Radio & Television

Shipton to lead Cancon at CanWest

TORONTO - Effective immediately, Christine Shipton will oversee all original programming, both fiction and non-fiction, for CanWest MediaWorks, as vice-president, original programming. Since joining Global last spring as director, dramatic programming, Shipton (right), “has focused her efforts on building a robust development slate of fiction programs and overseeing the production of our new drama series, Falcon Beach (which is coming in January). She has been working with Shaftesbury Films to redevelop The Jane Show, which has resulted in the series being given the green light for broadcast in the spring of 2006,” says the press release. Shipton’s drama credits stem...