Channel Zero (company)

2308740 Ontario Inc. (doing business as Channel Zero) is an independent Canadian broadcasting and media group, which holds assets in television broadcasting and film distribution.

The company is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with its main office in the Junction.


Ownership structure

After a settlement following a lawsuit in 2011 with former co-owners Harold Balde and Anthony D'Andrea, "Channel Zero" created a new simplified ownership structure for all of "Channel Zero" licences, under the name 2308740 Ontario Inc.

  • C.J. ("Cal") Millar - President and C.O.O; 39.3%
  • Romen Podzyhun - Chairman and C.E.O; 39.3%
  • Christopher J. Fuoco - Vice-President, Sales and Marketing; 21.4%



Channel Zero owns six specialty television channels, including three pornographic channels. CHCH Hamilton is the company's sole over-the-air station, which it acquired from Canwest and took control of on August 31, 2009. It is an independent station licensed to Hamilton, Ontario and was previously an owned-and-operated station of the Canadian E! television system. As part of the same transaction, Channel Zero also acquired CJNT Montreal, which it later sold to Rogers Media in 2012.

Conventional Television

Specialty Television Channels


Ouat Media (pronounced "what media") is a film sales and distribution company founded in 2006 that specializes in short-form content.

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