Shaw Launches New HD Channels

Shaw Communications has announced the launch of five new channels - SPACE, Business News Network, Bravo!, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet - all in High-Definition.

The new HD channels are available on free preview until January 31, 2012 to Shaw HD Cable customers. Those who currently subscribe to the Standard-Definition versions of these channels will automatically receive the corresponding High-Definition channel at no extra cost.

"Our customers can count on us to deliver the highest quality and best selection of HD entertainment," said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications Inc. "We're proud to add SPACE, Bravo!, Business News Network, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet to our already world class selection of HD channels and offerings."