9,000,000Number of VisionTV households across Canada 2,300,000Number of weekly viewers 85%Percentage of Vision viewers who are 45-plusSources: BBM Canada Metered Data. Total Canada MS 2A-2A, wks 52 (Broadcast year average).


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VisionTV, available in 10 million Canadian homes, is Canada’s only English-language specialty channel that airs multi-faith, multi-cultural and trusted family-friendly programs.

VisionTV’s shows educate, inspire, entertain and express a diversity of perspectives.

VisionTV provides airtime and national distribution to approximately 70 ethno-cultural communities including Canadian and US-based Christian ministries, South Asian religious groups including Muslim, Hindu and Sikh faiths, as well as Buddhist, Jewish, and non-denominational groups. Many of these programs are available only onVisionTV.

VisionTV’s primetime entertainment rotation features favourite family-friendly Canadian and American retro TV series and movies like The Waltons, Little House On The Prairie, Highway To Heaven, Sue Thomas F.B. Eye, Anne of Green Gables, Road to Avonlea, Murdoch Mysteries, Columbo, and the perennially popular Murder She Wrote, starring Angela Lansbury as everyone’s favourite amateur detective.

Over the past decade, VisionTV has cultivated a reputation as the exclusive Canadian broadcaster for hit British drama and comedy series like the Emmy Award-winning Downton Abbey, Poldark, Victoria, Call The Midwife, and Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes as the world’s crankiest GP.

Weeknight classic and contemporary British comedies like Last Of The Summer Wine, Keeping Up Appearances, and Absolutely Fabulous are also a channel staple as is Eastenders, Britain’s favourite soap with storylines that have consistently drawn in audiences for over 30 years.

Each year, VisionTV is proud to work with Canadian producers and filmmakers to commission original documentaries and factual series on timely subjects related to topics important to the 45-plus demographic such as health, longevity, human rights, and spiritual, ethical, and social issues.

Many had their world premiere presentations on Vision TV, including:

  • Martin Himel’s Jew Bashing: The New Anti-Semitism and Persecuted Christians
  • Tell Tale Productions’ Radical Age and The Big Downsize
  • Summerhill Entertainment’s Facing Extremism
  • Rhombus Media’s Songs of Freedom starring soprano Measha Brueggergosman
  • Peacock Alley’s A User’s Guide To Cheating Death

VisionTV’s highly rated Friday Night Sing-Along lineup features original popular and spiritual music series like Time To Sing, with hosts Rosalie Drysdale and Marshall Hall who perform inspiring hymns and spirituals; God’s Greatest Hits, a series exploring the most divinely inspired music of all time, and Your All-Time Classic Hit Parade, a fun, throwback variety show featuring nostalgic songs and the stories behind them hosted by Marilyn Lightstone with the Zoomer Players.

theZoomer is VisionTV’s flagship 60-minute current affairs show. Created and launched in 2013 by ZoomerMedia founder and VisionTV executive producer Moses Znaimer for and about Canadians 45-plus, theZoomer offers groundbreaking, intelligent, and hard-hitting discussion on how Canada’s most powerful audience is shaping the agenda and changing Canada and the world culturally, socially, politically.

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