19 ABR 2021

CORUS ENTERTAINMENT CLOSES MASSIVE OUTPUT STREAMING DEAL WITH HULU

More than 200 episodes were acquired by the streamer, while Discovery is set to air "Island Of Bryan" in Turkey and Germany, Nine Network will air "Farmhouse Facelift, and Poland obtained "Home to Win: For the Holidays."

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Corus Studios Ent.'s latest output streaming deal was signed with Hulu for the sale of over 200 episodes. The content sold to the streamer cover home remodeling, real estate and good. The acquisitions will debut later on this year. Over 500 hours worth of content sales have been sold to date this fiscal. “Corus Studios content continues to resonate globally with its premium portfolio of broadly-appealing lifestyle series,” said Lisa Godfrey, Senior Vice President of Original Content and Corus Studios. “Our commitment is to foster and develop a content portfolio as diverse as our global audiences.”

The acquired titles include three seasons of renovation series "Backyard Builds." "Family Home Overhaul," "Farmhouse Facelift," "Home to Win" "$ave My Reno," as well as real estate show "Hot Market," food travelogue series "Big Food Bucket List" and cooking competitions series "Wall of Chefs" and "Junior Chef Showdown." Quebecor Content has added 29 hours of Corus programming to its catalog, which include "Big Food Bucket List," "Junior Chef Showdown," and "Family Home Overhaul."

Discovery is set to debut “Island of Bryan” in Turkey and Germany as both seasons are sold worldwide. The network in Germany also obtained "Salvage Kings." Nine Network in Australia will air "Farmhouse Facelift," while Poland’s Grupa acquires "Home to Win: For the Holidays."

Corus Studios Original content team driving its slate of Lifestyle and Factual series is helmed 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). Worldwide sales for Corus Studios are brokered by Rita Carbone Fleury.

 

Corus Studios content continues to resonate globally with its premium portfolio of broadly-appealing lifestyle series. Our commitment is to foster and develop a content portfolio as diverse as our global audiences.” Lisa Godfrey Senior Vice President, Corus Studios