Articles Tagged ‘Shaw Media’



Shomi signs content deal with Starz Digital Media

DigitalTelevision

The SVOD rights deal is the second in as many weeks as the upstart Canadian video portal girds for battle with Netflix Canada.



Shaw Media names new SVP content

DigitalPeople MovesTelevision

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



Going hyperlocal with Global News 1

Television

Shaw Media hopes a focus on local news programming and innovative technology can make its proposed Global News 1 channel a hit, says Troy Reeb, SVP news and station operations.



Barbara Williams named Shaw Media president

DigitalPeople MovesTelevision

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



TV needs guidelines, not regulations, Shaw tells CRTC

DigitalTelevision

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

DigitalTelevision

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

DigitalTelevision

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

News

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

DigitalMobileTelevision

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”

DigitalFeaturesMobileTelevision

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