TORONTO, June 26 /CNW/ - Corus Entertainment announced today that its
specialty network SCREAM will be rebranded as DUSK on September 9, 2009. The
launch will see the service expand its programming scope to include a more
extensive lineup of movie titles and series that appeal to a broader
"DUSK's visually dramatic new on-air look and schedule builds on the huge
popularity of suspense and thriller-based programming, and the growing
fascination with supernatural, paranormal-themed films and television series,"
said Jim Johnson, Vice President, Marketing, DUSK. "This combination of genres
will provide a new viewer experience that will satisfy audience's appetite for
suspense-fueled programs that combine fear and desire with darkness and
Catering to adults 18 - 49, DUSK will offer viewers access to a ramped up
lineup of suspense, thriller and supernatural-based Hollywood feature films
and television series seven days a week, 24-hours-a-day. Fall titles include
television series Supernatural Season 4, and films including The Black Dahlia,
Along Came a Spider, Corpse Bride, The Skeleton Key and The Gift.
DUSK is a partnership between Corus Entertainment Inc. and Canwest Global
About Corus Entertainment Inc.
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, advertising services, television
broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. The
company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, W Network,
CosmoTV, VIVA, Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio
stations including CKNW, CKOI and Q107. Corus creates engaging branded
entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A
publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York
(CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.
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