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TLN Media Group Family of TV Channels Now On FREE PREVIEW Across Canada

TLN Media Group Family of TV Channels
Now On
FREE PREVIEW Across Canada

(Toronto – September 23, 2020) Curling up on the couch just got better. For almost 9 million Canadians, starting this month Canada’s top TV carriers are collaborating with TLN Media Group to offer a nationwide free preview of  6 multicultural TV channels with diverse content that will Colour Your Life™.

Escape with celebrity chefs on culinary journeys around the world or in their home kitchens as they bring out your inner chef.  Cheer for your favourite soccer team from the comfort of your home on TLN TV,  the only Canadian TV channel broadcasting Serie A Italian League soccer! Keep up-to-speed on news and programs via all-Italian language news channel TGCOM24 & Mediaset Italia or our country’s leading all Spanish-language TV channel Univision Canada. Or learn a second language alongside your children as they indulge in fully-translated popular children’s shows broadcast on Teleniños and Telebimbi.

As a hub of multicultural influence for all Canadians, TLN Media Group is committed to keeping diverse audiences informed and entertained during these unprecedented times. In support of families doing their part to stay indoors to stop the spread of COVID, subscribers to TLN’s Newsletter will be entered for a chance to win a $50 gift card.*

TMG applauds the commitment shown by Canada’s largest television providers to support independent multicultural media. The national free preview of the TMG family of TV channels is a testament to the carriers` commitment to the country`s three million Italian and Hispanic Canadians, and the millions more who enjoy the English language programming offered on our main channel, TLN TV.

TMG TV channels on Free Preview include: 

  1. TLN TV – Culturally Connected English-Language Specialty TV Channel
  2. Univision Canada – The Country`s Leading All Spanish-Language TV Channel
  3. Teleniños – Canada’s First and Only All Spanish-Language Kids Channel
  4. Mediaset Italia – Premium All Italian-Language TV Channel
  5. Telebimbi – Canada’s First and Only All Italian-Language Kids Channel
  6. TGCOM 24 – Leading All Italian-Language News Channel

Participating carriers include: Bell TV/Fibe/MTS, Cogeco, Rogers, TV/Ignite, Shaw Cable, Shaw Direct, Vidéotron Illico/Helix.

*TLN Media Group channels free view will  last between 30 and 90 days depending on carrier.

*Subscription and contest details on

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For more information contact:
Bruna Aloe | Senior Director, Communications & Marketing | 416.744.5745 | [email protected]



About TLN Media Group
Originally established over 35 years ago as a single ethnic TV channel, TLN Media Group (TMG) has grown into Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting cultures on television, online and in communities through storytelling and shared experiences. Reaching millions of Canadians across the country, TMG is a leader in expressing and advocating Canadian multiculturalism.  As a content creator, TMG produces and commissions unique and culturally significant TV and digital programs distributed both in Canada and worldwide through its TMG Worldwide Media Distribution business unit. As a broadcaster since 1984, TMG’s flagship channel TLN TV has evolved into an English language multiculturally rich TV channel. TMG operates Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language TV channels led by Spanish language leader Univision Canada and top Italian language services Mediaset Italia Canada and TGCOM24 news network. TMG also launched and runs Canada’s first and only Heritage language channels for kids, Telebimbi and Teleniños. The family of Spanish language channels distributed by TMG also includes a group of 4 specialized foreign services, Cinelatino, Wapa TV, Television Dominicana and CentroAmerica TV. In addition, TMG operates EuroWorld Sport TV, a channel dedicated to sports fandom. TMG is also active in producing and promoting many experiential cultural events and festivals.

About TLN Television
TLN is the English-language specialty TV channel that adds colour to life through a rainbow of culturally connected programming and initiatives. The TLN lineup delights mainstream appetites for rich multicultural lifestyle and entertainment programming.  From international music specials and sports, exclusive and original food and travel series, to blockbuster films and unique original productions, TLN entertains and inspires a colourful life.   TLN is part of the TLN Media Group family of channels. |

About Univision Canada
Univision Canada is the leading Spanish-language television channel delivering the best programming from the Hispanic world to Canada’s 1.8 million Spanish speakers. The lineup features daily news, award-winning telenovelas, talk and reality shows, live music specials and top soccer coverage. Univision Canada is a TLN Media Group owned channel and can be seen from coast to coast in close to 2 million homes on all of Canada’s largest pay TV platforms. |

About Mediaset Italia
Featuring programming from Italy’s leading TV broadcast group, Mediaset Italia brings the best of Italian TV to Canada.  The 24 hour Italian-language TV channel includes the best entertainment, variety, fiction, comedy, sports and news programming direct from Italy complemented with Made in Canada community pleasing original shows.   Mediaset Italia is a TLN Media Group owned channel and can be seen from coast to coast in nearly 3 million homes on all of Canada’s largest pay TV platforms. |

About TGCOM 24
TGCOM 24 is a direct link to Italian and world affairs with breaking news as it happens, headlines every hour and in-depth studio discussions.  Stay connected with the latest in current affairs, politics, real-time business updates and complete sports highlights. TGCOM 24 is part of the TLN Media Group family of channels. |

 About Teleninos
Canada’s only all Spanish-language kids channel, Teleniños offers a commercial free destination for children of all ages from pre-school to teen to watch their favourite shows in Spanish. Acclaimed animated and live action series, popular family movies and much more, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Teleniños is a TLN Media Group channel. |

About Telebimbi
Canada’s only all Italian-language kids channel, Telebimbi offers a commercial free destination for children of all ages, from pre-school to teen to watch their favourite shows in Italian. Acclaimed animated and live action series, popular family movies and much more, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Telebimbi is a TLN Media Group channel. |

Community Events Videos

Chef Roberto and Jacqueline on their “Opening Sicily” Feature and New Restaurant Dova

Chef Roberto Marotta and Jacqueline Nicosia, owners of the popular Sicilian restaurants “Ardo” and “Dova” speak about their feature in the latest season of the TLN Original “Opening Sicily,” and the challenges while opening their newest restaurant “Dova” during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Dova” is now open for business bringing Sicilian eats to Cabbagetown. Find out more at or follow and @ARDOrestaurant on Instagram.

“Opening Sicily” is back on TLN for the newest season with Chef’s Craig Harding and Rob Rossi. Catch a free preview of the first episode of “Opening Sicily” on!

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Canadian Singer Andrea Ramolo Talks Performing the First Concert (Post-Lockdown)

Villa-charities, GTA’s hub for Italian culture and heritage, hosts the first post-lockdown concert with Canadian Singer Andrea Ramolo at the Columbus Centre.

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Designer Brian Gluckstein gives a tour of the Princess Margaret Home Lottery Showhome

Take a tour of the Fall 2020 Princess Margaret Home Lottery with designer Brian Gluckstein. This $6 Million Grand Prize includes the Showhome, Porsche and $1 Million Cash!

Go to for more details.

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Serie A Italian League Soccer returns to TLN TV

Let the countdown begin…

Serie A Italian League Soccer returns to TLN TV – home of the beautiful game – for the 2020-2021 season, starting September 19th. Catch over 200 matches with 6 live broadcasts every weekend and match of the day encore broadcasts every Saturday and Sunday at 9P.

Plus, get a sneak peek of the 2020-2021 season with the Serie A Italian League Soccer Preview Show | Sun Sep 13 4P | Tues Sep 15 8P | Fri Sep 18 8P

Community Events Videos


Celebrate your harvest by sharing your best zucchini photos with TLN TV for a chance to be featured on TV!

Thank you for all of your submissions from across Canada!

Stay tuned to TLN TV and Mediaset Italia for the winners to be announced in the upcoming weeks.

During the COVID-19 pandemic many of us rediscovered the relaxing pleasure of growing our own vegetables. Backyard, urban and private vegetable gardens became therapeutic. TLN Media Group invites Canadians to join us in  celebrating our harvest with the #myzucchiniTLN contest.

We want to see your best zucchini pics!

To enter the contest:
Snap a photo of your zucchini harvest and share on TLN Instagram (@tlntv), Facebook (@tlntelevision) or by email ([email protected]) with the hashtag #myzucchiniTLN

Contest has ended (August 28th).


Check out the entries below!

zucchini contest 2020

Caterina - Nobleton

Davide Vazzoler - Montreal

Domenico Rossi - Toronto

Giuseppe - Woodbridge

Maria - Woodbridge

Vittoria - Woodbridge

Alfonso - Montreal

Carlo - Mississauga

Dante Mellozzi - Montreal

Giuseppina - Montreal

Loffreda Family - Montreal

Maria Vittoria - Massimo

Nicolangelo Cioppi - Montreal

Orville Smith - Markham

Vincenzo Iervasi


Alex Turco - Toronto

Christine Hourihan & family - Passekeag NB

Donna Hunter - BC

Francesca Silla

Giovanni Lingi - Beeton

Joe Bianchi

Joe Russo - Woodbridge

Kaitlyn Ross

Louise Trajchef - Georgetown

Nina Koumoudouros

Robert Iarrobino

Alexandra - D'Avirro

Cathy Darmanin

Jeremy C - Winnipeg


Ross Manzone - Gravenhurst

Charlie Gallo

Chuck Derkach - Hamilton

Cristina Covelli - North York

Destiny Damphousse - Alberta

Fernando Spatolisano - Montreal

Irena Marone

Maria - Toronto

Maria and Linda - Toronto

Roberto Mosca

Sandra Barillaro

Dave Belcher

Sergio Re

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Serie A Returns to TLN TV on Sat, Sep 19

Mark your calendars! Top-tier European soccer, Serie A, returns to TLN TV this Saturday, September 19th.

Subscribe to the latest news, programming and match day schedules with GOAL TLN Soccer Club.

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#CanadaUnited A Success!

As a proud partner of the initiative, TLN Media Group joined RBC, the national network of Chambers of Commerce, Canadian business associations and more than 50 of Canada’s leading brands to help local businesses re-open and rebuild.

Thank you for continuing to buy, dine and shop local!

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Toronto singer-songwriter, Julie Neff

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Serie A Returns Sep 19

Mediaset Italia Canada personality, Antonio Giorgi discusses team kit changes, predictions and other headlines in anticipation of the 2020-2021 season of Serie A Italian League Soccer.

Catch the season kickoff on Saturday, September 19th, only on TLN TV!