E! (Canada)

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E!
E! Logo 2012.svg
CountryCanada
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario
Programming
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to letterboxed 480i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerBell Media
(branding licensed from NBCUniversal)
History
LaunchedSeptember 10, 1999
Former namesStar! (1999–2010)
Links
Websiteeonline.com/ca
Availability
Cable
Available on most cable systemsChannel slots vary on each provider
Satellite
Bell Satellite TVChannel 621 (SD)
Channel 1736 (HD)
Shaw DirectChannel 527 (SD)
Channel 088 (HD)
IPTV
Bell Aliant Fibe TVChannel 212 (SD)
Channel 455 (HD)
Bell Fibe TVChannel 621 (SD)
Channel 1621 (HD)
Bell MTSChannel 113 (SD)
Channel 1113 (HD)
Optik TVChannel 9333 (SD)
Channel 333 (HD)
SaskTelChannel 76 (SD)
Channel 376 (HD)
VMediaChannel 71 (HD)
ZazeenChannel 111 (HD)

E! is a Canadian English language television channel owned by Bell Media. Based on the American cable network of the same name, E! is focused on entertainment programming. This includes news, movies, television, celebrities and fashion. NBCUniversal usesthe name and programming for the channel under a brand licensing agreement. Ot does npt own either.

The network was launched in 1999 as Star!. It was under the ownership of CHUM Limited. In 2010, the channel reached a deal to license the name and branding of the U.S. E! network (after being CH for s short time).