Corus Entertainment’s Acquisition of CLT From CTVglobemedia Complete
TORONTO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CJR.B; NYSE:CJR) announced today that the Company’s acquisition of CLT (Canadian Learning Television) from CTVglobemedia is complete. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approved the acquisition on August 22, 2008 and Corus took over ownership and operation of CLT on September 1, 2008.
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 and digital audio services, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, W Network, Movie Central, 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 http://www.corusent.com/.
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CONTACT: Tracy Ewing, Vice President, Communications, CorusEntertainment Inc., (416) 642-3792