CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2012) - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR)
Shaw TV is excited to launch five new national shows as part of its fall lineup of local programming. This week, viewers can tune into a robust schedule enhanced with exclusive content - from steamy firefighters and the anxiety of a wedding proposal, to the personal bucket lists of Canadians.
"We continue to deliver unique and diverse local community programming exclusively to our Shaw Cable customers," said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications Inc. "This fall, viewers can look forward to compelling in-house and community-produced dramas that look to engage viewers like never before."
Make it Happen - Everyone has a dream and Shaw TV is making things happen for Canadians each weeknight at 8:30 p.m. From bull riding, to crab fishing, to target shooting, Make it Happen captures unique bucket list requests as part of this innovative 13-part series.
Cooking with Fire - Get cooking in the kitchen with Canada's firefighters. Cooking with Fire pits squads against each other to see who can create the best dish and raise the most money for their charity. Cooking with Fire airs weeknights at 9:00 p.m.
The Proposal - The newest reality show on Shaw TV explores the drama and emotion of the wedding proposal - the anxiety, the preparations and the nerves. Each weeknight at 9:30 p.m., The Proposal takes viewers on an adventure with different couples, all leading up to one or the other popping the big question.
The Rush with Mike & Fiona - Vancouver's newest entertainment talk show is the ultimate package - entertaining, intelligent and interactive. Weeknights at 10:00 p.m., The Rush makes the viewer a guest, producer and co-host.
WHL Full On - Debuting October 29, WHL Full On is a 10-part series airing weeknights giving viewers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at life in the WHL. Exploring previously unknown elements of Canada's game, WHL Full On is a must-watch for any hockey fan.
For complete show details and schedules, please visit www.shaw.ca/shawtv.
For more information please visit www.shaw.ca.
About Shaw Communications Inc.
Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, History Television and Showcase. 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). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.