KidsCo Transmits from Corus Quay Starting January 8, 2013

KidsCo Rings in 2013 with New Branding and Programming from Corus 
Entertainment's Toronto Headquarters 
TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Starting January 8, 2013, KidsCo, the 
international children's television channel, a joint venture owned by 
NBCUniversal and Corus Entertainment, will be broadcast from Corus Quay in 
Toronto. From its state-of-the-art facility, the channel will be delivered to 
over 100 territories in 17 languages. In addition, Corus will also oversee the 
channel's programming and scheduling as well as collaborating on marketing and 
on-air promotions. The refreshed on-air look developed by Corus will be 
complemented by original, new content and a new website. 
Hendrik McDermott, Managing Director of KidsCo, "Today's announcement is the 
culmination of lots of exciting changes for KidsCo, with fresh branding and 
compelling new programming highlighted by key Nelvana titles. We are thrilled 
to continue to leverage the strengths of our committed shareholders, with 
NBCUniversal's global reach and Corus' programming expertise, cutting edge 
infrastructure and technology." 
Doug Murphy, President of Corus Television, added: "We are proud to have the 
KidsCo brand in our broadcasting portfolio. Corus has a long track record of 
building kids brands and launching many services successfully in Canada. This 
partnership not only showcases our expertise in producing and programming, but 
demonstrates Corus Quay's world class operations." 
An expert in kids and family programming, Corus is home to 24 TV channels 
including top kids' stations YTV, Nickelodeon and Treehouse and is the parent 
company of Nelvana - a world-leading animation studio and distribution company. 
KidsCo recently licensed a slate of fresh content from Nelvana, including 
Beyblade, Grossology, Rolie Polie Olie, Jacob Two-Two and Babar to further 
bolster the channel's 2013 schedule. KidsCo has also acquired the rights to 
widely-acclaimed shows My Place and Shelldon and has commissioned 
NBCUniversal's Matchbox Pictures to produce Zuzu and the Supernuffs. 
About Corus Quay
Corus Quay is a state-of-the-art-media production, broadcast and distribution 
facility featuring advanced technologies and organization design that sets a 
new standard for broadcast and content operations throughout the world. The 
fully integrated digital operation enables Corus to seamlessly collect, 
transfer and distribute content on multiple platforms including video on 
demand, broadband, and broadcast giving the Company an unparalleled ability to 
adapt and react to customer needs and the marketplace. Built for growth, the 
configuration of the operation allows for up to three times as many services 
to be delivered from the facility. 
About Corus Entertainment
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, television broadcasting, children's book publishing, 
children's animation and animation software. The Company's multimedia 
entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), ABC Spark, 
W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel 
(Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and 37 
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. 
About KidsCo
KidsCo is an international children's television channel for pre-schoolers, 
children aged 6-10 and families. A joint venture owned by NBCUniversal and 
Corus Entertainment, KidsCo is available in 17 languages and reaches 15 
million subscribers worldwide. KidsCo is distributed to satellite, cable and 
IPTV platforms across Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. KidsCo's range of 
responsible, feel-good and dependablecontent is also sourced from across the 
globe. www.kidsco.tv 
For Corus Entertainment media enquiries, please contact: Diana Pitt Publicist, 
Nelvana 416.479.6678 diana.pitt@corusent.com 
For KidsCo media enquiries, please contact: Champion Communications 44 (0) 207 
637 2587 kidsco@championcomms.com 
SOURCE: Corus Entertainment Inc. 
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