Curiouscast Launches New Investigative Podcast Whatever Happened To…?

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November 19, 2020


From Fukishima, Zika Virus, the Chilean Mining Accident and more; New Podcast Investigates What’s Happened Since Major Stories Disappeared From the News Cycle

Whatever Happened To...?

TORONTO, NOVEMBER 19, 2020 – Corus Entertainment’s award-winning podcast network Curiouscast, announced today the launch of brand new investigative podcast Whatever Happened To…?. Join Global News’ Erica Vella as she takes listeners inside stories that, despite capturing the world’s attention, have seemingly disappeared in the annals of time like Fukishima, The Chilean Mining Accident, Zika Virus, Lac Megantic and more. Speaking directly to the people affected by these stories, Whatever Happened To…? finds out what’s changed and what’s happening now.

“This podcast really highlights what journalists love to do best; digging deep and getting to know the people at the centre of these stories,” said host Erica Vella. “I’m incredibly excited to go through these stories with listeners, step by step, and discover what the developments are, learn new things, and get a glimpse into what life is like for the people and communities who have been impacted.”

Whatever Happened To…? is available now with new episodes released bi-weekly. Listen to all Curiouscast podcasts for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your favourite podcasts. For more information visit

The award-winning Curiouscast network launched in 2018 and is home to internationally recognized brands with diverse audio storytelling. Titles include: the #1 music podcast in Canada, 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**; 2020 Canadian Podcast Award winners Dark Poutine, History of the 90’s and Super Awesome Science Show***; and the recently launched 13 Hours: Inside the Nova Scotia Massacre.

*SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Top Charts (Canada), Music, November 17, 2020.
**SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Best Listens of 2019 (Canada), December 5, 2019.
***SOURCE: Canadian Podcast Awards: 2020 Winners –

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Twitter: @CorusPR@Curiouscast

Curiouscast is a Corus Entertainment Network.

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 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,, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at

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