TORONTO, April 25 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment Inc. (the "Company") has been advised that the Shaw Family, and entities
owned or controlled by them, completed the purchase of an additional
250,000 Class B Non-Voting Shares of the Company during the week of
April 18, 2011.
According to information provided to the Company, the Shaw Family, and
entities owned or controlled by them, holds 7,715,667 Class A Voting
Shares and Class B Non-Voting Shares combined of the Company.
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, television broadcasting,
children's book publishing and children's animation. The Company's
multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon
(Canada), W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV,
Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can
Press and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country
105, 630 CHED, Q107, and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded
entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms.
A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
SOURCE Corus Entertainment Inc.
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Corus Entertainment Inc.