SEBASTIAN CLOVIS MAKES GAME SAVING PLAYS IN GUT JOB, PREMIERING APRIL 27 AT 10 P.M. ET/PT ON HGTV CANADA

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March 10, 2022

New Corus Studios Original Series Turns Doomed Properties into Winning Homes

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TORONTO, March 10, 2022 – This spring, HGTV Canada’s most trusted renovation coach, Sebastian Clovis, helps overwhelmed and overcommitted homeowners who are in over their heads in the new Corus Studios Original, Gut Job (12×60). Starting Wednesday, April 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Sebastian brings his creativity, support, and talented team to each extreme fixer upper. Tackling foundation issues, unusable spaces, pervasive pests, and more, Gut Job turns doomed properties into winning homes.

Featuring two homeowner stories in each hour-long episode, the premiere opens with a family of six who forwent a home inspection during a bidding war – but the would-be dream property turned out to be uninhabitable and requires Sebastian’s help fast. Then, a couple hope to expand their livable space into the backyard, but after years of neglect and animal squatters, Sebastian needs to take painstaking measures to reclaim the space.

Sebastian and his team are up for each challenge. After stripping his own house back to the studs and rebuilding it safer and more stunning than ever, Sebastian has personal experience with gut jobs and knows how overwhelming the process can be. A seasoned builder, Sebastian began his home renovation business in 2009 after retiring from the CFL, bringing the same passion and dedication from his sport into his craft.

 

Gut Job is sponsored by Ikea who supports home furnishing and décor solutions throughout the series, transforming rooms to create organized, multi-functioning spaces. Series sponsor and official skylight provider VELUX skylights, transforms homes with natural light and fresh air. Official Paint Sponsor BEHR® joins the series with six integrations to help homeowners transform their spaces into their dream homes. Viewers learn how to refresh rooms requiring an overhaul with BEHR PREMIUM PLUS® Interior Paint & Primer and bring rundown home exteriors back to life with ease using BEHR MARQUEE® Exterior Paint & Primer, available through The Home Depot. Flooring is provided by End of the Roll Flooring Centres, including laminate, vinyl click together, stone core products, hardwood, and more.

Gut Job is produced by Great Pacific Media TV in association with Corus Studios for HGTV Canada. Executive Producers are David Way and Sebastian Clovis, Producer is Dana Johl, and the Series Producer is Matt Hoos. For Corus Studios and HGTV Canada, Marni Goldman is the Executive in Charge of Production, Krista Look is Vice President of Original Lifestyle Content and Lisa Godfrey is Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios.

Interviews with Sebastian Clovis are available upon request.

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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, Magnolia Network Canada, The HISTORY® Channel, 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.

About STACKTV
STACKTV is Corus Entertainment’s premium multi-channel television streaming service that offers thousands of hours of exclusive hit content from 13 of Canada’s top TV networks, all on one platform. All series, movies and specials that air on Global Television, Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network, The HISTORY® Channel, Adult Swim, Slice, Showcase, National Geographic, Lifetime, TELETOON, Treehouse and YTV are available to stream on STACKTV live and on demand with new content added daily. STACKTV is available via Amazon Prime Video Channels, Rogers Ignite TV and Ignite SmartStream. For more information, visit stacktv.ca.

For more information, contact:

Julie MacFarlane, Senior Publicist
Corus Entertainment
416.860.4876
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Selma Trebincevic, Publicity Coordinator
Corus Entertainment
416.479.6000
Selma.Trebincevic@corusent.com