CORUS DEBUTS STACKTV
ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO CHANNELS
Multi-Channel Package Featuring 12 Top Tier Networks Live and On-Demand Will Be Available to Amazon Prime Members in Canada
Hit Series from Global, Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network, HISTORY®, Adult Swim, Slice, Showcase, National Geographic, Teletoon, Treehouse, and YTV Broadcast Live and On-Demand
Beloved Kids Series Also Available On-Demand through Nickelodeon SVOD Channel
For Immediate Release
TORONTO, June 3, 2019 – Corus Entertainment announced today a new multi-channel television package called STACKTV, featuring 12 top-tier linear networks, as part of Amazon’s upcoming Prime Video Channels launch. Available soon to Prime members in Canada, STACKTV includes some of the best entertainment, drama, lifestyle and kids television channels, delivering audiences the latest episodes of hit series live and on-demand.
STACKTV will include: Global, Food Network Canada, HGTV Canada, W Network, HISTORY®, Adult Swim, Slice, Showcase, National Geographic, Teletoon, Treehouse and YTV.
“Canadians rely on Corus for powerhouse brands and hit series, and STACKTV is another way we’re working with new distributors to deliver our diverse portfolio of premium broadcast content to new audiences,” said Doug Murphy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Corus Entertainment. “We know that choice and accessibility are important for our viewers, and working with Amazon through Prime Video Channels allows Corus to extend its reach to new viewers, giving them the live and on-demand content from the channels they love.”
Through STACKTV viewers will be able to watch new and returning series from their favourite television channels, live and on-demand, such as: long-running hits Survivor and Big Brother alongside buzz worthy new series like Prodigal Son and Evil from Global; deliciously delectable shows like Top Chef Canada and Duff Takes the Cake from Food Network Canada; record-breaking series like Island of Bryan and upcoming series Property Brothers: Forever Home from HGTV Canada; must-see reality series like Vanderpump Rules and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills from Slice; gripping series like Alone and Vikings from HISTORY®; highly anticipated animated series like Rick & Morty from Adult Swim; awe-inspiring programs like Wicked Tuna and Hot Zone from National Geographic; and popular kids programming like Thomas and Friends from Treehouse, Teen Titans GO! from Teletoon, and The Loud House from YTV. Providing viewers with every type of content they need, Corus also delivers beloved kids series through the Nickelodeon subscription video on-demand (SVOD) channel. Offering viewers a combination of live action, animation, and the best of Nick Jr. programming, the Nickelodeon channel is the ultimate destination for side-splitting, kid-friendly fun. Kids can watch their favourite Nickelodeon shows all day, every day, including brand new series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, returning favourites Henry Danger, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Dora, and Shimmer and Shine, and beloved classics like SpongeBob SquarePants and Rugrats, as well as specials like Blurt! and SpongeBob: The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom. The STACKTV package of channels will be available to Amazon Prime members in Canada for an additional $12.99 per month, and the Nickelodeon SVOD channel will be available for $5.99 per month, plus applicable taxes. Prime Video Channels will be available via the existing Prime Video app to watch anytime, anywhere on smart TVs, iOS and Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick and more. To learn more about Prime Video, visit www.PrimeVideo.com.
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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. 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.
For more information please contact:
Ashley Applebaum – Director, Publicity