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Fairchild TV

Fairchild TV or FTV (Traditional Chinese: 新時代電視, Simplified Chinese: 新时代电视, Pinyin: xīnshídài diànshì, Jyutping: san1si4doi6 din6si6), is a Canadian Cantonese language Category A specialty channel. It is co-owned by majority owner Fairchild Media Group (a subsidiary of the Fairchild Group) and Television Broadcasts Limited which owns 20% of the business. Fairchild TV has studios in the Greater Toronto Area (Richmond Hill, Ontario) and Metro Vancouver (inside Aberdeen Centre in Richmond, British Columbia).

Contents

  • History 1
  • Operations 2
  • Programs 3
  • Current local programming list 4
    • Weekly/daily programs 4.1
    • Annual events 4.2
  • Current artistes & presenters 5
  • Notable former presenters 6
  • See also 7
  • Rival Stations 8
  • External links 9

History

The Cantonese broadcasting service, Chinavision Canada was rebranded as Fairchild TV when Fairchild purchased Chinavision.

Operations

Fairchild TV Studio in Richmond Hill

In Ontario, Fairchild TV signs on at 06:00 EST and signs off at 04:05 EST. In Metropolitan Vancouver, Fairchild TV signs on at 06:00 PST and signs off at 04:05 PST. In Calgary and Edmonton, Fairchild TV signs on at 07:00 MST and signs off at 05:05 MST.

More than 475,000 Chinese Canadians across Canada watch Fairchild Television each day, roughly 70% of the whole Chinese population in Canada.

FTV operates two standard definition television channels: Fairchild TV in Cantonese and Talentvision in Mandarin. Both stations use programming from Vancouver, Toronto, and Calgary. As of 23 May 2013, Fairchild TV launched two High Definition (HD) channels: Fairchild TV 2 HD in Cantonese and Talentvision 2 HD in Mandarin.

Fairchild TV's logo used from 1993-2013.

Programs

Fairchild TV broadcasts local (Canadian) and overseas (Asian) programming in the Cantonese language. It also serves as an overseas station of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant, Miss Chinese Toronto Pageant, New Talent Singing Awards Vancouver Audition, New Talent Singing Awards Toronto Audition and Calgary New Talent Singing Awards. These programs are broadcast live nationally. Many of the contestants from these contests have gone on to hosting television shows on Fairchild TV and some earn fame in Asia. Most notable are Bernice Liu (廖碧兒), Linda Chung (鍾嘉欣), and Leanne Li (李亞男), they were former Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant and Miss Chinese International Pageant winners, and Jacky Chu, Elva Hsiao and Jade Kwan of New Talent Singing Awards Vancouver Audition.

Current local programming list

Weekly/daily programs

  • Alberta Report 亞省面面觀
  • Leisure Talk 大城小聚
  • Morning Exercise 最緊要運動
  • Saturday Sneak Preview 星期六搜畫
  • Timeline Magazine 時代雜誌
  • What's On 熒幕八爪娛
  • Magazine 26 26分鐘見證實錄
  • Media Focus 傳媒對焦

Annual events

Current artistes & presenters

Name Active at FTV since Associated city Currently hosting Previously hosted Notables
Ada Luk
陆小雯
2000 Vancouver Magazine 26 Smart Consumer Also news anchor for Fairchild TV News
Alice Ngan
顏智明
2000 Toronto Timeline Magazine
Andy Lung
龙 本
1999 Vancouver Saturday Sneak Preview
Angela Wai
韋文琪
2001 Calgary Alberta Report Also DJ at FM 94.7
Anita Lee
李慧雅
2000 Toronto Leisure Talk What’s On
Annabelle Louie
雷安娜
1998 Vancouver Leisure Talk, Cantonese Opera II 80s Hong Kong Cantopop singer
Benny Yau
邱穟恆
2000 Vancouver What’s On, Angling Unlimited NTSA Vancouver 2000 First Runner-Up
Bernice Taam
譚鄭瑛玲
1995 Vancouver Cooking is Fun series
Brian Chan
陈本岡
2008 Vancouver What’s On
Ca Lee Mo
毛嘉莉
2006 Vancouver What’s On Modern Design
Chung-Ming Poon
潘宗明
1998 Toronto Leisure Talk previous Hong Kong TVB presenter
Cici Chen
陈娜良子
2009 Vancouver Vancouver-Shanghai Expo Gala 2009 Miss Chinese Vancouver 2008; Miss Chinese International Pageant 2009 Second Runner-Up
Danny Lau
刘沛龙
2005 Vancouver Leisure Talk,Education in Canada Also DJ at FM 96.1
Deborah Moore
狄寶娜摩亞
1995 Vancouver Living with Deborah Miss Hong Kong 1981 Second Runner-up. Also Program Hostess at AM 1470
Delon Lew
廖德隆
1999 Vancouver Saturday Sneak Preview Also DJ at AM 1470
Dominic Lam
林嘉華
1995 Toronto Leisure Talk Current TVB contract artiste in Hong Kong. Also DJ at AM 1430 in Toronto
Elva Ni
倪晨曦
2006 Toronto What’s On MCT 2005 Winner
Emily Ng
吳小盼
2008 Vancouver Leisure Talk Martial Art Rhythm
Gary Yan
甄嘉亮
2008 Vancouver What's On NTSA Vancouver 2008 Finalist
Grace Xiao
曉 露
2006 Toronto Mandarin Profile
Herbert Au-Yeung
歐陽兆君
2001 Calgary Alberta Report Also DJ at FM 94.7
Ivan Ho
何念如
2009 Calgary Alberta Report NTSA Calgary 2008 First Runner-Up
Ivy Hou
侯薔薔
2008 Toronto What's On MCT 2008 First Runner-Up
Jackie Tse
謝展基
2008 Vancouver What's On Also DJ at FM 96.1
Jessica Cheung
張葆頤
2005 Vancouver What’s On NTSA Vancouver 2005 Finalist
Kenneth Lau
劉家逸
2004 Vancouver What’s On Broadway Camera Photography II
Mary Lo
盧玉鳳
1995 Vancouver Leisure Talk Hit Music Zone Also DJ at AM 1470
Ricky Cheung
張文謙
1993 Vancouver Leisure Talk Fast & Fun English, Broadway Camera Fun with DV
William Ho
何活權
2004 Vancouver Leisure Talk Cantonese Opera III Also Morning Radio Show host at AM 1470
Shan Tam
譚芷珊
2002 Vancouver Saturday Sneak Preview Canadian film producer
Tony Ma
馬光浩
2002 Vancouver Saturday Sneak Preview Also Film Reviewer at Fairchild Radio Vancouver FM 96.1, member of Vancouver Film Critics Circle
Paul Tam
譚振江
2008 Vancouver Martial Art Rhythm
Jennifer Lo
羅爵暉
2000 Toronto Leisure Talk Toyota World of Wildlife Also DJ at AM 1430
Leo Shiu
蕭嘉俊
2001 Toronto Leisure Talk What's On
Rebecca Liu
劉雨薇
2006 Toronto Mandarin Profile
Rita Cheang
鄭敏銳
2005 Calgary Alberta Report Also DJ at FM 94.7
Susanna Chan
陳銘莉
2007 Toronto What’s On NTSA Toronto 2007 First Runner-Up
Thomas Chong
莊子軒
2005 Toronto What's On NTSA Toronto 2004 Second Runner-Up
Tommy Yu
余應雄
2004 Toronto Leisure Talk
Vincent Law
羅偉承
2008 Calgary Alberta Report NTSA Calgary 2007 Trendy Image Award
Vincent Leung
阿 晨
2008 Vancouver What's On Also DJ at Radio Television Hong Kong
Virginia Mok
莫綺雯
2006 Vancouver Leisure Talk,Slimming Beauty
Wendy Chan
陳曉瑩
2008 Vancouver Lifestyles of Seniors Miss Asia Pageant 1985 Finalist

Notable former presenters

The following is a list of former Fairchild Television presenters that are currently affiliated with other media outlets.

See also

Rival Stations

  • OMNI BC - Fairchild's main competitor in Metro Vancouver
  • OMNI.2 - Fairchild's competitor in the Greater Toronto Area
  • WOWtv - Fairchild's competitor in the Greater Toronto Area

External links

  • Fairchild TV



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