Shaw Communications Inc.
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Shaw Communications Inc.

December 22, 2007 05:58 ET

Shaw Communications Inc.: The Christmas Tree Channel Premieres on Shaw Cable

Shaw's Signature Fire Log introduces Series Spin Off

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 22, 2007) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) - Christmas tree lovers rejoice! Now Shaw customers can enjoy the beauty and joy of a Christmas tree without the falling needles, tangled lights or sap covered hands. Shaw Communications welcomes the Christmas tree channel to the ever-popular holiday programming lineup. Joining the critically acclaimed fire log blockbuster, the Christmas tree will make its exclusive debut on Shaw and Star Choice TV beginning December 21.

This must-see premier of the Christmas tree channel will offer delighted Shaw viewers on-going coverage of a 50-foot Colorado Spruce that is magnificently decorated with more than 6,000 multicoloured light bulbs and hundreds of festive ornaments.

"Adding the Christmas tree to our lineup provides viewers a variety of holiday classics to light up their homes and warm their spirits." said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications.

Airing exclusively from December 21 through January 2, Shaw Digital television customers can find the Christmas tree on channel 280 and the fire log on channel 1. Analog cable customers can enjoy the Christmas tree on December 25 on their local Shaw TV station or enjoy the dedicated fire log channel. This channel varies by region, please check your local TV listings.

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) to 3.3 million customers including almost 1.5 million Internet subscribers through a reliable and extensive network, which comprises over 575,000 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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