Corus Entertainment

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Corus’ so.da uncaps new Twitter series

Produced through the company’s in-house social content studio so.da, #DestinationDishes follows celebrity chefs as they create destination-themed meals.

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Corus promotes Troy Reeb to EVP of new ‘broadcast networks’ portfolio

The company on Thursday revealed a change to its organizational structure that brings TV, radio and digital platforms under the same umbrella.

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Nelvana, Sumitomo race into Geki Drive

Nelvana is teaming up with the Japanese investment company to bring a new animated racing series to market.

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In Brief: CMF, Wallimage invest $600K in VR copros

Plus: Corus sets the return date for Big Brother Canada, Toronto actor Sheila Shah is named ambassador for an international script competition, and more.

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Deals: Gusto, Blue Ant, Corus, Strada, Space Tigers

Gusto TV makes its Latin American debut, Blue Ant’s Smithsonian expands its global footprint, Corus lands a new food competition series and more.

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Strong TV results propel Corus to growth in Q1

Doug Murphy told analysts during an investor call this week that Nelvana is on track to increase its production output by 50% this year.

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Production on final chapter of Mary Kills People begins

Season three of the drama has added new talent behind and in front of the camera.

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Key business stories to watch in 2019

The Broadcast Act review, an upcoming federal election and continued digital disruption are set to dominate 2019′s business agenda.

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Vikings to end after season six

The long-running hit will conclude after its sixth season, which has already wrapped production.

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Which Canadian shows pulled in the biggest ratings in 2018?

This year’s chart is topped by long-running favourites, but a number of newer Canadian scripted series have also climbed the ranks.

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Playback’s most-read stories of 2018

It was a typically unpredictable year in the world of Canadian TV and film. Check out Playback‘s most-clicked stories of 2018.

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A ‘suite’ goodbye: Barbara Williams

Playback pays tribute to Williams’ 30-year TV career, which started in the newsroom of Citytv and wrapped in the C-suite of Corus Entertainment.