Radio & Television

Corus, Astral finalize content deals with NBCUniversal

TORONTO – Corus Entertainment and Astral Media both finalized multi-year deals with NBCUniversal Television Canada Tuesday for the linear and non-linear rights to numerous titles from the Hollywood studio and content provider. Corus said that the deal means that big screen hits such as Little Fockers, The Adjustment Bureau, Bridesmaids and the upcoming release Tower Heist will be featured on its Movie Central service in 2011 and 2012. Astral’s agreement includes first-window titles such as Little Fockers, Hop, The Adjustment Bureau and Fast Five which will be available to subscribers of The Movie Network, Mpix and Super Ecran.  In addition, new releases will...