John MacDonald

Corus bring Canadian lifestyle to Cannes

Corus is bringing a slate of Canadian lifestyle to Cannes. The broadcaster and distributor will launch HGTV makeover series Home to Win (below), in which the stars from the cable net remodel an average house and turn it into a dream home. From Canadian indie Frantic Films, Corus will also have 8x30mins Backyard Build, which […]

Nine is Buying the View from Corus

Australia’s Nine Network has acquired real estate series Buying the View from Canadian distributor Corus Entertainment. A+E Networks Asia has also picked up the 26x30mins series in which home buyers search for properties with fantastic views. Our House Media produced it in association with Corus-owned W Network, and previous deals have seen it sold to […]

Corus pushes distribution, inks US sales

The content sales arm of Canadian media giant Corus has shopped two shows into the US. US cable net ABC Family has picked up Cheer Stars and cable channel operator Scripps has acquired Masters of Flip. The news was announced at MIPCOM where Corus is selling its content as part of a wider attempt to […]

Canuck net takes Burnett’s Detour

Canadian channel W Network is developing a travel reality series with Mark Burnett and his United Artist Media Group. The Voice producer Burnett (pictured) is working up a one-hour pilot for Destination Detour (WT) alongside UAMG, Omnicom Media-backed funding firm Highway Entertainment and Insight Productions. The format is being developed for the Canadian and international […]