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Raptors finals run a ‘massive drain’ on viewership, Corus says

News | 06/26/2019 6:56 pm EDT
Photo via Toronto Raptors Twitter account.

Executives at Corus Entertainment Inc., historically proud of not being in the sports content business, admitted on Wednesday that the Toronto Raptors’ NBA finals route pulled viewers away from its lifestyle, family and children’s content — on a bigger scale than normal. 

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