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Shaw Media to end “Canadian Pickers”

The Canadian junkyard scavenger series, inspired by the original American Pickers, will not be renewed following the broadcast of its final four episodes in December on History.
November 19, 2013

Shaw Media in Canada is cancelling Canadian Pickers after the final four episodes air in December on History Television, ending a four-season run.

The climax for the Canadian scavenger hunt series, a local format adaptation of Cineflix Productions’ American Pickers series, will include an all-day marathon with the airing of the final two episodes on December 23.

Canadian Pickers, hosted by Scott Cozens and Sheldon Smithens, will have run for 52 episodes on History Television.

“We are thankful for the opportunity to work with Scott, Sheldon and the entire Canadian Pickers team on this much-loved Canadian series,” Barbara Williams,¬†Shaw Media’s senior VP of content, said in a statement.

 

From Playback Daily.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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