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Corus to launch 12-channel package via Amazon Prime Video Channels

StackTV will see specialty channels including Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada and W Net offered outside of a traditional cable package for the first time.

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Corus sets specialty lineup for 2019/20

W Network’s drama pick ups included Riverdale spinoff Katy Keene, with Corus adding around 30 new titles in total across its specialty portfolio.

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In brief: Indian Horse creates $15.3M in economic output

CBC/Radio-Canada partners with the Canada Council for the Arts on a new initiative, plus Corus will integrate Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge into its programming.

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Twitter Canada launches Originals banner for social content

The social platform is expanding its partnership with Corus Entertainment’s in-house digital agency so.da as it looks to pull more brands toward original content.

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Corus deepens Wiggles pact with ABC Commercial

The Canadian broadcaster has nabbed the exclusive broadcast rights to content like season two of Emma! and the exclusive rights to various studio-recorded specials.

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Shaw to sell Corus stake in $548M share sale

Shaw Communications will no longer hold an equity interest in Corus Entertainment once the offering closes later this month.

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Maria Hale exits Corus

The veteran TV exec has served as SVP of Global Entertainment and content acquisition since 2016.

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In brief: Carmilla co-creator among Corus Writer’s Apprentice picks

Plus: Wattpad heads to Singapore and Netflix sets a premiere date for Muse Entertainment’s MOW Good Sam.

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Global TV announces early summer lineup

Detective drama Private Eyes and the final season of Mary Kills People will premiere in May.

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Breakthrough goes ‘Wild’ with Bonterra

Production is underway on Breaking Wild, a new 10-episode docuseries set to premiere on Corus Entertainment’s History channel next year.

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TV revenues up 5% for Corus in Q2

An uptick in TV ad spending continued to be the main driver, with overall revenues hitting $353.5 million.

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How Nurses subverts the typical medical procedural model

Creator and showrunner Adam Pettle shares how he built his most diverse writers’ room yet to create a new kind of medical drama.