and Data, January 27, 1989, pp. 465–67.


Beginning on December 4, 1965, TV Guide split some of its editions listing both American and Canadian stations. An article called The Canadian Report was then launched in those editions sold primarily or solely in Canada. The Canadian edition of TV Guide split off into its own publication in January 1977. On November 5, 2005, all remaining editions of TV Guide were consolidated to two editions, one for Eastern Canada and one for Western Canada. The print edition of TV Guide ended after the November 25, 2006 issue, though the publication continues as a web magazine (which was incorporated into another website, The Loop by Sympatico, in December 2012), with occasional print specials sold at newsstands.

There were no TV Guide editions for Newfoundland and Labrador, or for the northern territories. Some communities, such as Dawson Creek, British Columbia, and Thunder Bay, Ontario, also had no TV Guide coverage. Television listings in these regions were usually provided by local newspapers and/or local magazines. One such example is the Newfoundland Herald, which features television listings for the province, along with entertainment news and light features.

TV Guide editions sold in Quebec are generally limited to Anglophone communities, and featured only local listings for Montreal, Sherbrooke, and/or Ottawa. TV Guide's francophone counterpart is TV Hebdo, which features television listings for most stations in Quebec and the Ottawa Valley. Published by Québecor Média, it remains in publication to this day. The November 6, 1954 (Chicago edition) of TV Guide has a list of Editions that TV Guide serves, and gift subscriptions are available for 29 U.S states (plus the District of Columbia), and Canada is mentioned at the end of the list as: Canada (Toronto, Hamilton, Windsor, Vancouver).

Province Edition Dates in existence TV market availability Notes
Alberta Montana-Alberta 1962–November 27, 1965 Despite the title, the only Montana stations listed here were those of Great Falls; this edition also listed Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer Was split into separate Alberta and Montana editions
Alberta-Eastern British Columbia from December 4, 1965 Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Kelowna, Kamloops This edition also included listings for distant US locals from Great Falls and Spokane.
Alberta 1986-1998 Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer
Calgary-Southern Alberta at least 1978-1986 Calgary, Red Deer
Calgary at least 1986–1997 Calgary, Red Deer This edition likely started as a regional edition for Calgary as early as 1986. By the early 1990s, the printed listings adopted the cable dial position bullets used by other "cable editions". Initially Rogers Cable was identified with black numeric bullets and Calgary Cable/Shaw Cable was identified by white numeric bullets. By the mid 1990s Shaw Cable owned both systems and as a result the listings were updated to reflect the single cable line-up for Calgary with dial positions identified with black numeric bullets.
Calgary-Edmonton 1997-1998 Calgary, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Red Deer Short-lived combined Calgary and Edmonton cable listings. Edition ran from Late August 1997 to March 1998. This edition replaced individual cable editions; Calgary Cable Edition and Edmonton Cable Edition both of which were in circulation as early as 1993
Shaw Calgary-Southern Alberta 1998-2005 Calgary, Red Deer, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge
Edmonton-Northern Alberta at least 1978-1986 Edmonton, Lloydminster
Edmonton at least 1986-1997 Edmonton This edition started out as a regional edition for the Edmonton area. By the early 1990s the listings format adapted the "cable edition" format used by other cable editions. Videotron dial positions where identified with black numeric bullets while Shaw dial positions where identified with white numeric bullets.
Shaw Edmonton-Northern Alberta 1998-2005 Edmonton, Lloydminster Also known as Edmonton & Area Edition
British Columbia Western British Columbia from 1965 Vancouver, Victoria
Greater Vancouver Rogers at least by 1993 Vancouver, Victoria
Interior British Columbia[1] at least from 1981 Kamloops, Kelowna, Prince George, Terrace This edition may have started as early as 1978 when the Alberta edition split between Northern and Southern Alberta.
Manitoba Manitoba 1980-2005 Winnipeg, Brandon
Dakota-Winnipeg 1961–1965 Winnipeg, Brandon, Pembina, Fargo, Bismarck This edition was sold in the US and Canada. This was the third edition to serve viewers in Canada.
Manitoba-Saskatchewan 1965–1980 Winnipeg, Brandon, Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Yorkton, Swift Current This edition did not list any U.S. locals until August 1970 with the exception for KCND from Pembina
New Brunswick;
Nova Scotia;
Prince Edward Island
Maritimes 1976–2005 Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, Sydney, Charlottetown, Rimouski (Quebec)
Ontario Cancom at least by the early 1990s Timmins, Sudbury (except the cities of Sudbury and Elliot Lake), North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie Despite the Cancom name, this edition primarily served northeastern Ontario
Central Ontario 2002-2005 Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener, Niagara Falls, Peterborough, Wingham, Barrie
Eastern Ontario 1979-2005 Ottawa, Kingston, Pembroke The cable lineup chart also mentions Rouyn-Noranda and Val-d'Or, though this edition did not include listings for local channels in those cities. Edition was known as Ottawa-Eastern Ontario edition until 1994.
Hamilton and Niagara 1980-1981 Hamilton, Niagara Falls, Kitchener, Brantford
Hamilton and Region 1981-2002 Hamilton, Kitchener, Brantford
Lake Ontario at least 1955–1965 Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Watertown, Kingston, Peterborough, Wingham, London This edition was also sold in the U.S., in the Buffalo and Rochester markets
Northern Ontario Cable at least by 1997 Timmins, Sudbury, North Bay
Oshawa-Peterborough at least by 1980-1995 Toronto (Durham Region), Peterborough
North Shore at least by 1989-199? Serving Sault Ste. Marie, Elliott Lake & Blind River. Featured cable specific listings for Sault Ste. Marie and Elliott Lake. White numeric bullets indicated listings for Sault Ste. Marie and Black Numeric Bullets indicated listings for Elliott Lake.
Sudbury-Elliot Lake at least in 1996 Sudbury (Sudbury and Elliot Lake areas)
Toronto 1980-1995 Toronto, Kitchener, Peterborough, Barrie
Toronto-Lake Ontario 1965–1981 Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener, Niagara Falls, Peterborough, Barrie, Buffalo, Rochester
Toronto-Peterborough 1995-2002 Toronto, Kitchener, Peterborough, Barrie
Toronto-Rogers Cable 1991-2005 Toronto
Western Ontario from 1965 London, Windsor, Wingham
Quebec Montreal-Quebec 1979-1986 Montreal, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivières, Québec
Montreal at least 1986-2005 Montreal, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivières Quebec city stations dropped from this edition. Starting in 1990s, primetime grids featured cable positions for CF Cable and Videotron in Montreal
Montreal-St. Lawrence at least 1965–1983 Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston, Sherbrooke, Burlington-Plattsburgh
St. Lawrence at least 1958–1965 Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston, Sherbrooke, Burlington-Plattsburgh This edition was also sold in the U.S., in the Burlington-Plattsburgh market
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan 1980-2005 Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Yorkton, Swift Current

Note: Market availability refers to the television markets in which a particular edition was available. Many editions also contained listings for other markets in which they were not available. For example, New York City listings appeared in many adjacent editions, although only the New York Metropolitan Edition was ever available in New York City.


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