Corus Celebrates Franklin’s 25th Anniversary
Treehouse, seen in over 8.5 million homes across Canada, offers premium preschool programming and a rich co-viewing environment for children and their parents. Delivering a strong balance of educational, values-rich and entertaining programs, Treehouse delivers high-quality children’s series from Canada and around the world. A parent-trusted brand, Treehouse’s highly interactive website, TreehouseTV.com reaches over half-a-million moms per month. Visit the Treehouse website at www.treehousetv.com.
Nelvana Studio is a globally recognized animation studio that produces a stable of award-winning and globally renowned brands – from literary classics Babar and Franklin to shows such as 6TEEN, Rolie Polie Olie and The Backyardigans, the #1 preschool series in Canada. Many of these series air on Corus Entertainment’s kids’ services in Canada and in over 150 countries around the world. Nelvana’s library now has well over 3,800 episodes of programming and has received over 70 major international program awards including Emmys and Geminis. Visit the Nelvana website at www.nelvana.com.
Kids Can Press is the largest Canadian-owned children’s publisher, with an award-winning list of over 500 picture books, nonfiction and fiction titles for toddlers to young adults, including Franklin the Turtle, the single most successful publishing franchise in the history of Canadian publishing, which has sold over 65 million books in more than 30 languages around the world. Visit the Kids Can Press website at www.kidscanpress.com.
Treehouse, Nelvana Studio and Kids Can Press are owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The Company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.