Pick and Pay Shaw customers have more choice and flexibility when it comes to the selection and packaging of their TV services.
With Pick and Pay, you have the choice of subscribing to additional channels on a Pick and Pay basis above and beyond your chosen TV package.
Why the new offering?
Did You Know
In order to access to individual channels via Pick and Pay you must have (at a minimum) Limited TV which includes select local channels and mandatory channels as required by the CRTC.
Learn More: Limited TV Channels
In order to add Pick and Pay channels you must have a TV Plan with Shaw.
Shaw Customers with an Existing TV Plan
Shaw also offers the ability to customize your channel programs with theme packs as well as the option to create your own Custom 10 Pack where you can pick any 10 channels to create your own custom theme pack. In order to pick your theme packs or ten channels, follow these steps:
Related: Shaw TV Channels
You can also add channels through MyShaw.
From My Services > TV Option
From Add Service Option
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about Shaw Pick and Pay.
When does Pick and Pay begin?
Pick and Pay is available as of November 2016 for Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct customers.
Do I need to change my existing package in order to add pick-and-pay channels?
No all pre-existing packaging have been maintained and there is no need for current customers to make any changes to their current subscription.
Do I need a Shaw TV plan to order individual channels?
Yes, at this time customers must have Limited TV, Personal TV, Popular TV or Premier TV to take advantage of Let's Talk TV, Pick and Pay and Pick 10 packages.
What channels are available with Pick and Pay?
Over 180 channels are available as part of our Pick and Pay offerings. Visit Shaw.ca for a list of channels available as part of the Pick and Pay offerings.
Are all channels available with Pick and Play?
No. Some channels are part of what is called a Multiplexed Channel which are only offered in groups. Premium and Multiplex channels not included as part of Pick and Pay include:
Can I subscribe to just HBO?
How much do individual channels cost?
Most specialty channels are available for either $3 or $5 per month.
Is Pick and Pay cheaper than my existing TV package?
It depends on your current package and TV plan that you are on. Some plans are grandfathered based on old service offerings that may no longer be available. Depending on your viewing needs a Shaw TV plan may still be the best option for your needs.
If I order a channel that is offered in High Definition, does it include the Standard Definition (SD) version as well?
Yes (if there is an SD version available).
Why are some Pick and Pay channels more expensive than others?