Articles Tagged ‘Shaw Media’



Barbara Williams named Shaw Media president

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



TV needs guidelines, not regulations, Shaw tells CRTC

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Company executives stressed allowing market forces to decide on pick-and-pay and cable unbundling in its Let’s Talk TV presentation. (Shaw Media EVP of content Barb Williams pictured)



Let’s Talk TV: Digital

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Ahead of Monday’s hearings, broadcasters and digital players weigh in on whether OTT services like Netflix should be required to fund local content.



Bell, Corus supersize HBO Canada with library deals

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Throwing down the premium-content gauntlet in the race for viewer loyalty, Bell Media and Corus Entertainment have announced major new content deals with HBO.



Paul Robertson dies at 59

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The president of Shaw Media and EVP of Shaw Communications passed away yesterday after a battle with pancreatic cancer.



How Shomi aims to take on Netflix Canada

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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”

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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

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



Food Network Canada focuses on its faces

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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: Simultaneous substitution

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Ahead of this fall’s CRTC hearings, a look at the issues and arguments for and against the longstanding policy of substituting Canadian ads into US programming.