Articles Tagged ‘Barbara Williams’

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Fall TV strategies carry into mid-season

Our TV checkup shows most of the major networks are sticking to “escapist” programming this winter to draw viewers in.

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Upfronts 2017: Six dramas, four comedies join Global schedule

Barbara Williams, EVP and COO at Corus Entertainment, on Global’s new content and how conventional TV is finding its footing again.

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Corus ask for flexibility to compete against SVODs: CRTC hearings

Execs from the entertainment company cited increased competition from SVODs – for programming, not just viewers – as one of the industry’s biggest challenges.

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Corus unveils new brand, leadership team

Mario Cecchini and Christine Shipton are leaving the company as part of leadership changes as the deal to acquire Shaw Media closes today.

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Barbara Williams urges female execs to reach higher

Shaw Media’s president and EVP of broadcasting on why connecting with CEOs is key to advancement and her hopes for The Protege Project.

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Shaw Media names new SVP content

Christine Shipton, who until now worked as VP original content for Shaw Media moves into the role previously held by Barbara Williams.

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Barbara Williams named Shaw Media president

Williams takes on the new role following the passing of Paul Robertson earlier this month.

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How Shomi aims to take on Netflix Canada

Top Rogers Media and Shaw Media execs on Tuesday outlined the benefits of content and curation for their new video portal to launch in November.

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FYI: Shows and a launch date are out for the new channel

Shaw Media aims to target a younger female demo with the rebranded channel, with programming including shows like Epic Meal Empire.

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Global’s Remedy gets Monday treatment

The new medical drama hopes to find a sweet spot against comedy and serial killer dramas on rival nets.

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Robertson and Williams talk Global Go

Shaw Media’s president Paul Robertson and SVP content Barbara Williams on the ad opps and shows available on the new service.

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Shaw reveals DTour rebrand details

The new specialty channel has also unveiled its primetime lineup, which includes series like Rock My RV.

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Fall TV: Canadian networks talk up daytime TV

The daytime viewer demographic is expanding, and a new brand of talk TV is stepping in to create social media-friendly water-cooler fodder for the wider, changing audience.

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Shaw to rebrand a specialty channel, launch Twitter partnership

Barbara Williams tells MiC about the media co’s fall offerings, with Global adding 18 new shows to its 2013-14 lineup.

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ABC and Global Television renew Rookie Blue

The fourth season of the Canadian drama about rookie cops is in development, with production set to start in Toronto on Aug. 20.