Talk:Mega Channel

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Untitled[edit]

If someone would take the time to update this, Meg and Ega are no longer used in the channel's commercials. Plus, could someone clarify the ABC Kids comment?

Mega tv ngetop[edit]

is this a real slogan? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Mydreamistofly (talkcontribs) 19:11, 11 May 2010 (UTC)


MEGA Cosmos Canada[edit]

Get your facts straight before posting, MEGA Cosmos Canada does indeed exist! This is a CANADIAN channel that contains programming from MEGA Cosmos and is owned by Ethnic Channels Group, a Canadian company. In Canada things operate differently due to the stringent regulations in place from the CRTC. This channel is licensed by the CRTC and was known as 'Greek TV1' when ECG received approval for a license. After signing a deal with Globestar, the rightsholders of MEGA Cosmos in North America, Ethnic Channels Group renamed the channel MEGA Cosmos and launched the service. While they do not actually refer to it as 'MEGA Cosmos Canada', this is the proper name since it is a Canadian channel and not the actual service from Greece. Here is a link to the CRTC decision granting approval to ECG to operate a Greek service: http://www.crtc.gc.ca/archive/ENG/decisions/2006/db2006-347.htm. I hope that this issue has now been cleared up and the tag can be removed and the article remain as is. Thanks. HeMan5 03:20, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

The channel is off of one feed from Greece. That feed goes all over the world including North America and Australia. The only thing Ethnic Channels Group is doing different is adding in Canadian news. Second, it is not owned by ECG. They only own the broadcasting rights, but not the channel itself. And the official website is megatv.com. Even EGC website lists that. Third, there is no real reason to have a separate page when all this could be (and it is) fitted into the Mega Channel page rather than haven it broken up. Planecrazy22 04:19, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
It seems you have not read a single word I have written?! Let me see if I can explain this to you again- This channel is CANADIAN, Ethnic Channels Group applied for a license from the CRTC (Canadian regulatory body) and was approved and awarded a license to operate a CANADIAN ethnic service. This channel features programming from MEGA Cosmos and as per CRTC regulations also contains a certain percentage of local Canadian programming. As such this channel is NOT THE SAME as the channel available in the US and Australia and as a result should have its own seperate article. The only reason that Ethnic Channels Group has the website link for MEGA Channel in Greece is because they have no control over the programming that MEGA airs. They are directing you to MEGA Channels' website for information about the programming and contact info if you want to contact someone about their programming. Is this any clearer for you or do you still not understand the difference between the two channels??HeMan5 21:04, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Program listings[edit]

Per WP:NOTDIR, I propose to delete the Programming section. If anyone objects (with valid reasons), please state so here. WikiDan61ChatMe!ReadMe!! 16:46, 24 November 2009 (UTC)