Shaw Media and A+E Networks today announced the extensive expansion of their long-standing partnership to bring two exciting new channels, Lifetime and H2, to Canada.

Additionally, Shaw Media’s number one entertainment specialty channel, History Television will transition to HISTORY. Slated to launch in fall 2012, the new channels will join Shaw Media’s slate of top-ranked specialty channels.

“A+E Networks is the force behind a number of the most sought-after TV brands and is recognized as a leader in pioneering innovative content,” says Paul Robertson, Group Vice President of Broadcasting and President of Shaw Media. “Through our deepened partnership with A+E Networks we continue to stake our claim as a frontrunner in the television industry and reinforce our unwavering commitment to giving Canadians access to the best possible content.” Continue reading »