Articles Tagged ‘Shaw Media’

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.

Reaction to launch of industry’s “worst kept secret”


The heads of Starcom MediaVest Group Canada, Dentsu Aegis Network Canada and UM on the potential benefits and pitfalls of Shomi.

Rogers and Shaw take on Netflix with launch


The two media companies have announced Shomi, a subscription-based VOD service.

Food Network Canada focuses on its faces


The Shaw Media channel has put the final touches on a brand refresh with a new campaign coinciding with a free national preview for the channel.

Let’s Talk TV: Set-top box measurement


Should Canada have a standard measurement system that includes set-top box numbers? How the broadcasters feel ahead of this fall’s CRTC series.

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.

CBC nabs new senior creative director from Shaw

People Moves

Munro Cullen has joined the pubcaster, working on its communications, marketing and brand team.

Under the Dome takes the viewership prize: Numeris


The Global show topped the charts, while the World Cup was the most viewed weekly program for June 30 to July 6, 2014.

The battle’s on, everywhere


Media cos are locking up content rights, beefing up their catch-up services and launching online original content in a bid to conquer the digital space.

Bell, Rogers, Shaw stake positions on pick-and-pay


Ahead of this fall’s Let’s Talk TV hearings, the distributors publicly release their positions on the pick-and-pay debate, advocating for different models of flexible channel choice.