Treehouse Presents Adds This Is Daniel Cook to Stable of Trusted Preschool Home Entertainment Properties (Cannes, France) With a top-rated TV series, award-winning website, a new book series, mobile and video-on-demand access, the preschool property This is Daniel Cook continues to grow in leaps and bounds with the upcoming release of This Is Daniel Cook Celebrating the Holidays on DVD. A new addition to Corus EntertainmentÕs Treehouse Presents stable of preschool home entertainment properties, the holiday special will be released on November 14, 2006, in Canada. From the makers of the successful preschool service Treehouse, Treehouse PresentsÕ roster of home entertainment properties for preschoolers include the best selling DVD of NelvanaÕs Max & Ruby, as well as NelvanaÕs Timothy Goes to School, and Corduroy Bear among other great offerings. This is Daniel Cook, is an award-winning, live-action series produced by marblemedia and Sinking Ship Entertainment, that follows its host Daniel Cook, as he explores, learns and creates with everyone from chocolate makers and musicians to dog trainers and stunt car drivers. Shot from the perspective of an inquisitive six-year-old, Daniel Cook experiences new situations with charming curiosity and lots of candid questions, resulting in a show that both entertains and teaches young viewers. The 70-minute holiday-themed DVD continues the Daniel Cook adventure as he invents toys, makes maple syrup and dog-sleds, among other escapades. ItÕs winter and holiday fun, Daniel style. ÒThis is Daniel Cook is a great example of a popular property for young viewers that really works on multiple platforms,Ó said Peter Maule, Vice President of Home Entertainment and Retail Distribution, Nelvana Enterprises. ÒWith the DVD launch of this property under the trusted Treehouse Presents banner, we are giving parents and their children another way to access this delightful series and propel the property to new heights.Ó In addition to the upcoming DVD, Corus EntertainmentÕs publishing division, Kids Can Press, is launching a series of eight books with the first four This Is Daniel Cook books available this fall in Canadian stores. Currently broadcasting Season Two on Treehouse, This is Daniel Cook also airs on Playhouse Disney in the United States and Germany. The series is also available for download on CorusÕ new online digital storefront service, Treehouse Direct. ( ÒThis series has enjoyed great success, and thanks to our partners at Corus, we are able to bring Daniel into the homes of fans in the form of TV, books, DVDs, mobile, the web and VOD,Ó said Mark Bishop Executive Producer and partner of marblemedia. About Corus Entertainment Inc. Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising and digital audio services, television broadcasting, childrenÕs book publishing and childrenÕs animation. The companyÕs multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, W Network, Movie Central, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW, CKOI and Q107. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York (CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus on the web at About marblemedia marblemedia distribution is a division of marblemedia inc. marblemedia is a next generation content creation company dedicated to telling stories and connecting with audiences across multiple platforms in television, web and mobile. Some of marblemedia’s notable projects include the hit preschool series, This is Daniel Cook and This is Emily Yeung; the hilarious comedic opera, Burnt Toast; and the first television series and website in American Sign Language, Upcoming projects for the independent producers are The Dating Guy and Shorts in Motion: The Art of Seduction. About Sinking Ship Entertainment Sinking Ship Entertainment is an award-winning television production and new media company dedicated to creating groundbreaking live-action programming and cross-platform new media content. Best known for the award-winning preschool series This is Daniel Cook, Sinking Ship launched three new live-action series in September 2006 including This is Emily Yeung; Roll Play; and I dare you. The brainchild of three recent Ryerson University graduates Ð J.J. Johnson, Matt Bishop, and Blair Powers, the trio, together with partner Liz Haines, continually identify ways to push the live-action programming genre into new territory. – 30 – For more detailed information and images, please visit the Corus Press Room at For more information, please contact: Diana Pitt Publicist, Nelvana Enterprises Corus Entertainment (416) 530-2801 Sally Tindal Director, Publicity and Media Relations Corus Entertainment 416-530-5121