John Cassaday

Corus CEO Cassaday retiring

Corus Entertainment’s CEO, John Cassaday, has announced his retirement. After 25 years in the business and 15 as president and CEO of Canadian content giant Corus, Cassaday (pictured) will step down on March 30, 2015 at the end of his current contract. Corus COO Doug Murphy (below right) will step us and replace him in […]

Bell, Corus in ‘unprecedented’ HBO SVOD deal

Canada’s Bell Media and Corus Entertainment have scored what has been described as an “unprecedented” multiplatform and SVOD agreement with US premium broadcaster HBO. The deal gives the broadcasting companies exclusive streaming rights to HBO’s entire past-season library for every series the premium cabler currently has on air. The shows include Veep, Game of Thrones […]

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 […]