Ottawa -- The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has approved an application by Canadian FUX Broadcasting Company to operate a television network in Canada.
Majority shareholders, René Lecavalier and Danny Gallivan, of Canadian FUX issued the following release: We are pleased the CRTC has granted approval to Canadian FUX. What Canada does at home and abroad is what we believe Canadians want from their FUX and we're proud to be "the new FUX in town." In true Canadian taste, the FUX slogan is "Impartial, Reserved and Polite."
Senior Executive President and well known right winger, Frank Mahovlich will be responsible for FUX Politics. According to Mahovlich, "The lineup will have some of the top right wingers in Canada, Yvon Cournoyer, Guy Lafleur and Glenn Anderson. From left of center there's, Mark Messier, Bob Gainey and Steve Shutt.Two veteran defense experts, Paul Coffey and Larry Robinson round out the FUX political team."
Senior Vice President and fashionista Don Cherry will head FUX Sports and Entertainment, while, well known financial consultant, Brian 'cash is king' Mulroney, will be Senior Vice President of FUX Financial.
Canadian FUX will launch the following programs in 2011:
- "The National with FUX in Ottawa," the nightly news from the nation's capital with Helena Guergis and Rahim Jaffer
- "FUX in Afghanistan, Dead or Alive," with right wing defense expert Larry Robinson, embedded with Canadian troops in Kandahar
- "Canadian FUX Pamela Anderson Live," nightly from Vancouver
- "The FUX Fox Hour," is a weekly entertainment program with Michael J.Fox
- "FUX Hockey," is a reality show hosted by Brian Burke and Ron Wilson. It follows the pair on their quest to make a winning hockey team after 43 years of being a loser
- "FUX at Large," is a talk show with Mike Myers featuring Canadians in the U.S.
- "26," is an action-comedy following hosers Bob & Doug McKenzie as they travel Canada with a two four of Moosehead and two roadies
- "Lots of Potash in the Prairie," is a series exploring the interaction of Saskatchewan's Brad Wall and Australia's Terence Corcoran over control of potash with guest appearances from Brazil and China
- "The X or Y Factor," is a drama about a son who wants to be a figure skater and a father who wants him to be a hockey player
- "The Loonie," is a sitcom. It stars Randy Quaid as a Canadian immigrant seeking asylum, while, battling "Star Whackers"
- "Royal Canadian on Air Farts," is a three part documentary hosted by Dave Broadfoot about Canadian 'on air royalty' featuring, Wayne & Shuster, "our pet" Juliette, Laurier LaPierre, Stompin' Tom Connors, Murray Westgate,Foster Hewitt,Percy Saltzman,Pierre Lalonde and Betty Kennedy
- "Je Me Souviens (I Remember)," is a comedic drama that follows the lives of the Montcalm and Wolfe families in Quebec City
- "The Eaton's," is an animated sitcom created by Robert Simpson. The show is about a bankrupt family consisting of Pascal, Steinbergs, Woolco, Morgan's and Dominion
- "Men with Grooms," is a documentary on Canada's legalization of same-sex marriage
- "Gee," is a sitcom about a young Asian flying throughout Canada disguised as an old white man verifying the "perimeter security" deal with the U.S.
- "FUX Your Money," is a finance program with Montreal investment advisor, Earl Jones
- "Big House," is a drama staring Conrad Black. It's the story of a Canadian newspaper magnate, who became the English Baron Black of Crossharbour, then #18330-424, the dishwasher, at a Florida Correctional Complex and now, wants to become a Canadian parole
On July 1, 2011, Canadian FUX will go live on air with luminaries, King Clancy, Lady Byng and Lord Stanley.Barenaked Ladies have written a song especially for the occasion called, "We are the FUX." It will be sung by an ensemble of Canadians including, Celine Dion, Nelly Furtado, Justin Bieber, Michael Bublé, Neil Young, Alanis Morrisette, Bryan Adams, Avril Lavigne, Randy Bachman, Robert Charlebois, Gordon Lightfoot, Shania Twain, k.d.lang, Roche Voisine and K'naan.
Canadian FUX, "Impartial, Reserved and Polite"