MEGA Cosmos (Ethnic Channels Group)

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MEGA Cosmos
Megacosmos.svg
MEGA Cosmos logo
Launched October 12, 2007
Closed May 31, 2012
Owned by Ethnic Channels Group
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Country Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario

MEGA Cosmos was a Canadian Category B Greek language specialty channel and was owned by Ethnic Channels Group. It broadcast programming from MEGA Cosmos, a television channel in Greece, and local Canadian content.

MEGA Cosmos is the international network of Mega Channel, a television network in Greece. MEGA Cosmos features news, top-rated series including comedies and dramas, game shows, reality series and more.

History[edit]

MEGA Cosmos Canada was licensed by the CRTC on August 9, 2006 as Greek TV 1.[1]

On May 31, 2012, MEGA Cosmos Canada ceased broadcasting due to Ethnic Channels Group no longer possessing the programming rights for MEGA Cosmos.

The MEGA Cosmos brand was relaunched in Canada under the ownership of Odyssey Television Network in June 2012.

Local programming[edit]

  • Omogeniako Varometro, call-in show featuring discussions on local issues affecting Greek Canadians. It aired Saturday & Sunday evenings and was hosted by local Greek radio personality Elias Koutinas

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