CORUS’ SVP, NETWORKS DANIEL EVES STEPS DOWN; JENNIFER ABRAMS NAMED AS SUCCESSOR
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November 23, 2022
TORONTO, November 23, 2022 – Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) announced today that Daniel Eves, SVP, Networks will be stepping down effective December 15, 2022 with Corus’ current VP, Programming and Multi-platform, Jennifer Abrams named as successor.
Over his 22 year career, Eves has been a key architect of Corus’ bold new path in streaming and the company’s long-term success in specialty television and conventional television. As SVP, Networks, Eves helped launch STACKTV and primed the platform for its ongoing success through deeper partnerships with studio suppliers.
“There are few executives who have programmed as many different networks as Daniel – from scripted to lifestyle, from factual to kids, and every format in between,” said Troy Reeb, EVP Broadcast Networks. “His accomplished career at Corus has seen increased audiences across many of our channels and we thank him for his many contributions throughout his tenure.”
As of the new year, Abrams will take on full responsibility for all programming and content windowing strategies across the company’s 33 specialty networks, Global and the Global TV App, STACKTV, Teletoon+, and the Corus-operated channels on the soon to launch Pluto TV in Canada.
Abrams joined Corus in 2013 and has worked in partnership with teams across the business to prioritize the company’s biggest series and brands, commission hit Canadian shows and secure some of the best content from around the world for Corus’ platforms.
“An excellent people leader with a keen eye for picking great shows and creating great brands, I can think of no one better to lead our programming teams into the future than Jenn Abrams,” said Troy Reeb, Executive Vice President, Broadcast Networks.”
Abrams will take over as SVP, Programming and Multi-platform effective January 1, 2023 with Eves continuing with Corus in a consulting capacity to support the transition until spring 2023.
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About Corus Entertainment Inc.
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 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children’s book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, TELETOON+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
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