13-week lifestyle show Off Topic with the Scott Brothers launches on September 14
TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment is pleased to announce the premiere of Off Topic with the Scott Brothers, a 13-week, 60-minute lifestyle radio series airing on Corus Radio's news talk stations starting September 14. Co-hosted by twins Drew and Jonathan Scott from W Network's Property Brothers and joined by their sibling J.D. Scott, the series will air across Canada on Talk Radio AM640 (Toronto), AM 900 CHML (Hamilton), AM980 (London), 680 CJOB (Winnipeg), News Talk 770 (Calgary), 630 CHED (Edmonton) and CKNW AM 980 (Vancouver).
Each show will feature the brothers discussing a wide range of timely topics from lifestyle, pop culture, travel and entertainment while bringing their unique perspective, humour and insights to radio listeners every week.
"We are thrilled to be working with the Scott brothers by bringing their popular television brand to listeners across Canada," said Gord Harris, Brand Director, AM640 Toronto. "This series will showcase them in a different light as they tackle topical subjects each week."
Beginning September 14, Off Topic with the Scott Brothers can be heard Saturdays and Sundays on the following Corus Radio news talk stations:
Premiering Saturday, September 14
News Talk 770 (Calgary) at 6 p.m. MT
AM980 (London) at 7 p.m. ET
680 CJOB (Winnipeg) at 8 p.m. CT
CKNW AM 980 (Vancouver) at 9 p.m. PT
Premiering Sunday, September 15
Talk Radio AM640 (Toronto) at 9 a.m. ET
AM 900 CHML (Hamilton) at noon ET
630 CHED (Edmonton) at 4 p.m. MT
About Drew, Jonathan and J.D. Scott
Twins Drew and Jonathan Scott have had an interest in TV production, directing and acting since childhood. Following his appearances on Smallville, Breaker High and Madison, Drew Scott produced films, digital content and television galas including the Leo Film and Television Awards in Vancouver and The Producers Ball during the Toronto International Film Festival. Jonathan Scott evolved as an actor moving from theatre productions to television and film roles, and later co-founded Scott Real Estate Inc. Drew and Jonathan co-host multiple shows on the W Network including Property Brothers, Buying & Selling with the Property Brothers and Brother Vs. Brother.
J.D. Scott, the oldest of the three Scott brothers, is the writer of their family, penning many scripts, stories and articles over the years. As a former celebrity impersonator at Caesar's in Las Vegas, J.D. Scott embraced his passion for entertainment, music and acting. J.D. Scott was the founding member of Canadian sketch comedy ensemble YFG - Another Comedy Troupe. In 2004, Drew, Jonathan and J.D. founded Dividian Production Group. The company has since evolved to Scott Brothers Entertainment, combining their passion for television production, directing, acting, design and writing into one family business.
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Talk Radio AM640, AM 900 CHML, AM980, 680 CJOB, News Talk 770, 630 CHED and CKNW AM 980 are owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., 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, children's animation and animation software. The Company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), ABC Spark, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), Cosmopolitan TV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom 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.
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