CORUS STUDIOS ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 250 NEW HOURS OF FIRST RATE CONTENT SOLD WORLDWIDE
TORONTO, January 13, 2022 / CNW / – Corus Studios starts the year off with more than 250+ hours new sales in the first quarter to broadcasters in Germany, Poland, France, the UK and additional agreements concluded for French Canada.
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“We are starting the New Year with a growing global appetite for the Corus Studios lifestyle, factual and unscripted content,” said Lisa Godfrey, Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios. “As we expand our current productions and consolidate our roster of new upcoming series later this year, we are delivering on our commitment to deliver even more engaging content to buyers. “
Corus Studios sales highlights:
Discovery in Germany resumed season 3 of Bryan Island (10×60) and renewed The masters of the flip (Season 1 – 12×60 and Season 2 – 14×60). Bakery Overhaul Series, Bakeover project (Season 1 – 10×60) has been sold to SevenOne Entertainment Group in Germany.
Canal + in Poland picked up two more seasons of Backyard constructions (Season 3 – 11×30 and Season 4 – 8×30), while Telewizja WP in Poland ordered additional episodes of History erased (Season 2 – 4×60 and Season 3 – 6×60) and Coming home with Kortney and Kenny (Season 2 – 10×60) for their slate.
6TER in France secures all episodes of the series renovations $ in bank my reno (Seasons 1-4 – 56×30) and adds season 4 of Backyard constructions (8×30) to their schedule.
Discovery in the UK signed an agreement for Bryan Island (Seasons 1-3 – 31×60), while the British ITV acquired another season of The great pastry shop (Season 2 – 18×60) and Coming home with Kortney and Kenny (Season 2 – 10×60).
In addition, French language rights extend with Quebecor content the acquisition of seven series from Corus Studios, including Masters of Fire, (Season 2 – 20×60), Junior chef test (Season 2 – 8×60), Rock solid constructions (Season 1 – 10×60), Bryan Island (Season 3 – 10×60) and add Revision of the family home (Season 1 – 8×60), Coming home with Kortney and Dave (Season 1 – 10×60) and The house to win (Season 1 – 10×60) to their SVOD offerings. Bell Media picked up $ in bank my reno, (Season 4 – 14×30), and Scott’s Vacation Home Rules (Season 1 – 10×60 and Season 2 – 12×60) for French Canada. Sales were negotiated by Rita Carbone Fleury, Global Sales Manager for Corus Studios.
Corus Studios is responding to continued demand for its current productions by adding a total of 18 episodes to multiple series that will air in 2022/2023. Series with an extended episode count include: bowel work (Season 1 – 12×60), farm facelift (Season 2 – 10×60), Large Food Bucket List (Season 3 – 20×30), Rustic Valley Restorers (Season 4 – 10×60), and Sarah’s escape to the mountains (Season 1 – 10×60 – 2023). This catalog extension follows Corus Studios’ latest go-ahead announcement for Renovation complex (7×60 – 2023).
The Corus Studios sales team is made up of Rita Carbone Fleury, Global Sales Manager, Pooja nirmal kant, oversee sales in Asia and Central and Eastern Europe and Leyla formoso, representing sales for Latin America and some European territories.
To view the full catalog of available content from Corus Studios, visit www.corusstudios.com
Corus Studios is a division of Corus Entertainment.
About Corus Studios
Founded in 2015, Corus Studios, a division of Corus Entertainment, is a premium content studio that develops, produces and distributes a wide range of original, unscripted and factual content on a global scale. Delivering dynamic programming that entertains, informs and engages audiences across all platforms, Corus Studios content is featured on Corus’ suite of channels including HGTV Canada, HISTORY®, Food Network Canada and SLICE ™. To date, Corus Studios content has been sold in over 150 territories around the world.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high-quality brands and content on platforms to audiences around the world. Attracting audiences since 1999, the company’s multimedia offerings portfolio includes 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software. , multimedia technologies and services. Corus is an internationally renowned creator and distributor of content through Nelvana, a world-class animation studio expert in all formats, and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of successful scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns the innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software provider Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ premium brand list includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105 and CFOX, as well as the widely distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick +, the Global TV app and Curiouscast. For more information, visit www.corusent.com.
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For More Information: For more information and media inquiries, please contact: Catrina Jaricot, Senior Director of Advertising, Corus Entertainment / Corus Studios, [email protected]; Emily Crane, Publicist, Lifestyle Content, Corus Entertainment, [email protected]; For more information on Corus Studios content sales, please contact: Rita Carbone Fleury, Corus Studios Worldwide Sales, [email protected]; Pooja Nirmal Kant, Sales Representative of Corus Studios, Asia and Central and Eastern Europe, [email protected]; Leyla Formoso, commercial representative of Corus Studios, Latin America, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, [email protected]