Corus

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Banff ’18: Kevin MacLellan on Hayu’s Canadian launch

NBCU’s chairman of global distribution and international discusses the SVOD’s rollout, working with local broadcasters and competing globally.

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TwitterFronts: MMVAs, Corus shortform series

The social media company’s first Canadian upfront outlined its video programming strategy for the coming season.

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Sesame Workshop, Nelvana strike deal

In addition to content airing exclusively on Corus’ Treehouse net, Nelvana will now represent Sesame Street’s licensing efforts in Canada.

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Corus revenue, profit hold steady in Q2 financials

Gains in both subscriber and merchandising revenues offset a 3% decrease in quarterly TV advertising revenue.

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Predicting the future of Cancon distribution, part two

In filings to the CRTC, broadcasters and industry groups battle on how best to fund Cancon in the years ahead.

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Deals: Corus, Attraction, Blue Ant, ole

Corus inks a slew of international sales including deals for Backyard Builds and Home to Win, Blue Ant will rep Architect Films’ catalogue, plus more.

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Global greenlights season two of Ransom

The drama is produced by Entertainment One, Sienna Films, Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions and Budapest-based Korda Studios.

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BGM teams with Electric Pictures on WWI int’l copro

The Canada-Australia coproduction 100 Days to Victory is a co-commission from Corus, Foxtel and BBC Scotland.

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Brigitte Vincent joins Groupe V Media

The former programming exec at Corus begins her new role in October.

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Global orders more Private Eyes

The eOne drama adds a third season to its roster, with 12 episodes in development.

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Corus-owned YA imprint takes rights to Carmilla

Kids Can Press has optioned worldwide publishing rights to the scripted digital series from Shaftesbury.

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Travelers heads to season two

Production on the Showcase original will begin in Vancouver this March.