GLOBAL ACQUIRES NEW DAYTIME SHOW THE DREW BARRYMORE SHOW PREMIERING SEPTEMBER 14
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TORONTO, August 18, 2020 – Global expands its roster of new fall 2020 series as the network announced today the pickup of The Drew Barrymore Show. Premiering Monday, September 14 at 3 p.m. ET/PT on Global, the one-hour daytime show is hosted by award-winning Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore as she brings information, inspiration, and entertainment to the daytime audience this fall.
“I have spent months and months living and working in Canada over the past 30 years…I’m a huge fan and I’m thrilled that we are able to bring our show there,” Barrymore said.
The Drew Barrymore Show is optimism TV, bringing information, inspiration, and entertainment to the daytime audience this fall. Known worldwide for her infectious brand of humour and positivity, host Drew Barrymore will share her undeniably relatable point of view on the show while celebrating every part of humanity along the way. Drew’s creating a movement to march in the army of optimism with a multi-topic format. She will elevate, inspire, and entertain in every area and in every segment from human-interest stories to happy news to lifestyle segments and celebrity guests.
The one-hour nationally syndicated daytime show is produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution and filmed in New York City. Drew Barrymore, Chris Miller, Ember Truesdell and Jason Kurtz are executive producers. The show is distributed internationally by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group.
Global is a Corus Entertainment Network and is available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink, SaskTel and the new STACKTV, streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video Channels. The Global TV App is available on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku streaming players, Roku TV™ models and at watch.globaltv.com.
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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, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.
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