CORUS STUDIO ADDS NEW TITLES TO SLATE OF ORIGINALS

The company has greenlit “Hoarder House Flippers” and “Pamela Anderson’s Home Reno Project,” with additional global deals secured for additional shows. A total of 23 original series will air next year.

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Corus Studios has greenlit two additional titles to its catalog, “Hoarder House Flippers” and “Pamela Anderson’s Home Reno Project,” a working title. The 23 original series are set to air next year. “Corus Studios is invested in creating Canadian content that resonates with audiences around the globe,” said Lisa Godfrey, Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios. 

The catalog, consisting of over 125 new hours of content sold this quarter, has made way for the company’s overall sale expansion, made possible with contributions from the Sales Representative for Latin America and select European territories, Leyla Formoso. “With the robust slate we’ve recently greenlit and the growing interest from buyers internationally, we’ve also grown our team with expertise from Leyla Formoso,” Godfrey said. “These advancements only help further our goals in continuing to demonstrate the strength of Canadian talent and ideas in our content and bringing them to the worldwide stage.”

Other deals Corus is currently engaged in include HGTV Canada’s #1 series “Island of Bryan / Renovation Island,” acquired by HGTV, owned by Discovery, Inc, as well season two of “Scott’s Vacation House Rules” and baking competition series, “The Big Bake.” “Island of Bryan” now airs on M6 in France, and on Foxtel in Australia. “Rock Solid Builds has secured its first sale with Nine Network in Australia. “Great Chocolate Showdown” will also make a debut on Foxtel, as well as “Project Bakeover.” In addition, ”Salvage Kings” will soon return to Poland, Romania, Sweden, the Middle East, and Africa on the A+E Networks UK channel, HISTORY, and in the UK on Sky History.

Corus Studios Original Content team driving its slate of Lifestyle and Factual series is overseen by industry executives Colin Bohm, Executive Vice President of Content and Corporate Strategy, Lisa Godfrey as Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios, longtime TV veterans Krista Look (Director of Lifestyle) and Rachel Nelson (Director of Scripted and Factual). Corus’ sales operations are led by Rita Carbone Fleury.

“Hoarder House Flippers” features real estate investors who transform hoarded houses into profitable homes. “Pamela Anderson’s Home Reno Project” shows star Pamela Anderson as she works to transforms her late grandmother’s abandoned legacy property. Both series are set to premiere on HGTV Canada in 2022 and are available for international sale. Marni Goldman serves as Executive in Charge of Production for “Pamela Anderson’s Home Reno Project.” “Hoarder House Flippers” is produced by Anaïd Productions, while Debbie Brown is Executive in Charge of Production.

Corus Studios is invested in creating Canadian content that resonates with audiences around the globe.” Lisa Godfrey Senior Vice President of Original Content, Corus Studios