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Knowledge Network’s BBC Kids channel to close

The B.C. pubcaster’s CEO and president Rudy Buttignol discusses the challenging environment facing independents.

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Photo gallery: Knowledge Network season launch event

A selection of pictures from Knowledge Network’s 2016-17 season preview event.

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Knowledge Network reappoints Rudy Buttignol

Buttignol (pictured) will remain as president and CEO for a five-year term ending in 2020.

Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH

Original docu-series a win for B.C.’s Knowledge Network

The premiere of Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH took its time slot in B.C.

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Knowledge Network commissions Vancouver ER doc series

Lark Productions will produce the six-part series and interactive website, featuring real-life stories about the men and women who work in the Vancouver General Hospital’s emergency department.

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BBC Kids names Lisa Purdy as channel director

The British Columbia public educational broadcaster will run the BBC-branded digital kids channel through a joint venture with BBC Worldwide.

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CRTC approves BBC Kids sale to Knowledge Network

The Knowledge Network will make additional investments in the TV channel, including content from Canada, Britain and elsewhere internationally.

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Knowledge Network acquires BBC Kids from Shaw Media

In a deal that requires CRTC approval, the British Columbia public educational broadcaster will acquire and run the BBC-branded digital kids channel through a joint venture with BBC Worldwide.