Corus Entertainment Announces Content Deals for Buying the View and Masters of Flip in Multiple Territories

  • Deals signed in Asia, Australia and Norway
  • Buying the View available in 35 territories and Masters of Flip available in 10 territories

 

TORONTO, April 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Hot on the heels of MIPTV, Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B), a leading integrated media and content company, announced today it has sold Buying the View and Masters of Flip in multiple territories.

"Buyers from around the world are embracing Buying the View and Masters of Flip, where the shows are already ratings hits in multiple territories," said John MacDonald, Senior Vice President, Women and Lifestyle Content, Corus Entertainment. "We look forward to rolling out new additions to our high quality, owned content pipeline and announcing additional sales in the coming months."

BUYING THE VIEW (26 x 30')
Sold to Nine Network in Australia and A+E Networks Asia. Corus previously announced sales of Buying the View to CS MediaGroup's Dove Channel in Italy. With these sales, the series is available in 35 territories around the world.

The real estate series features luxurious properties with spectacular views. From sprawling beaches in Miami, to Toronto's glittering and expanding skyline, to the majestic mountain chalets in Whistler, in each half-hour episode viewers join realtors and potential buyers on the hunt for homes where the million dollar view always seals the deal. The series is produced by Our House Media in association with W Network.

MASTERS OF FLIP (12 x 60')
The first season of Masters of Flip was sold to Life Inspired in Asia (territories include, Singapore, Hong Kong/Macau, Taiwan, Indonesia and Malaysia/Brunei) and Discovery Channel in Norway. In addition, based on Master of Flip's ratings success on its network, Nine Entertainment Co. (Nine Network) in Australia has picked up a second season of the series. Corus previously announced sales of the first season of Masters of Flip in the U.S. market to Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. and to Nine Entertainment Co. (Nine Network) in Australia. With these sales, Masters of Flip is available in 10 territories worldwide.

Masters of Flip is W Network's #1-rated new lifestyle series, featuring the dynamic super couple Kortney and Dave, who take on the challenge of transforming their rundown real estate investments into stunning and sellable family homes. Working with limited timelines and budgets, this real life husband and wife make their refreshingly positive outlook the driving force behind their projects. Despite the ever present "renovation frustration" — they remain upbeat and kind to contractors, trades people and most importantly to each other! The series is produced by Rhino Content and developed in association with W Network.

Corus creates, broadcasts and licenses content across a variety of platforms including leading lifestyle networks; W Network, ABC Spark, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada and Food Network Canada. As commissioning broadcaster of Canadian series that have become international power houses including Property Brothers and Love It or List It, Corus brings its expertise in production and broadcast to a growing slate of unscripted series with significant international potential including Masters of Flip, Buying the View, Cheer Squad (formerly Cheer Stars) and the newly announced My Baby's Having a Baby and Worst to First.

About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company's portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 45 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children's book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus' roster of premium brands include Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic Channel, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

SOURCE Corus Entertainment Inc.

For further information: For further inquiries or to request images please contact: Netta Rondinelli, Corus Entertainment, netta.rondinelli@corusent.com, (416) 479-6443; Molly Ray, mollyray@me.com, (416) 500-1442

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