Shaw picks up Score HD

The high-def sports channel extends its reach into Western Canada.

The high-definition spin-off of The Score has been picked up by Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct, extending the sports channel’s reach into Western Canada.

The Score HD, which simulcasts the programming seen on the standard channel, is now available in 6.6 million households, according to parent Score Media. It is also carried by Bell TV, Rogers Cable, Eastlink and Videotron, among others.

‘We look forward to delivering The Score HD, including our signature short-form programming and our exciting line-up of live events, to Shaw customers across Canada,’ said CEO John Levy in a statement.