(Hamilton, Canada) At 9:53 a.m. today, Corus Radio Hamilton launched its newest radio station, The New 953 Fresh FM, bringing today’s freshest music and the best hits from yesterday to Hamilton audiences.

The New 95.3 Fresh FM will feature number one tracks from listener favourites such as Pink, Maroon 5, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars as well as fresh favourites from Bon Jovi, Black Eyed Peas, Kelly Clarkson and Train. Darrin Laidman and Colleen Rusholme will continue to host morning drive.

“We are very excited to bring this successful Fresh format to our Hamilton listeners,” said Suzanne Carpenter, General Manager, Corus Radio Toronto and Hamilton. “There is an appetite for this format which is currently underserved in Hamilton and we are certain that The New 953 Fresh FM will resonate with our listeners.”

Tune in to The New 953 Fresh FM online at www.953Freshfm.com or on your FM dial at 95.3.

Corus Radio Hamilton includes news-talk heritage station AM 900 CHML, Y108 and now The New 953 Fresh FM.

The New 953 Fresh FM, AM 900 CHML and Y108 are owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing, children’s animation and animation software. The Company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), ABC Spark, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and 37 radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

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For more information, please contact:

Jim McCourtie
Brand Director
The New 953 Fresh FM and Y108