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Global National to Expand to Four More Stations

Global News is pleased to announce that its flagship newscast, Global National is expanding to four additional television stations. Starting today, Global National will air on CKSA, a Newcap-owned television station in Lloydminster. Beginning Tuesday, September 6, the show will also run on three additional Corus-owned stations: CKWS Kingston, CHEX Peterborough and Channel 12 Durham. The program will be broadcast …

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Global Renews Original Series Private Eyes Following a Hugely Successful First Season

Following a blockbuster first season that averaged over 1 million viewers (Ind. 2+) per episode, Global’s breakout hit and #1 new series of the summer, Private Eyes is renewed for a second season. The series, from leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), has received an impressive 18 episode order, with production set to begin in Toronto this fall.

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Global Unveils its 2016/2017 Primetime Schedule

Today, Global unveiled its magnetic 2016/2017 primetime schedule, adding 11 of the most sought-after new series this season to its heavyweight roster of longstanding hits. Building on Global’s solid schedule which garnered nearly 20 million weekly viewers last fall, including its successful fan favourites, NCIS franchise (NCIS, NCIS: LA, and NCIS: New Orleans) which reached nearly 6 million weekly viewers …

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Corus Entertainment to Acquire Shaw Media

Corus Entertainment Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of Shaw Media Inc. (“Shaw Media”) from Shaw Communications Inc. (“SCI”) for $2.65 billion to be paid through a combination of cash and Corus Class B Shares. The transaction will give Corus ownership of all of Shaw Media’s leading brands, resulting in a combined portfolio …

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Global Delivers Super-Charged Slate of New Series and Returning Primetime Hits this Fall

Today, Shaw Media announced Global‘s action-packed 2015/2016 fall schedule. Strengthening its already rock solid schedule of powerful dramas, Global is set to debut 13 new super-charged series. One of the most anticipated new shows for fall, with an astounding 12 million trailer views on YouTube in just two weeks, Supergirl joins Global’s powerhouse fall lineup. From the DC Comics Universe, …