In November 2000, Global Television Network Inc. (Canwest), was given CRTC approval to launch a television channel called Adventure.
The channel was launched on September 7, 2001 as Lonestar.
On March 12, 2010, Lonestar would be renamed MovieTime.
Shaw Communications gained control of MovieTime on October 27, 2010 when it acquired Canwest.
Shaw sold its Media division to Corus on April 1, 2016.