Some channels available on Shaw Direct programming packages as of 2015 include E!, TSN, CBC News, CTV and NBC. Shaw Direct, formerly known as Star Choice, has the Digital Lite, Digital Favourites and Ultimate packages. Shaw Direct also offers Bronze, Platinum, Silver Gold and Titanium packages.
Shaw Direct's Digital Lite package is the least expensive of its programming choices. The Digital Lite package has Canadian entertainment channels such as CMT, Game TV and MuchMusic. The Digital Lite package also carries American networks such as ABC, CBS, FOX and PBS.
The Digital Favourites package carries more channels than the Digital Lite package. The Digital Favourites package carries additional entertainment channels such as A&E, Bravo, MTV Canada, SPIKE and TLC. This package also has more children's channels, including Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Disney Junior and Disney XD. The Digital Favourites package also showcases more American news networks, such as CNBC, CNN, Fox News and HLN.
The Ultimate package is Shaw Direct's most comprehensive package. The Ultimate package carries other entertainment channels, such as BET, MTV2, Game Show Network, Cosmopolitan TV and Food Network. This package also provides access to more sports channels, such as Fight Network, NBA TV, ESPN Classic, NFL Network and World Fishing Network.