Corus Entertainment

Corus Entertainment

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a publicly traded Canadian media and entertainment conglomerate.

Corus is a leading Canadian specialty television and radio producer, with additional assets in pay television, advertising services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. The company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse TV, W Network, Movie Central, CMT, Teletoon, Encore Avenue, Nelvana, Nickelodeon, and Kids Can Press.

Their radio division includes radio stations in major markets like Toronto, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta; and Vancouver, British Columbia. Corus owns 50 radio stations in Canada, and is Canada's fourth largest radio broadcaster, behind Astral Media, Newcap Broadcasting and Rogers Media. It was the largest owner of radio stations in Canada until 2007, when Astral Media acquired Standard Radio from Standard Broadcasting (now Slaight Communications).

Corus Entertainment's voting majority is held by the company's founder James Shaw and his family, which also owns cable operator and media group Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw Cable, Shaw Broadcast Services, and Shaw Media), from which Corus was spun off in 1999.

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