(May 15, 2002 – Los Angeles, CA & Toronto, Canada) Michael Hirsh, CEO of Nelvana Limited, announced today the promotion of Toper Taylor to President of International Distribution, Marketing and Consumer Products with responsibilities for NelvanaÕs extensive portfolio of brands available in over 200 countries through broadcast, licensing and merchandise sales activities. Taylor also remains President of Nelvana Communications, the L.A.-based sales and development office of Nelvana Limited. Nelvana, one of the worldÕs leading producers and distributors of childrenÕs programming and products, is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: CJR; TSE: CJR.B). Adding to his current responsibilities, TaylorÕs new role will unify all distribution, licensing and merchandise sales activities under one structure that will be highly focused on maximizing NelvanaÕs roster of classic and developing brands, including such household names as Franklin, Little Bear and Babar plus the next generation of hits like Beyblade and Jerolomon Street Players. Said Michael Hirsh: ÒToperÕs 13 years of important contributions have helped make Nelvana one of the worldÕs leading production companies and a fixture in the U.S. television market. This promotion will expand ToperÕs role in the company and will also allow us to focus more on developing new strategic opportunities for Nelvana and Corus Entertainment.Ó Creatively, Taylor has been the architect of NelvanaÕs event television positioning, bringing together some of the greatest names in childrenÕs publishing – including Maurice Sendak, William Joyce, Rosemary Wells, Stan and Jan Berenstain – and Hollywood stars like Tim Burton, Alicia Silverstone, and Frankie Muniz to create quality, educational and entertaining programming for audiences worldwide. In the years since Taylor joined Nelvana, it has grown from a private company with two series on U.S. television to more than 20 series appealing to viewers in every demographic. He was instrumental in Nelvana becoming the first company to acquire a daypart from a U.S. network. The success of programming CBSÕ Saturday morning block led to the companyÕs current arrangement to supply programming to PBS for the PBS KIDS Bookworm Bunch. TaylorÕs appointment to this new role is effective immediately. He will continue to report directly to Michael Hirsh. Corus Entertainment is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in both specialty TV and Radio. CorusÕ assets include 52 radio stations, four of CanadaÕs leading specialty television networks, CanadaÕs western pay-TV business and five digital channels. Corus also owns Nelvana Limited, one of the worldÕs largest international producers and distributors of childrenÕs programming and products. The companyÕs other interests include music, television broadcasting and advertising services. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York (CJR) Exchanges. CorusÕ Web site can be found at corusentertainment.com. Please note: recent photos are available at www.corusentertainment.com. Under Media Centre, click on Corporate. Photos can be found under the letter ÒTÓ in the Image Gallery. -30- For further information or interviews, please contact: Kerry Morgan Group Director, Communications Corus Entertainment Toronto (416) 642-3792 or (416) 530-2221 kmorgan@corusent.com Steve Syatt SSA Public Relations Los Angeles (818) 501-0700 ssyatt@ssapr.com