CVM Television (CVM TV) is a television station in Kingston, Jamaica, broadcasting news, entertainment, and sports programmes. It is known for its newscasts, Caribbean lifestyle shows, and also airs Caribbean and overseas movie and TV productions. Newswatch has been one of the channel's long-running programmes.
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CVM is an acronym for the three original major shareholders granted the television license in 1991: "C" - Community Television Systems Limited; "V" - Videomax Limited and "M" - Mediamix Limited. It was granted a licence to operate in March 1991, and began providing commercial television services in March 1993.
Change of Ownership (2022)Edit
It was reported on September 27, 2022 that CVM TV was sold to the VertiCast Media Group led by media mogul Oliver McIntosh. Oliver McIntosh had been in charge of cable sports channel Sportsmax for over two decades before forming his media company.
List of programmesEdit
- Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
- Action Man
- Adventures of the Gummi Bears
- Astro Boy
- Barney & Friends
- Free Willy
- The Magic School Bus
- The Mummy
- The New Archies
- Lazer Tag Academy
- The Little Mermaid
- Merrie Melodies
- Pinky and the Brain
- Police Academy
- The Puzzle Place
- Reading Rainbow
- The Real Ghostbusters
- Salty's Lighthouse
- Sesame Street
- Shoebox Zoo
- Space Strikers
- Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad
- Tak and the Power of Juju
- Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic
- V.R. Troopers
- Television Jamaica (TVJ)
- "That's a wrap: Irvin Forbes leaves CVM after 20 years". Jamaica Gleaner. 5 May 2018.
- Ulysse, Gina A. (28 August 2018). "Downtown Ladies: Informal Commercial Importers, a Haitian Anthropologist and Self-Making in Jamaica". University of Chicago Press. Retrieved 28 August 2018 – via Google Books.
- Dunn, Hopeton S. (2012). "Jamaican media: ringing the changes: 50 years and beyond". Buzz. 6 (3). download PDF file to view. ISSN 0799-2327 – via University of the West Indies.
- "Media – CVM Television Limited". Portland Holdings. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
- "Jampro Antennas meets digital deadline for Jamaica's CVM TV". TV Technology. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
- Gordon, Nickesia S. (28 August 2018). "Media and the Politics of Culture: The Case of Television Privatization and Media Globalization in Jamaica (1990-2007)". Universal-Publishers. Retrieved 28 August 2018 – via Google Books.
- "CVM-TV sold to Verticast". 26 September 2022.
- "New CVM owner promises 'immediate, unprecedented enhancements'". 26 September 2022.