Dusk was a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel owned by Corus Entertainment and Shaw Media. Dusk broadcast programming consisting of films, television dramas, and reality TV, and documentary-style television series from the thriller, suspense and supernatural genres.HistoryIn November 2000, Corus, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated, was granted approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to launch a television channel called HorrorVision, described as "a national English-language Category 2 specialty television service designed for Canadian adults 18-49. Programming will consist of horror and thriller movies and series as well as occasional magazine style shows focusing on the genre."The channel was launched as Scream on September 7, 2001 as a joint venture between Corus Entertainment and Alliance Atlantis. Programming on Scream focused primarily on horror, thriller, and suspense films and television series.On January 18, 2008, a joint venture between Canwest and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners known as CW Media, acquired 49% of Scream through its purchase of Alliance Atlantis' broadcasting assets, which were placed in a trust in August 2007.