Since 1955, CHEX Television has been serving the Kawartha Lakes and east-central Ontario from its studios in Peterborough. CHEX is available on 52 cable systems throughout the province, and across the country on Shaw Direct and Bell TV satellite systems. Newswatch reflects Peterborough and the surrounding area, offering four daily newscasts and updates throughout each weekday. The CHEX Daily, a lifestyle magazine style show, has the community at heart, providing an up-close and personal look at area events, personalities and businesses. Newswatch @ 6 is the #1 source for in depth local news in the region covering local, national, international news, weather, sports and business. Newswatch Late Edition wraps up the day with a summary of the tops local news stories of the day.

CHEX Television also plays a significant role supporting charitable community endeavors, such as the Easter Seals Telethon, the Little Lake Musicfest, Peterborough Aids Resource Network, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, Cystic Fibrosis, The Festival of Trees supporting the Peterborough Regional Health Centre and countless local public service campaigns.