Free Network Previews

Every month Source Cable features free previews for a number of networks.

Following are some current and upcoming previews:

Current Previews

Cottage Life HD

Channel: 754

Preview starts:September 30, 2014

Preview ends:December 31, 2014

Description: 

Where every day is the weekend. Escape the city and leave the stress behind with Cottage Life. Celebrating the people, activities, and places that make your leisure time so special, it isn’t just about getting away - it’s about a frame of mind. Exclusive content covers real estate, food, DIY projects and much more. Both informative and entertaining, no one captures the essence of weekend living like this.

Website: cottagelife.com

Bloomberg HD

Channel: 773

Preview starts: September 30, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Your path to business success has never been clearer. Bloomberg Television is now available in high definition. Not only does this provide a clearer view into topical business and financial news, but the TV screen itself is new and improved. The strategically built HD screen presents an additional side panel which is constantly updated throughout the day providing deeper insights and perspectives into the stories that move the markets.

Website: www.bloomberg.com

MSNBC HD

Channel: 775

Preview starts: September 30, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

msnbc is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informated perspectives. msnbc offers a full schedule of live news coverage, political opinions and award winning documentary programming - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Website: www.msnbc.com

Fight Network HD

Channel: 787

Preview starts: September 30, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Fight Network is the world’s premier combat sports network dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle.

Website: www.fightnetwork.com

Gol TV HD

Channel: 788

Preview starts: September 30, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

GOL TV Canada provides your soccer fix with coverage of Toronto FC games with exclusive pre and post game coverage at home and on location from the road. Other soccer game coverage includes LIVE Bundesliga (1st division Germany) action in addition to games from Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Uruguay. International friendlies are also included in the game action.

Website: www.goltv.ca

Rewind HD

Channel: 793

Preview starts: September 30, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Rewind is dedicated to short films and to action and adventure programming. Its action and adventure programming will “run the gamut” from contemporary “popcorn” action and adventure films and series to classical westerns."

Website: www.watchrewind.com

FXX HD

Channel: 845

Preview starts: September 30, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

FXX delivers provocative, anti-formula premium content geared towards a younger-skewing audience. The irreverent, smart, and subversive lineup includes a dynamic slate of FX original series, acquired movies and series, and original Canadian programs. Anchored by hit comedies such as It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The League, Wilfred and Legit. FXX is also the home of drama series Fargo.

Website: www.fxx.com

HIFI

Channel: 863

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: January 31, 2014

Description: 

Performances that define music and film. Classic riffs and unforgettable scenes are the backbone of HIFI, a music and film lover’s paradise. Experience electrifying concerts - from rock to blues, jazz to opera - as if right there in the front row. Lose yourself in iconic films that have become staples of pop culture. And best of all, catch these stellar shows without having to buy a ticket or leave the sofa.

Website: www.hifi.ca/

Oasis

Channel: 862

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: January 31, 2014

Description: 

See nature in a new light. Discover, experience, and celebrate the natural world with OASIS, a visual journey like no other. Family friendly and broadcast in the highest quality, the animals, landscapes and wonders of our world are showcased through the finest Canadian and international programming available. It’s an exploration. It’s an embrace. It’s a love of nature.

Website: www.oasishd.ca/

radX

Channel: 861

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: January 31, 2014

Description: 

Risk, adventure, and danger are the primary ingredients in the epic stew that is radX. It’s an exhilarating exploration of the limits of daring and human endurance through exclusive adventure series, eye-popping documentaries, and thrilling action movies. Others may call themselves edgy, but they’re not the ones standing on the edge of the cliff.

Website: www.radx.ca

Smitsonian Channel

Channel: 860

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: January 31, 2014

Description: 

Where incredible is standard.Inquisitive, entertaining, and inspiring, Smithsonian Channel is a celebration of culture that transports viewers far beyond the ordinary. It reveals a vast scope of stories and experiences that drive humanity – though air and space, science and nature, pop culture, and history. Featuring exclusive, award-winning programming, and an insatiable spirit, it truly is a feast for the curious.

Website: www.smithsonianchannel.ca

Animal Planet

Channel: 157 & 752

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: January 5, 2015

Description: 

Animal Planet captivates viewers with amazing stories about animals and the people who connect with them.

Website: http://www.animalplanet.ca/a

Lifetime

Channel: 231 & 761

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Lifetime is the exciting new home to engaging characters and riveting stories women connect with. With a schedule full of exclusive dramas, hit reality shows and movies, Lifetime is every woman's must have channel.

Website: http://www.mylifetimetv.ca/

Yoopa

Channel: 291

Preview starts: December 15, 2014

Preview ends: January 15, 2015

Description: 

Yoopa is the only Quebec French-language channel exclusively dedicated to children aged three to nine. Yoopa takes children on educational adventures where learning and fun go hand-in-hand! Commercial-free.

Yoopa, c’est la seule chaîne québécoise dédiée exclusivement aux enfants de 3 à 9 ans. Yoopa propose des émissions éducatives et valorisantes pour apprendre tout en ayant du plaisir! Sans pause publicitaire.

Website: http://www.yoopa.ca/

RDS

Channel: 197 & 790

Preview starts: December 15, 2014

Preview ends: January 15, 2015

Description: 

RDS features Montreal Canadiens' games, the NHL Playoffs & Stanley Cup final. Football fans enjoy NFL and CFL games (featuring Montreal Alouettes). Additional sports coverage includes Nascar, MLB (including the World Baseball Series), PGA Golf, US Open Tennis and the World Junior Hockey Championships.

Website: http://www.rds.ca/

beIN Sports SD & HD

Channel: 427 & 887

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

beIN SPORTS broadcasts over 1,200 live soccer games from the major European leagues such as Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1. In addition beIN SPORTS brings you hundreds of live events in auto racing, rugby, volleyball and cycling.

RAI News

Channel: 501

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

RAI News provides daily news and current affairs programming in the Italian language. It covers issues in Italy and around the world. Includes shows like: Greenwich, Tempi Dispari, Orso o Toro and L'inchiesta. Included with Rai Italia and Rai World Premium at $6.99/MO.

RAI World Premium

Channel: 502

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

RAI World Premium is an Italian-language televsion channel offering movies, dramatic series, miniseries and comedies. The programming addresses issues and subjects that explore and focus on the Italian culture. Included with Rai Italia and Rai News at $6.99/MO

Sky TG24

Channel: 503

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Sky TG24 is an Italian-language international news and sports channel and includes Italian Football Championships. Sky TG24 is an Italian-language international news and sports channel and includes Italian Football Championships.

Univision Canada

Channel: 500

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

 

Description: 

Univision is Canada's first 24-hour all-Spanish channel, offering exclusive programming from the Latin world, including daily news, acclaimed movies, soap operas, talk shows, live music specials and top soccer coverage.

CEEN

Channel: 506

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

CEEN, Caribbean Entertainment Everyday Network is a 24-hour television channel serving the growing Caribbean Diaspora in North America. Carries Caribbean programming including sports, music, talk shows, comedies and dramas from Jamaica, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago.

Aapka Colors

Channel: 511

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Aapka Colors is a leading Hindi-language entertainment channel with a mix of fiction, blockbuster movies, reality and formatted shows for the entire family. Included with ATN, Sony (SET Asia) and Zee TV Canada at $17.00/MO. Aapka Colors is a leading Hindi-language entertainment channel with a mix of fiction, blockbuster movies, reality and formatted shows for the entire family. Included with ATN, Sony (SET Asia) and Zee TV Canada at $17.00/MO.

Sony (SET Asia)

Channel: 512

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Hindi-language dramas, thrillers, lifestyle programs, game shows, live concerts, talk shows and sports including cricket. Included with ATN, Aapka Colors and Zee TV Canada at $17.00/MO. Hindi-language dramas, thrillers, lifestyle programs, game shows, live concerts, talk shows and sports including cricket. Included with ATN, Aapka Colors and Zee TV Canada at $17.00/MO.

Zee TV Canada

Channel: 513

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

ZEE TV Canada is a 24-hour general entertainment channel targeted to Hindi and South Asian communities. Includes primetime drama series, movies, specials and daytime dramas. Included with ATN, Aapka Colors and Sony (SET Asia) at $17.00/MO

Fairchild 2

Channel: 516

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

A national Chinese (Cantonese) channel offering completely different programming from the existing Fairchild TV channel. Programming includes dramas, weekly sitcoms, a wide range of infotainment programs and variety shows. Included with Fairchild for $17.00/MO.

Talentvision

Channel: 517

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Mandarin-language daily national and satellite news directly from China and Taiwan. Includes dramas, variety shows, cultural, educational and lifestyle oriented programs

Filipino TV

Channel: 520

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Tagalog / Filipino-language programming offering news, sports, music, lifestyle, movies, documentaries, and children's programming.

GMA Pinoy TV

Channel: 521

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Tagalog-language channel featuring Filipino GMA programs, current affairs and entertainment. Included with Filipino TV for $20.00/MO.

FPTV

Channel: 525

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Portuguese-language channel with programming from Portugal's SIC International. Includes sports (live soccer), telenovellas, films, talk shows, children's and family programming

DW (German)

Channel: 531

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

German-language news and information programming from Germany and across Europe; politics, the economy, culture, society and sports

TV Polonia

Channel: 532

Preview starts: December 1, 2014

Preview ends: December 31, 2014

Description: 

Polish-language news, movies, sports, soap operas, documentaries, masterpiece theatre, children's and educational programming

 

Upcoming Previews

Showcase

Channel: 44 & 750

Preview starts: January 1, 2015

Preview ends: January 31, 2015

Description: 

Showcase's 20th Anniversary Free Preview will feature the return of the smash hit series Helix, as well as the premier of the much anticipated adventure series 12 Monkeys. Plus blockbuster movies including Marvel's the Avengers, Skyfall and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Be prepared for unbeatable entertainment with TV’s most compelling and intriguing characters that can only be found on Showcase! With top tier dramas, blockbuster movies, exclusive cable hits and incomparable star power, there is no other place like Showcase.

Website: http://www.showcase.ca/

Out TV

Channel: 224 & 765

Preview starts: February 1, 2015

Preview ends: February 28, 2015

Description: 

An entertaining and compelling mix of movies, drama, lifestyle, comedy, music & travel programs that appeal to both the LGBT community and a broader progressive audience.

Website: http://outtv.ca/

Discovery World

Channel: 820

Preview starts: February 12, 2015

Preview ends: March 31, 2015

Description: 

Offering the biggest and boldest high-definition viewing experience. Discovery World takes viewers on unforgettable journeys, uncovering hidden stories about the world and its people with themes ranging from culture to natural history and travel to lifestyle..

Website: http://www.discoveryworld.ca/

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