New Canadian foodie channel rolls out

Gusto, a new lifestyle cable channel has launched in Canada.

The specialty channel has rolled out on Bell’s pay TV platforms in Canada and said it will announce wider distribution soon.

The Ottowa-based channel is run by Chris Knight’s Knight Enterprises, which makes a range of culinary themed programming including The Great Canadian Food Show, Cook Like a Chef and License to Grill.

The new channel will have cooking and food-related programming in the evenings and home, fashion, health and other lifestyle programming in other parts of the schedule.

The channel launched this week with a free preview on the Bell TV and Bell Fibe services.