Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc.

November 27, 2008 18:09 ET

Popular Christmas Classics Kick Off the Holidays

Shaw's Signature Fire Log and Christmas Tree Return

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 27, 2008) - When it's time to deck the halls and rock around the Christmas tree, Shaw (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) customers can delight in the magic of television with the return of its critically-acclaimed Fire Log and Christmas Tree classics on Shaw and Star Choice over the holiday season beginning December 1.

Fire Log and Christmas Tree fans of old and new will cozy up in front of their television and enjoy all the warmth of a natural, flickering fire. They may also revel in Shaw's coverage of a 50-foot Colorado Spruce that is magnificently decorated with more than 6,000 multicoloured light bulbs and hundreds of festive ornaments. Both classics will surely keep viewers on the edge of their seats throughout this thrilling holiday program.

"With both the Fire Log and Christmas Tree channels airing over this year's festive season, Shaw customers will experience holiday programming like never before," said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications. "Our Fire Log and Christmas Tree channels are a wonderful compliment to holiday programming and signifies Shaw's commitment to providing its customers only the finest in holiday television."

Airing exclusively from December 1 through January 15, Shaw Digital television customers can find the Fire Log in High Definition on channel 230 or channel 1 for analog cable customers. The Christmas Tree can be found on select channels and customers are invited to check their TV listings or SHAW.CA.

For Star Choice customers the Christmas Tree can be found on channel 330, the Fire Log on 329 and in HD on December 25 on channel 217. For more information, visit STARCHOICE.COM.

About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications company whose core business is providing broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Digital Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business Solutions) and satellite direct-to-home services (through Star Choice). The Company serves 3.4 million customers, including over 1.5 million Internet and 610,000 residential Digital Phone customers, through a reliable and extensive network, which comprises 625,000 kilometres of fibre. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR).

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