What became E!, was originally launched in Canada by CHUM Limited as Star! That was on September 10, 1999. In 2007, CHUM was acquired by CTVglobemedia. Star’s daily entertainment show, Star! Daily was dropped and replaced by CTV’s eTalk. E!’s original appearance in Canada was in 2007 when CanWest Global’s CH group of over the air television stations (led by CHCH Hamilton) adopted the network name (CH became E!). The E! name moved to Star! in 2009.
Ownership: Bell Media and CTV
Start Year: 2010