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Archie Panjabi and Christopher Plummer Lead Global’s New Original Event Series Departure Now In Production

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Global announced today that it has commissioned a new Canadian original six-part event series, Departure. Produced by Shaftesbury and Greenpoint Productions Ltd., the thrilling drama is directed by Canadian Screen Award Winner T.J. Scott (Orphan Black, Star Trek: Discovery), with Malcolm MacRury (Saving Hope) joining as showrunner, and created by Vincent Shiao (Ransom, Aftermath). With principal photography now underway in …

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W Network Brings Hallmark Channel To Canada In Landmark Content Deal With Crown Media

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Corus Entertainment’s W Network and Crown Media Family Network’s Hallmark Channel announced today an exclusive multi-year, multi-platform channel partnership that brings the United States’ most iconic family-friendly entertainment brand, along with its beloved content, to Canada for the first time ever. Beginning November 1, 2018, Canadians will experience W Network, the country’s #1 channel for W25-54*, in a whole new …

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Academy Award® Winner Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Award® Nominee Alison Pill Cast In Nelvana’s Forthcoming Animated Short Film The Most Magnificent Thing

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Nelvana, Canada’s premier animation company owned by Corus Entertainment, announced today that Hollywood icon Whoopi Goldberg and screen and stage star Alison Pill (Vice, Three Tall Women, The Newsroom) helm the voice cast for its upcoming animated short film, The Most Magnificent Thing. Based on Ashley Spires’ bestselling picture book of the same name, published by Corus’ Kids Can Press …

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CORUS ENTERTAINMENT REVEALS ITS OUTSTANDING ROSTER OF NEW AND RETURNING CANADIAN ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING FOR 2018/2019

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Corus Entertainment announced today its powerhouse programming lineup of bold, new and returning Canadian original hits for its 2018/2019 schedule. Commissioning more than 37 series this year, Corus is dedicated to developing extraordinary content across its suite of premium networks, emphasizing outstanding, Canadian original productions and building an unrivalled roster of Canadian talent. Globally, Corus Studios continues to broaden its …

Corus Entertainment and Twitter Partner on New Short-Form Content

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Corus Entertainment and Twitter announced today an exciting partnership on a number of new short-form series tailored to a millennial audience. Focusing on trends across food, entertainment and pop culture the new series marry premium content with social conversation and engagement. “This is the perfect time to partner on short-form series with the social powerhouse that is Twitter,” said Dervla …

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All Hail Queen Paras, Winner Of Big Brother Canada Season Six

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In an epic battle of good versus evil, it all came down to the last two women standing in the Big Brother Canada Season 6 finale, as Paras Atashnak of Vancouver, BC, claimed the final prize. Following a season that saw 16 houseguests face the depths of hell and the peaks of paradise, social gamer Paras and comp beast Kaela …

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Corus Takes To The Streets With Powerhouse Partnership

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Corus Entertainment today announced The Drive, the product of an innovative, grassroots, multi-platform content partnership between OLG and Global morning news program, The Morning Show. The Drive is a series of segments hosted by Jesse Jones, Canadian influencer and founder of lifestyle marketing agency TEN81. The series sees Jesse drive across Ontario picking up every day Ontarians as he serves …

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NEW EPISODES OF GLOBAL’S HIT ORIGINAL SERIES PRIVATE EYES RETURN SUNDAY, MAY 27

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Canada’s favourite detective duo – Matt Shade (Jason Priestley) and Angie Everett (Cindy Sampson) – are back on the job with new cases and new faces as Private Eyes returns with all-new episodes on Global, beginning Sunday, May 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. From Entertainment One (eOne), Season 2 picks up with Shade (Priestley) and Angie (Sampson) settling in to …

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CORUS RADIO LAUNCHES NEW LATE-NIGHT NATIONAL TALK SHOW “THE SHIFT WITH DREX”

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Beginning Monday, January 22, The Shift with Drex will hit the airwaves on talk radio stations across Canada. Hosted by Justin “Drex” Wilcomes, this late-night program will offer a fresh take on the day’s biggest headlines and the untold stories that matter to listeners. Packed full of interviews with newsmakers, columnists and celebrities, The Shift with Drex will be a go-to source for late night banter and lively debate with content …