Curiouscast Wins Five 2020 Canadian Podcast Awards

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February 26, 2020


Curiouscast Wins More Awards than any Other Publisher

Podcasts Dark Poutine, History of the 90’s and
Super Awesome Science Show all Honoured

Curiouscast podcasts ‘Dark Poutine’, ‘History of the 90’s’ and ‘Super Awesome Science Show’ were all winners at the 2020 Canadian Podcast Awards.

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TORONTO, February 26, 2020 – Podcast network Curiouscast won five awards – more than any other podcast publisher* – at the 2020 Canadian Podcast Awards in Toronto this past Sunday. Curiouscast true crime podcast Dark Poutine, history/pop-culture podcast History of the 90’s and science/education podcast Super Awesome Science Show were all recognized via the following wins:

Outstanding Education Series
Super Awesome Science Show (Host: Dr. Jason Tetro)

Outstanding True Crime Series
Dark Poutine(Hosts: Mike Browne, Scott Hemenway)

Outstanding Documentary
Dark Poutine

Outstanding Production in a Series
History of the 90’s (Host: Kathy Kenzora, Producer: Rob Johnston)

Outstanding Debut for a Series
History of the 90’s

“We are so proud of our hosts Mike, Scott, Kathy and Jason for being recognized by the Canadian Podcast Awards,” said Chris “Dunner” Duncombe, Director of Streaming and Podcasting, Curiouscast/Corus Entertainment. “All are incredible storytellers and we are thrilled to have them on Curiouscast.”

Dark Poutine, History of the 90’s, and Super Awesome Science Show are all available for free now. To listen to all episodes, subscribe 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, including: the #1 Canadian-produced music podcast, The Ongoing History of New Music**; the ‘Most Popular New Show’ in Apple Podcasts Canada’s ‘Best of 2019’ list, Crime Beat***; Global News daily news podcast Wait, There’s More; and 2020 Canadian Podcast Award winners Dark Poutine, History of the 90’s and Super Awesome Science Show.

Curiouscast launches the TV adaptation of its acclaimed podcast Crime Beat, Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Global – becoming the first Canadian podcast network to debut a series on television nationally.

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


Twitter: @CorusPR, @Curiouscast, @1990shistory, @darkpoutinepod, @JaTetro

Curiouscast is part of the 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, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada, Global News,, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at

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