Colin Bohm

Former ABC kids chief resurfaces at Corus

Deidre Brennan has resurfaced at Corus Entertainment, and will be vice president of kids content at the Canadian media giant. She joins having recently exited Australian pubcaster ABC where she oversaw its kids channels and content. Corus’ kids brands include YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon and the local versions of Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and the Disney channels. […]

Murphy upped as Corus restructures top team

Canada’s Corus has promoted executive VP Doug Murphy of the Canadian firm’s TV division to COO of the parent Corus Entertainment unit. The move is part of a restructure designed to bring Corus’ TV and radio units closer together. Murphy will now be executive VP and COO of Corus Entertainment and in control of television […]

Nelvana preps new Beyblade

Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises and Japan’s d-rights are working on three new series set in the Beyblade universe. This fall, the pair will launch the 26x30mins Beyblade: Shogun Steel, which will be set seven years after the previous incarnation, Metal Saga. 13x30mins BeyRaiderz Shogun (working title) will follow in spring 2014, and later that year BeyWarriors […]