Juan TV Inc. to Launch its Own Filipino Television Show in Canada

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JuanTV – The Pinoy Channel, a new Filipino television channel, is soon to be launched before the end of the year catering to one of Canada’s fastest growing ethnic communities as target market.

Juan TV Inc., a newly formed Canadian television service, is pleased to announce that it will soon be launching its own television channel to be known as JuanTV - a Filipino channel targeting not only Filipino-Canadians and Filipino expatriates. The channel will showcase programming contents produced in-house as well as original production from the Philippines. Programs will include local Canadian news, Philippine news, interviews / commentaries, concerts/variety shows, movies, Filipino mini-series or “teleseryes” and music.

JuanTV will initially be available via IPTV (Internet protocol television) for subscription and viewing on various devices such as Smart TV, desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones, including traditional television - “anytime, any device, anywhere-on-demand” as long as the viewer has internet access of 1M and up.

As well, JuanTV plans to apply for broadcasting license to operate a category B digital specialty or pay television programs.

Executive Vice-President, Socorro Newland says, “it is my pride and joy as Filipino-Canadian to be a part of this milestone. And that is, offering Canada’s major Filipino television channel, which is the first to broadcast daily news both in Tagalog and English, commentaries and current events. Our programming will include but not limited to news, entertainment, music/variety shows, talk shows and other contents that are meant to target wider viewer demographics. We will be producing programs both here in Canada and in the Philippines.”

Founder Alan Yong also unveils that "Juan TV will be building its own studios as well as partnering with other key players in the industry. Studio facilities will have a combined size of 10,000 sq.ft plus and will house a stage and seating area for 180+ people for live studio viewers (seating capacity for more than 180 studio viewers) and there will be newsroom, changing rooms, several dance studios, recording studio and changing facilities. As well, we have assembled a team of professionals with exceptional experience and skills in the television, radio and entertainment industry both in the Philippines and Canada.”

About Juan TV

Juan TV Inc. is a Canadian based Radio, Television and Talent Management Company focusing on the Filipino market in Canada. Juan TV will be launching its own television channel known as JuanTV with programming coverage from local community News, Philippine News, commentaries, infomercials, travel shows, music/concert series, television shows and movies from the Philippines.

Its affiliates include Canada’s first and only nationwide Filipino-Canadian newspaper and daily news website with a readership of over 480,000 readers monthly – The Philippine Canadian Inquirer, a cooperation with Philippines’ largest circulating newspaper – the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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Socorro Newland
Executive Vice-President

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