World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Branding TVA
Slogan C'est vrai
Channels Digital: 8 (VHF)
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
Affiliations TVA
Owner Groupe TVA
(Quebecor Media)
First air date August 29, 1976
Former callsigns CHEM-TV (1976-2011)
Former channel number(s) Analogue:
8 (VHF, 1976-2011)
Transmitter power 11.5 kW
Height 291.5 m
Transmitter coordinates
Website TVA Trois-Rivières

CHEM-DT is the TVA owned-and-operated television station in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. It broadcasts a high-definition digital signal on VHF channel 8 from a transmitter on Rue Principale in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel.

Owned by the Groupe TVA subsidiary of Quebecor Media, its studios are located on Boulevard de Chanoine-Moreau and Rue Jacques de Labadie in Trois-Rivières. This station can also be seen on Cogeco Cable channel 7 and in high definition on digital channel 503.


The station was founded on August 29, 1976 and was owned by Telemedia. It was originally a semi-satellite of CHLT-TV in Sherbrooke, and has been a TVA station for its entire existence. Pathonic Communications bought CHEM and four other stations in 1979. Sometime in the 1980s, CHEM severed the electronic umbilical cord with CHLT and became a full-fledged station. Télé-Metropole, owner of TVA flagship CFTM-TV in Montreal, bought Pathonic in 1989, and since then CHEM has essentially been a semi-satellite of CFTM.

External links

  • TVA Trois-Rivières
  • Canadian Communications Foundation - CHEM-TV History
  • Query the REC's Canadian station database for CHEM-TV
  • Query TV Fool's coverage map for CHEM

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.