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Global sets Departure’s fall landing for October

The channel has picked up a number of CBS scripted and unscripted programs to fill the gaps in its fall schedule, including One Day at a Time.

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Corus inks multi-year deal for Sky Studios originals

The deal gives Corus additional flexibility as it looks to build out its programming schedule in the back half of the year.

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CRTC greenlights Corus’ request for CPE flexibility

Corus’ proposal, which was strongly opposed by a number of industry organizations last fall, was not granted in full, however.

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Big Brother Canada renewed at Global; Arisa Cox takes on EP role

Season nine of the the reality series, produced by Insight Productions, is slated to debut in spring 2021.

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Doug Murphy on Peacock deal, StackTV growth and Corus Studios

The Corus president and CEO said the company’s IP ownership and sales strategy has ramped up during the pandemic.

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Corus feels COVID-19 impact as revenue drops 24% in Q3

While a sharp drop in advertising revenue caused the declines, there were brights spots as the company’s OTT offering StackTV hit 200,000 subs.

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Upfronts ’20: Corus sets 43 new, returning originals across lineup

The broadcaster is leaning on its roster of originals, returning acquisitions and a newly inked deal for Peacock original series to boost its 2020/21 fall schedule.

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Deals: Corus, Cineflix Rights, Blue Ant

Global adds two award-winning newsmagazines ahead of its Upfront, while Apple teams with Cineflix Rights and Kan 11 to co-produce Tehran.

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Corus tackles climate change in kid-targeted doc special

Corus EVP Colin Bohm shares how CitizenKid: Earth Comes First fits into the company’s original content strategy and how they formed the partnership with White Pine Pictures.

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Island of Bryan sets its U.S. debut with a new title

U.S. network HGTV picked up the first season from Corus Studios with the revamped title of Renovation Island, set to premiere June 7.

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Corus creates first social series on Pinterest

Made You Look is part of an effort to build brand love with Slice’s millennial female audience as Pinterest explores the video content space.

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In brief: Telefilm grows its exec team

Plus: Several Canadian titles make Annecy’s Official Selection and ET Canada will broadcast a week-long country music concert fundraiser.