CORUS TAKES PODCASTS TO RADIO WITH NEW SHOW
The Curiouscast Podcast Hour Airs Weekly on Corus Radio Stations across the Country
For Immediate Release
TORONTO, July 21, 2021 – Curiouscast, Corus Entertainment’s award-winning podcast network, is proud to announce today that its featured podcasts are coming to radio nationally with a brand new show.
Hosted by Chris “Dunner” Duncombe, The Curiouscast Podcast Hour is a weekly show that features a different podcast episode every single week. The show can be heard on 980 CKNW (Vancouver), 770 CHQR (Calgary), 630 CHED (Edmonton), 680 CJOB (Winnipeg), 900 CHML (Hamilton), 980 CFPL (London) and Global News Radio 640 Toronto.
“For years our news talk radio stations have been editing audio from radio shows to create daily podcasts and now we’re taking original podcast content and showcasing it on radio,” said Larry Gifford, National Director of Talk Radio, Corus Entertainment. “The Curiouscast Podcast Hour combines the artistry of a captivating audio storytelling while helping listeners discover new podcasts that they can follow and explore other episodes on their own.”
“I have always been fascinated by stories and storytellers from journalists to some of the most creative minds in science fiction. They tell our history, reveal hidden truths, and take us on adventures we could simply could have never imagined,” said Chris Duncombe, Director of Podcasting and Streaming, Corus Entertainment. “On this show, we’re going to bring you a different story every week from some of the best Curiouscast podcasts – with topics ranging from crime to world politics, and history to music, to hopefully turn you onto your next favourite new podcast.”
The Curiouscast Podcast Hour can be heard across the network at the following times:
980 CKNW: Saturdays at 8 p.m. PT
770 CHQR: Saturdays at 4 p.m. MT
630 CHED: Sundays at 4 p.m. MT
680 CJOB: Sundays at 8 p.m. CT
900 CHML: Saturdays at 5 p.m. ET
980 CFPL: Saturdays at 5 p.m. ET
Global News Radio 640 Toronto: Saturdays at 5 p.m. ET
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*; 2020 Edward R Murrow winners 13 Hours Inside the Nova Scotia Massacre, and Crime Beat**; 2020 Canadian Podcast Award winners Dark Poutine, History of the 90’s , as well as Nighttime and 2020 RTDNA winner Global News’ What Happened To and brand new fiction adventure podcasts Escaping Denver and Marsfall.
*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/
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Curiouscast is a Corus Entertainment Network.
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 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, HISTORY®, 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, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.
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