Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CJR.B)

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Corus Entertainment Inc is a media and content company founded in 1999.

The entertainment firm creates and delivers series and digital content for the global audience. The company claims to have grown through strategic acquisition and operating discipline since its inception.

On 1st April 2016, Corus acquired the portfolio of television brands from Shaw Media.

It operates under three broad segments: television, radio, and content.

Television

The portfolio comprises 15 conventional television stations and 33 specialty television channels, including:
• Global Television
• History®
• HGTV Canada
• Disney Channel Canada
• OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada
• Food Network Canada
• Showcase
• National Geographic
• Nickelodeon Canada
• W Network
• Adult Swim
• YTV

It also operates streaming platforms such as STACKTV, Nick+ and the Global TV app.

Radio

The company owns 39 most listened radio stations across Canada. The portfolio comprises different entertainment and information genre from news-talk shows, country, classic rock to contemporary music formats.

Content

Corus Entertainment Inc also creates content for distribution in over 160 countries across the globe.

The company’s content and production portfolio include a global children animated content provider Nelvana. It also creates, distributes, and produces a variety of child-oriented entertainment and information shows and content.

The entertainment company also operates through the following internationally recognized brands and series:
• Esme and Roy
• Babar
• Scott’s Vacation House Rules
• Hardy Boys
• Franklin
• $ave My Reno
• Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe
• Island of Bryan
• Max & Ruby
• Masters of Flip


In August 2015, Nelvana announced additional licensing partnerships for Little Charmers Series, including The Tin Box Company, Stoneridge Cycle Ltd., Primary Colors Corporation, Jacmel Jewelry and MediBadge Inc.

In July 2015, W Network announced a partnership with United Artist Media Group to develop a new series format and travel reality series, Destination Detour.

The company launched the TreehouseGo app, a mobile application for Treehouse subscribers to access shows, anywhere, anytime, in 2015. In addition, it announced a partnership deal with ABC commercial and the Wiggles securing the broadcast rights to new series and specials in 2017.

In 2018, the company launched its new social and digital advertising agency, so.da, which reportedly leverages Corus’s deep social expertise to support advertisers' content development and social strategies.

Corus also claims to focus on investments in advanced advertising and data analytics capabilities like Cynch.

Contact Information

company address Corus Quay 25 Dockside Drive Toronto, Ontario M5A 0B5

company phone416 479-6100

company email[email protected]

company websitehttps://www.corusent.com/

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