Sex-Shop Television Inc. received CRTC approval in 2009 to launch a channel called Vanessa. The French version of the channel launched first - in 2010. With CRTC approval, Vanessa became a bilingual channel in 2012. The English channel opened up in 2013 and the bilingual channel went back to French programming. An HD feed was launched in 2014. On October 28, 2014, Vanessa became VividTV. The channel was renamed Dorcel TV Canada on September 1, 2018.