AWARD-WINNING CURIOUSCAST PODCAST NETWORK
ANNOUNCES EXCITING INVESTIGATIVE LINEUP FOR
Brand New Shows 13 Hours: Inside the Nova Scotia Massacre and Whatever Happened To
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For Immediate Release
TORONTO, OCTOBER 19, 2020 – Corus Entertainment’s award-winning podcast network Curiouscast, announced today its lineup of new and returning podcasts for fall. The lineup features three investigative podcasts including the award-winning Crime Beat (Season 3), and new shows 13 Hours: Inside the Nova Scotia Massacre and Whatever Happened To.
“I am so proud of the work that the Curiouscast and Global News teams have been doing together as we gear up for this fall with brand new programs,” said Chris “Dunner” Duncombe, Director of Streaming and Podcasting, Curiouscast/Corus Entertainment. “Our fall lineup of investigative shows affirms our commitment to producing high-quality podcasts with brand new voices and stories. The best news of all is we are just getting started on our full lineup for 2021.”
Curiouscast’s new and returning podcasts for fall include:
The Super Awesome Science Show: The Science of Covid – Launched Sept. 28
Science made simple. Returning for Season 2, Jason Tetro explores the science behind Pandemics with the help of some of the brightest minds in science today. From vaccines to a potential second Wave of COVID-19, this podcasts covers pandemics from every angle in a way that we can all understand. New episodes weekly.
Crime Beat (Season 3) – Launching Oct. 20
Veteran Global News Crime Reporter Nancy Hixt embarks on Crime Beat’s third season as a podcast and its upcoming second season as a TV adaptation. Join Nancy as she shines light in dark places and gives a voice to the voiceless on this award-winning true crime podcast. Crime Beat is a 2020 Edward R Murrow International Podcast Winner and is nominated for a 2020 People Choice Podcast Award. New podcast episodes bi-weekly.
13 Hours: Inside the Nova Scotia Massacre – Launching Nov. 9
Canada’s worst massacre in modern history has left us with far more questions than answers. Journey inside every hour of this tragedy as it happened with Global Halifax reporter Sarah Ritchie. This 13-part series looks to piece together exactly what happened and what could have been done to prevent it. New episodes bi-weekly.
Whatever Happened To – Launching Nov. 19
Just because a story falls out of the news cycle doesn’t mean it’s gone. On Whatever Happened To Global News reporter Erica Vella dives deep into the stories that gripped the world’s attention to uncover just what’s happened since. Episodes include: Fukushima, The Chilean Miners, Zika Virus, The Ice Bucket Challenge, Lac Megantic, and more. New podcast episodes bi-weekly.
The trailers for all new and returning fall shows are available now. Listen to all Curiouscast podcasts for free now 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*; Edward R Murrow International Podcast Award Winner and the ‘Most Popular New Show’ in Apple Podcasts Canada’s ‘Best of 2019’ list, Crime Beat**; and 2020 Canadian Podcast Award winners Dark Poutine, History of the 90’s and Super Awesome Science Show***.
*SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Top Charts (Canada), Music, October 14, 2020.
**SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Best Listens of 2019 (Canada), December 5, 2019.
***SOURCE: Canadian Podcast Awards: 2020 Winners – awards.podcamptoronto.com/award/
Curiouscast is a Corus Entertainment Network.
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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 34 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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