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Corus, Discovery launching new kids’ content venture

Media | 10/17/2017 7:54 pm EDT

Corus Entertainment Inc.’s Nelvana and Discovery Communications Inc. have announced a new deal to produce kids’ content for linear and digital markets in Canada and around the world. The yet-to-be-named venture, which will be based in Canada, will operate separately...

Nelvana, Disney sign distribution deal

telecom | 08/29/2016 8:38 pm EDT

Canadian producer-distributor Nelvana, which is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., has inked a deal with a Walt Disney Co. subsidiary licensing international broadcast and on-demand rights for a new animated series based on a successful toy brand. Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets will air on the Disney Channel beginning Sept. 12 in the United States, followed by broadcasts in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, Corus said in...