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Global Television Network
Type Broadcast television network
Country Canada
Availability National, northern U.S. (terrestrial), parts of U.S. and Bermuda (via digital cable)
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Official website Global Television Network

Global Television Network (mainly called Global or Global TV) is a Canadian television channels. Along with CTV and CBC, it is one of the countries major networks. It is currently Canada's number-two television network.

The network started in television stations in Ontario And Quebec.


In Late 2009, Shaw took over Canwest's broadcast rights as of October 27, 2010. Global is a part of Shaw Media currently.

Television listings

In television listings such as TV Guide, it is shown as GLO, GLB or GTV.

Global Stations

Global HD

In October 2004, a HD version started airing, at the time, you had to have digital cable.

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