Omni Television relaunches Omni.2
Omni Television of Toronto has relaunched its Omni.2 channel to broadcast multicultural programming exclusively. According to the company, this will be this only conventional television station in Ontario to focus exclusively on ethnic programming. The channel's schedule will now carry an additional 35 hours of programming, such as documentaries and films, aimed primarily at Asian and South Asian communities. The schedule includes content in 20 languages including Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, Tamil, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Urdu, Vietnamese and Farsi. "Omni Television has a legacy of being entrenched in the diverse communities throughout Canada and our strategy to program all ethnic content on Omni.2 in Ontario reaffirms our commitment to serving Canada's multilingual communities," said Madeline Ziniak, national vice-president of Omni Television. "Omni Television continues to be a leader and trendsetter in delivering multilingual programming and this refocused program schedule is designed to better reflect and meet the demands of Canada’s changing demographics with a focus on Asian and South Asian content."