Red Hot TV (Canadian TV channel)

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Red Hot TV
Red Hot TV.png
Red Hot TV logo
LaunchedDecember 1, 2003
Owned byTen Broadcasting
Picture format480i (SDTV)
SloganTurn Up the Temperature
Broadcast areaNational
HeadquartersOttawa, Ontario
Formerly calledX Channel (2003-2006)
Red Light District TV (2006-2008)
Sister channel(s)Exxxtasy TV
Penthouse TV
Skinemax HD
WebsiteRed Hot TV
Bell TVChannel 777
Shaw DirectChannel 682
EastLinkChannel 1156
Rogers CableChannel 763
Shaw CableChannel 373
NorthwestelChannel 892
Westman CommunicationsChannel 195
Bell Fibe TVChannel 777
Bell MTSChannel 953
Optik TVChannel 5515
SaskTelChannel 237
ZazeenChannel 301

Red Hot TV is a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel that broadcasts adult entertainment material, primarily consisting of pornographic films, with a focus on couples-oriented programming sourced from various adult film studios including original Canadian content. The channel is owned by Ten Broadcasting, a company owned by Stuart Duncan (80.01%) and LFP Video Inc. (19.9%).


In December 2000, Ten Broadcasting Inc. was granted approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to launch a television channel called TEN – Channel 2, 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."[1]

The channel was launched on December 1, 2003 on Rogers Cable as X Channel. In 2006, the channel was renamed Red Light District TV. The channel was once again renamed, this time on August 1, 2008 as Red Hot TV.[2]

Theme nights[edit]

  • Monday: Red Hot Gone Wild
  • Tuesday Nights: Foreign Nights
  • Wednesday Nights: Amateur Nights
  • Thursday Nights: Titty Nights
  • Red Hot Fridays
  • Sunday Nights: Red Hot Classics


  • On weekday To Now Up Is Hot
  • "Turn Up The Heat"
  • "Life is Red Hot"


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2003 - 2006 2006 - 2008 2008 - present


  1. ^ Decision CRTC 2000-701 CRTC December 14, 2000
  2. ^ Red Light District TV Rebranding Mascon Cable news release August 21, 2008

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