NEW CURIOUSCAST PODCAST HISTORY OF THE 90’s EXPLORES THE STORIES BEHIND THE DECADE THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING

History of the 90’s Launches July 17 with Host Kathy Kenzora

Show Expands on Kenzora’s Popular History of 1995 Podcast, One of Apple’s Best Podcasts of 2018

Host Kathy Kenzora Launches New Podcast, History of the 90’s on Wednesday, July 17

For Immediate Release

TORONTO, July 3, 2019From the LA riots to the fall of the Berlin Wall, from 90210 to Friends, Corus Entertainment’s Curiouscast network is taking listeners on a journey inside the social, political and cultural moments that defined a decade in a brand new podcast, History of the 90’s. The podcast is an expansion of host Kathy Kenzora’s popular History of 1995 podcast, which was included on Apple’s list of Best Canadian Podcasts in 2018. History of the 90’s is a co-production between Curiouscast and Kathy Kenzora.

“The 90’s is one of the most fascinating decades in modern history. To stop and think about how much the world has changed as a result of that short window of time is truly remarkable.  Not only will this podcast explore some of the biggest moments of the 90’s, Kathy will also take a deep dive into stories many listeners have likely never heard before,” said Chris ‘Dunner’ Duncombe, Director of Streaming and Podcasting, Corus Entertainment. “We are so excited to share this new podcast with Curiouscast listeners.”

Host Kathy Kenzora began her career as a journalist in Toronto. She worked as a reporter with Q107 and Global News 640 Toronto for five years before leaving radio to pursue a career in communications and media relations. At her core, she is an old-school reporter who loves to tell stories. Kenzora is based in Ontario.

“When we were living through the 90’s, it was hard to appreciate the importance of everything that was going on in the world at the time,” said Kathy Kenzora, host of History of the 90’s. “This podcast gives us a chance to take a retrospective look at the major stories and events of the 90’s with a more complete understanding of the impact they had on society.”

The trailer for History of The 90’s is available here. The first episode will premiere on July 17 with the second episode being released on July 24. After July 24, new episodes will be released every other Wednesday via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn and RSS feed. For more information, visit Curiouscast.ca.

The award-winning Curiouscast network launched in 2018 and is home to internationally-recognized brands with diverse audio storytelling, including: the #1 music podcast in Canada*, The Ongoing History of New Music; and number 1 podcasts Russia Rising and Crime Beat, both of which spent their launch weeks at #1 on Apple Podcasts and remains listed as one of the ‘Top Podcasts’ on the platform; top true crime podcasts Nighttime and Dark Poutine; and Super Awesome Science Show (2019 Canadian Podcast Award Winner for Outstanding Science and Medicine Podcast) and Nothing Much Happens: Bedtime Stories for Grownups. 

*SOURCE: Apple Podcasts: Top Charts (Canada), Music, February 28, 2019.

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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. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 37 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, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

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