|Launched||September 4, 2003|
|Closed||July 21, 2008|
|Owned by||Canwest Media Inc. (Canwest)|
CoolTV was a Canadian English language category 2 digital cable specialty channel dedicated to the musical genres of jazz, blues and world music; including music videos, movies, concerts, and television series. Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CoolTV was owned by Canwest Media, a division of Canwest Global Communications.
In November 2000, Global Television Network Inc. (a subsidiary of Canwest Global Communications) was granted a television broadcasting licence by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) called The Jazz Channel, described as "a national English-language Category 2 specialty music video television service dedicated to jazz, blues and world music."
- Decision CRTC 2000-563 CRTC 2000-12-14
- CanWest 2003 Net Earnings Triple; Reports 254% Increase in Net Earnings PR Newswire 2003-11-04
- A-Caroling she will go with the quartet Canada.com 2006-10-25
- Canwest Announces Death of the Cool Broadcaster Magazine 2008-06-16