ANIMAL LOVERS WANTED! THE CELEBRITY PAWCAST IS ALL ABOUT CELEBS AND THEIR PETS

Hosted by Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA) Personality of the Year Chris Scheetz, the Pawsitively Amazing Podcast Launches November 19 on Curiouscast

New Episodes Released Every Two Weeks Celebrity Pawcast launches on November 19.

For Immediate Release

TORONTO, November 19, 2019 – Looking for a way to brighten a ruff day? Curiouscast’s pawfect new podcast about our favourite furry friends, Celebrity Pawcast, launches on November 19. Hosted by award-winning radio personality Chris Scheetz, the podcast features famous animal owners, athletes, actors, musicians, and other celebrities with deep dive interviews about their four-legged friends.

The first episode features an interview with CCMA and Juno award-winning country star Brett Kissel. The podcast will also feature dog training and behavioral experts on every episode to answer your doggy-do and doggy-don’t questions. Other celebrities featured in upcoming episodes include ET Canada’s Cheryl Hickey, Global News’ Chief Meterologist Anthony Farnell and famous sidekick Storm the Weather Dog, Country Star Paul Brandt and Edmonton Eskimo Sean Whyte.

“Anyone who owns a pet has a story about what they mean to their lives,” said Chris ‘Dunner’ Duncombe, Director of Podcasting and Streaming, Corus Entertainment. “Chris’ new podcast is full of these great stories and gives us a candid look into the lives of celebrities and their pets. We know animal lovers are going to love this new podcast.”

“I’ve been talking to celebrities furever, and I’ve never heard as much passion as when they talk about their animals,” said Chris Scheetz, Host. “Celebrity Pawcast gives me a platform to ask about the one thing that they don’t often get questions on: their fur babies.”

Celebrity Pawcast is available now, with new episodes of the podcast released every two weeks. To listen to every episode of Celebrity Pawcast for free, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your favourite podcasts. For more information visit Curiouscast.ca.

The award-winning Curiouscast network launched in 2018 and is home to internationally recognized brands with diverse audio storytelling, including: the #1 Canadian-produced music podcast*, The Ongoing History of New Music; top true crime podcasts Crime Beat, Nighttime and Dark Poutine; Global News daily news podcast Wait, There’s More; history and pop culture podcast History of the 90’s; and Super Awesome Science Show (2019 Canadian Podcast Award Winner for Outstanding Science and Medicine Podcast).

*SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Top Charts (Canada), Music, October 2, 2019.

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About Corus Entertainment
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world.  Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 35 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an established creator of globally distributed content through Nelvana animation studio, Corus Studios, and children’s book publishing house Kids Can Press. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, and lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada. Corus’ roster of premium brands 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. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

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