Discretionary Services Regulations (SOR/2017-159)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13 and last amended on 2017-09-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 1(Sections 1 and 8)

Key Figures

Column 1Column 2
ItemProgram DescriptionAlphanumeric Characters
1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th
1Origin
Canada (other than Quebec)1
United States2
Other7
Quebec8
2Time Credits
A program for which 150% credit is given under a condition of licence4
A program for which 150% credit is not given under a condition of licence5
3Exhibition
Original exhibition of a program that has been broadcast or distributed by another licensed broadcasting undertaking1
Original first-run program (original exhibition of a program that has not been broadcast or distributed by another licensed broadcasting undertaking)2
Repeat exhibition of a program3
Live broadcast4
4Production Source
Discretionary service (licensee)1
Related production company2
Other TV station or programming service (include call sign or name)3
Television network (include network identifier)4
Canadian independent producer (include Commission “C” number or the number assigned by the Department of Canadian Heritage)5
Co-venture (include Commission “S.R.” number)6
Canadian programs from any government and productions of the National Film Board (include the source)7
Programs from any source that are not accredited as Canadian programs (include the pertinent dubbing credit and Commission “D” or “C” number if applicable)8
Treaty co-production9
5Target audience
Preschool children (0-5 years)1
Children (6-12 years)2
Teenagers (13-17 years)3
Adults (18 years and over)4
6Categories
Information:
010
  • (2) (a) Analysis and interpretation

02A
  • (b) Long-form documentary

02B
  • (3) Reporting and actualities

030
040
  • (5) (a) Formal education and preschool

05A
  • (b) Informal education/Recreation and leisure

05B
Sports:
06A
  • (b) Amateur sports

06B
Music and Entertainment:
  • (7) Drama and comedy (include the appropriate Commission drama credit if applicable)

  • (a) Ongoing dramatic series

07A
  • (b) Ongoing comedy series (sitcoms)

07B
  • (c) Specials, mini-series or made-for-TV feature films

07C
  • (d) Theatrical feature films aired on TV

07D
  • (e) Animated television programs and films

07E
  • (f) Programs of comedy sketches, improvisation, unscripted works, stand-up comedy

07F
  • (g) Other drama

07G
  • (8) (a) Music and dance other than music video programs or clips

08A
  • (b) Music video clips

08B
  • (c) Music video programs

08C
090
100
  • (11) (a) General entertainment and human interest

11A
  • (b) Reality television

11B
Other:
120
  • (13) Public service announcements

130
  • (14) Infomercials, promotional and corporate videos

140
  • (15) Filler programming

150
 
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