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Canadian 24/7 reality channel has strong debut

Global Reality Channel, the new Canwest Broadcasting channel dedicated to reality programming, launched on the July 1 weekend and has become a top five digital channel among adults 18 to 49-years-old in Canada.
July 22, 2010

Global Reality Channel, the new Canwest Broadcasting channel dedicated to reality programming, launched on the July 1 weekend and has become a top five digital channel among adults 18 to 49-years-old. The BBM audience data shows that enough viewers tuned into Global Reality Channel’s Survivor season one marathon on the July 1 weekend, to put it just behind National Geographic Channel, Action, DIY Network and Teletoon Retro in the Canadian digital channel rankings.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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