TORONTO, April 13, 2016 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B), the exclusive brand partner for Nickelodeon in Canada, announced today a new content deal with Netflix. The Netflix deal includes the Canadian streaming rights to Nickelodeon's classic hit series such as iCarly, Sam & Cat and Victorious, among others. The agreement also includes exclusive streaming rights to the critically-acclaimed animated Nick series, The Legend of Korra.
"We're delighted to partner with Netflix and reintroduce these iconic Nickelodeon series to Canadian kids and families on the streaming service," said Shawn Praskey, Vice President, Content Distribution. "This deal provides YTV fans with even more of the content they love across a variety of platforms."
As the sole Canadian rights holder of Nickelodeon's robust catalogue of current content and library titles, Corus has the exclusive rights to distribute digital content in Canada. Nickelodeon's current lineup can be found on Corus' Kids Networks YTV and Nickelodeon (Canada).
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.
Netflix is the world's leading Internet television network with over 75 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
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